Search Results for author: Ben Verhoeven

Found 10 papers, 2 papers with code

Automatic Detection of Cyberbullying in Social Media Text

no code implementations17 Jan 2018 Cynthia Van Hee, Gilles Jacobs, Chris Emmery, Bart Desmet, Els Lefever, Ben Verhoeven, Guy De Pauw, Walter Daelemans, Véronique Hoste

While social media offer great communication opportunities, they also increase the vulnerability of young people to threatening situations online.

Binary Classification

Gender Profiling for Slovene Twitter communication: the Influence of Gender Marking, Content and Style

no code implementations WS 2017 Ben Verhoeven, Iza {\v{S}}krjanec, Senja Pollak

Inspired by the TwiSty corpus and experiments (Verhoeven et al., 2016), we employed the Janes corpus (Erjavec et al., 2016) and its gender annotations to perform gender classification experiments on Twitter text comparing a token-based and a lemma-based approach.

Gender Classification General Classification +2

A Dictionary-based Approach to Racism Detection in Dutch Social Media

1 code implementation31 Aug 2016 Stéphan Tulkens, Lisa Hilte, Elise Lodewyckx, Ben Verhoeven, Walter Daelemans

The best-performing model used the manually cleaned dictionary and obtained an F-score of 0. 46 for the racist class on a test set consisting of unseen Dutch comments, retrieved from the same sites used for the training set.

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