We tackled both subtasks, namely Sarcasm Detection (Subtask 1) and Sentiment Analysis (Subtask 2).
On various Social Media platforms, people, tend to use the informal way to communicate, or write posts and comments: their local dialects.
This paper provides a detailed overview of the system and its outcomes, which were produced as part of the NLP4IF Shared Task on Fighting the COVID-19 Infodemic at NAACL 2021.
1 code implementation • 6 Apr 2021 • Kathleen Siminyu, Godson Kalipe, Davor Orlic, Jade Abbott, Vukosi Marivate, Sackey Freshia, Prateek Sibal, Bhanu Neupane, David I. Adelani, Amelia Taylor, Jamiil Toure Ali, Kevin Degila, Momboladji Balogoun, Thierno Ibrahima DIOP, Davis David, Chayma Fourati, Hatem Haddad, Malek Naski
Advances in speech and language technologies enable tools such as voice-search, text-to-speech, speech recognition and machine translation.
Searching for an available, reliable, official, and understandable information is not a trivial task due to scattered information across the internet, and the availability lack of governmental communication channels communicating with African dialects and languages.
In this paper, we focus on the Tunisian dialect sentiment analysis used on social media.