Search Results for author: Maite Taboada

Found 15 papers, 4 papers with code

Dimensions of Online Conflict: Towards Modeling Agonism

1 code implementation6 Nov 2023 Matt Canute, Mali Jin, hannah holtzclaw, Alberto Lusoli, Philippa R Adams, Mugdha Pandya, Maite Taboada, Diana Maynard, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Agonism plays a vital role in democratic dialogue by fostering diverse perspectives and robust discussions.

Radar de Parité: An NLP system to measure gender representation in French news stories

1 code implementation19 Apr 2023 Valentin-Gabriel Soumah, Prashanth Rao, Philipp Eibl, Maite Taboada

We present the Radar de Parit\'e, an automated Natural Language Processing (NLP) system that measures the proportion of women and men quoted daily in six Canadian French-language media outlets.


Classifying Constructive Comments

2 code implementations11 Apr 2020 Varada Kolhatkar, Nithum Thain, Jeffrey Sorensen, Lucas Dixon, Maite Taboada

The quality of the annotation scheme and the resulting dataset is evaluated using measurements of inter-annotator agreement, expert assessment of a sample, and by the constructiveness sub-characteristics, which we show provide a proxy for the general constructiveness concept.

Domain Adaptation

Introduction to the Special Issue on Language in Social Media: Exploiting Discourse and Other Contextual Information

no code implementations CL 2018 Farah Benamara, Diana Inkpen, Maite Taboada

This special issue contributes to a deeper understanding of the role of these interactions to process social media data from a new perspective in discourse interpretation.

Using New York Times Picks to Identify Constructive Comments

no code implementations WS 2017 Varada Kolhatkar, Maite Taboada

We examine the extent to which we are able to automatically identify constructive online comments.

Constructive Language in News Comments

no code implementations WS 2017 Varada Kolhatkar, Maite Taboada

We discuss the characteristics of constructive news comments, and present methods to identify them.

Evaluative Language Beyond Bags of Words: Linguistic Insights and Computational Applications

no code implementations CL 2017 Farah Benamara, Maite Taboada, Yannick Mathieu

We then argue that the standard computational definition of the concept of evaluative language neglects the dynamic nature of evaluation, in which the interpretation of a given evaluation depends on linguistic and extra-linguistic contextual factors.

Sentiment Analysis Sociology

Semantic descriptions of 24 evaluational adjectives, for application in sentiment analysis

no code implementations24 Aug 2016 Cliff Goddard, Maite Taboada, Radoslava Trnavac

We apply the Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) approach (Goddard and Wierzbicka 2014) to the lexical-semantic analysis of English evaluational adjectives and compare the results with the picture developed in the Appraisal Framework (Martin and White 2005).

Sentiment Analysis

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