Rice and Zorn: Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies: Application to court decisions

Professor Dr. Douglas R. Rice of the University of Mississippi and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University presented a paper entitled Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies, at MPSA 2014: Midwest Political Science Association Conference, being held 3-6 April 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Here is the abstract of the paper:

We present an unsupervised approach to building a context-specific sentiment analysis dictionary, and compare our method to supervised learning and off-the-shelf dictionaries with standard sentiment datasets and U.S. Supreme Court opinions.

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