A Lexical Grammatical Implementation of Affect

  • Matthijs Mulder
  • Anton Nijholt
  • Marten den Uyl
  • Peter Terpstra
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3206)


In this paper we report about our research towards the use of affect in language wherein we have attempted to formalise the affective functionality at word and grammatical level for a fraction of Dutch and English. These formalisations have been demonstrated in a pilot experiment. The empirical background of the formalisation, and the results of the experiment constitute the basis for further research on a lexical, grammatical implementation of affect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthijs Mulder
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anton Nijholt
    • 1
  • Marten den Uyl
    • 2
  • Peter Terpstra
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Parabots ServicesAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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