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Potential Emotion Word in Movie Dialog

  • Seung-Bo Park
  • Eunsoon You
  • Jason J. Jung
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 120)

Abstract

Word emotion analysis is the basic step that recognizes emotions. Emotion words that express emotion on dialogs are classified into two classes such as direct and potential emotion word. Direct emotion word can represent clearly emotion and potential emotion word may represent specific emotion depending on context. Potential emotion word unlike direct emotion word is hardly extracted and identified. In this paper, we propose the method that extracts and identifies potential emotion words based on WordNet as well as direct emotion words. Potential emotion word can be extracted by measuring lexical affinity. Then, we consider the sense distance in order to minimize variation of meaning. In addition, we suggest the maximum sense distance that limits searching space and can extract the best potential emotion words.

Keywords

Potential emotion word WordNet Movie dialog Lexical affinity Emotional distance 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF) grant funded by the Korea government(MEST) (No. 2011-0017156).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationInha UniversityNam-gu, IncheonSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of French CivilizationInha UniversityNam-gu, IncheonSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringYeungnam UniversityGyeongsanSouth Korea

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