Pinpointing Sentence-Level Subjectivity through Balanced Subjective and Objective Features

  • Munhyong Kim
  • Hyopil Shin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8686)


The sentence-level subjectivity classification is a challenging task. This paper pinpoints some of its unique characteristics. It argues that these characteristics should be considered when extracting subjective or objective features from sentences. Through various sentence-level subjectivity classification experiments with numerous feature combinations, we found that balanced features for both subjective and objective sentences help to achieve balanced precision and recall for sentence subjectivity classification.


sentence-level subjectivity analysis subjective and objective features balanced features 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Munhyong Kim
    • 1
  • Hyopil Shin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsSeoul National UniversityKorea

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