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Automatic Annotation of Characters’ Emotions in Stories

  • Vincenzo Lombardo
  • Rossana Damiano
  • Cristina Battaglino
  • Antonio Pizzo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9445)

Abstract

The emotional states of the characters allow the audience to understand their motivations and feel empathy for their reactions to the story incidents. Consequently, the annotation of characters’ emotions in narratives is highly relevant for story indexing and retrieval but also editing and analysis. In this paper, we address the construction of tools for the annotation of characters’ emotions in stories, opening the way to the construction of a corpus of narratives annotated with emotions.

Keywords

Emotion annotation Narrative corpora Emotion appraisal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincenzo Lombardo
    • 1
  • Rossana Damiano
    • 1
  • Cristina Battaglino
    • 1
  • Antonio Pizzo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and CIRMAUniversity of TorinoTurinItaly
  2. 2.Department of Humanities and CIRMAUniversity of TorinoTurinItaly

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