Paper: Effects Of Adjective Orientation And Gradability On Sentence Subjectivity

ACL ID C00-1044
Title Effects Of Adjective Orientation And Gradability On Sentence Subjectivity
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

Subjectivity is a pragmatic, sentence-level feature that has important implications for texl processing applica- lions such as information exlractiou and information ic- lricwd. We study tile elfeels of dymunic adjectives, se- mantically oriented adjectives, and gradable ad.ieclivcs on a simple subjectivity classiiicr, and establish lhat lhcy arc strong predictors of subjectivity. A novel train- able mclhod thai statistically combines two indicators of gradability is presented and ewlhlalcd, complementing exisling automatic Icchniques for assigning orientation labels.