Paper: Bootstrapping Both Product Features and Opinion Words from Chinese Customer Reviews with Cross-Inducing

ACL ID I08-1038
Title Bootstrapping Both Product Features and Opinion Words from Chinese Customer Reviews with Cross-Inducing
Venue International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2008
Authors

We consider the problem of 1 identifying product features and opinion words in a unified process from Chinese customer re- views when only a much small seed set of opinion words is available. In particular, we consider a problem setting motivated by the task of identifying product features with opinion words and learning opinion words through features alternately and it- eratively. In customer reviews, opinion words usually have a close relationship with product features, and the association between them is measured by a revised formula of mutual information in this paper. A bootstrapping iterative learning strategy is proposed to alternately both of them. A linguistic rule is adopted to identify low- frequent features and opinion words. Fur- thermore, a mapping function fr...