Paper: Textual Emotion Processing From Event Analysis

ACL ID W10-4102
Title Textual Emotion Processing From Event Analysis
Venue Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2010

Textual emotion recognition has gained a lot of attention recent years; it is however less devel- oped due to the complexity nature of emotion. In this paper, we start with the discussion of a num- ber of fundamental yet unresolved issues concern- ing emotion, which includes its definition, representation and technology. We then propose an alternative solution for emotion recognition taking into account of emotion causes. Two pilot experiments are done to justify our proposal. The first experiment explores the impact of emotion recognition. It shows that the context contains rich and crucial information that effectively help emo- tion recognition. The other experiment examines emotion cause events in the context. We find that most emotions are expressed with the presence of ca...