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Title SatiricLR: a Language Resource of Satirical News Articles
Authors Alice Frain and Sander Wubben
Abstract In this paper we introduce the Satirical Language Resource: a dataset containing a balanced collection of satirical and non satirical news texts from various domains. This is the first dataset of this magnitude and scope in the domain of satire. We envision this dataset will facilitate studies on various aspects of of sat- ire in news articles. We test the viability of our data on the task of classification of satire.
Topics Corpus (Creation, Annotation, etc.), Document Classification, Text categorisation, Opinion Mining / Sentiment Analysis
Full paper SatiricLR: a Language Resource of Satirical News Articles
Bibtex @InProceedings{FRAIN16.1209,
  author = {Alice Frain and Sander Wubben},
  title = {SatiricLR: a Language Resource of Satirical News Articles},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016)},
  year = {2016},
  month = {may},
  date = {23-28},
  location = {Portoro┼ż, Slovenia},
  editor = {Nicoletta Calzolari (Conference Chair) and Khalid Choukri and Thierry Declerck and Sara Goggi and Marko Grobelnik and Bente Maegaard and Joseph Mariani and Helene Mazo and Asuncion Moreno and Jan Odijk and Stelios Piperidis},
  publisher = {European Language Resources Association (ELRA)},
  address = {Paris, France},
  isbn = {978-2-9517408-9-1},
  language = {english}
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