Domain specific affective classification of documents

Sara Owsley Sood*, Sanjay Sood, Kristian J Hammond

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

35 Scopus citations


In this paper, we describe a set of techniques that can be used to classify weblogs (blogs) by emotional content. Instead of using a general purpose emotional classification strategy, our technique aims to generate domain specific sentiment classifiers that can be used to determine the emotional state of weblogs in that domain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputational Approaches to Analyzing Weblogs - Papers from the AAAI Spring Symposium, Technical Report
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Aug 21 2006
Event2006 AAAI Spring Symposium - Stanford, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 27 2006Mar 29 2006

Publication series

NameAAAI Spring Symposium - Technical Report


Other2006 AAAI Spring Symposium
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityStanford, CA


  • Affect Classification
  • Blog Processing
  • Emotional Analysis
  • Sentiment Analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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