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A Computational Semantic Lexicon of French Verbs of Emotion

  • Yvette Yannick Mathieu
Part of the The Information Retrieval Series book series (INRE, volume 20)

Abstract

A computational semantic lexicon of French verbs of feeling, emotion, and psychological states is presented here, as well as FEELING, a software program using this lexicon to provide an interpretation and to generate paraphrases. Semantic representations are described by means of a set of feature structures. Sixty newspaper “letters to the Editor” were taken as a domain for the evaluation of this work.

Keywords

semantic lexicon computational lexicon emotion feeling psychological verbs semantic classes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvette Yannick Mathieu
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de linguistique formelle — CNRSUniversité Paris 7Paris cedex 05France

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