Dynamic Forest Model for Sentiment Classification

  • Mingming Li
  • Jiao DaiEmail author
  • Wei Liu
  • Jizhong Han
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10638)


Sentiment classification is a useful approach to analyse the emotional polarity of user reviews, and method based on machine learning has achieved a great success. In the era of Web2.0, the emotional intensity of terms will change with time and events, while a large number of Out-Of-Vocabulary (OOV) terms are appearing. But the method of machine learning pays little attention to them because they focus to reduce the computational complexity. To address the problem, we proposed a dynamic forest model, which can describe the emotional intensity of the term in character granularity, and can append OOV dynamically and adjust their emotional intensity value. Experiments show that in the Chinese environment, our model greatly boosts the performance compared with the method based machine learning, while the time is saved by halves.


Sentiment classification Machine learning Out-Of-Vocabulary Sentiment lexicon Dynamic forest 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Cyber SecurityUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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