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Saturation Tests in Application to Validation of Opinion Corpora: A Tool for Corpora Processing

  • Zygmunt VetulaniEmail author
  • Marta Witkowska
  • Suleyman Menken
  • Umut Canbolat
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10930)

Abstract

Opinion processing has recently gained much interest among computational linguists, public relation experts, marketing companies, and politicians. Studies of the natural language expression of opinions, desires, emotions, and related phenomena require appropriate tools and methodologies. We propose tools for collection of empirical data in the form of a corpus, limiting our research field to customers’ written opinions about widely used on-line booking services in the area of hotel reservations (via Booking.com). In this paper, we present the corpus acquisition procedure and our data acquisition tool, as well as discuss our decisions about the selection of the source data. We also present some limitations of our proposal and propose a validation methodology for the resulting corpora.

Keywords

Text corpora Language resources Opinion processing Corpora validation Saturation tests 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zygmunt Vetulani
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marta Witkowska
    • 1
  • Suleyman Menken
    • 2
  • Umut Canbolat
    • 2
  1. 1.Adam Mickiewicz University in PoznańPoznańPoland
  2. 2.University of KocaeliİzmitTurkey

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