Characterizing Humour: An Exploration of Features in Humorous Texts

Characterizing Humour: An Exploration of Features in Humorous Texts

Date: February 2007
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Pulman, Stephen
Description: This paper investigates the problem of automatic humor recognition, and provides an in-depth analysis of two of the most frequently observed features of humorous text: human-centeredness and negative polarity. Through experiments performed on two collections of humorous texts, the authors show that these properties of verbal humor are consisted across different data sets.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering