Newswise: System Detects & Translates Sarcasm on Social Media

Newswise: System Detects & Translates Sarcasm on Social Media. “Researchers in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management have developed a system for interpreting sarcastic statements in social media. The system, developed by graduate student Lotam Peled, under the guidance of Assistant Professor Roi Reichart, is called Sarcasm SIGN (sarcasm Sentimental Interpretation GeNerator).”

The Register: CompSci boffins find Reddit is ideal source for sarcasm database

The Register: CompSci boffins find Reddit is ideal source for sarcasm database . “Over here at El Reg, we think that chatbots are, like, the best thing ever. Not. But would they be any better if they could detect sarcasm and retaliate with their own snide remarks? A group of computer scientists from Princeton University, USA, certainly think so. Mikhail Khodak, Nikunj Saunshi and Kiran Vodrahalli, all graduate students, have pooled together ‘a large self-annotated corpus for sarcasm’ by trawling through Reddit.”