Automatic satire detection

Clint Burfoot, Timothy Baldwin
2009 Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2009 Conference Short Papers on - ACL-IJCNLP '09   unpublished
We introduce the novel task of determining whether a newswire article is "true" or satirical. We experiment with SVMs, feature scaling, and a number of lexical and semantic feature types, and achieve promising results over the task.
doi:10.3115/1667583.1667633 fatcat:r34ri2kl2zd3picxnx36dkthee