A Large Self-Annotated Corpus for Sarcasm [article]

Mikhail Khodak, Nikunj Saunshi, Kiran Vodrahalli
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce the Self-Annotated Reddit Corpus (SARC), a large corpus for sarcasm research and for training and evaluating systems for sarcasm detection. The corpus has 1.3 million sarcastic statements -- 10 times more than any previous dataset -- and many times more instances of non-sarcastic statements, allowing for learning in both balanced and unbalanced label regimes. Each statement is furthermore self-annotated -- sarcasm is labeled by the author, not an independent annotator -- and
more » ... d with user, topic, and conversation context. We evaluate the corpus for accuracy, construct benchmarks for sarcasm detection, and evaluate baseline methods.
arXiv:1704.05579v4 fatcat:2nvi2pwqbzerljyqxbtz5fwd7m