Identifying Ideological Perspectives of Web Videos using Patterns Emerging from Folksonomies
journal contributionposted on 01.01.2003 by Wei-Hao Lin, Alexander Hauptmann
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We are developing a classfier that can automatically identify a web video's ideological perspective on a political or social issue (e.g., pro-life or pro-choice on the abortion issue). The problem has received little attention, possibly due to inherent difficulties in content-based approaches. We propose to develop such a classfier based on the pattern of tags emerging from folksonomies. The experimental results are positive and encouraging.