How to detect sarcasm in texts

I received an email asking how I would go about the detection of sarcasm in texts. I have a long standing interest in this topic, but only from the side lines, as I contribute to other NLP tasks (sentiment analysis, topic detection and recently, identification of emotions in text). A lot of papers on sarcasm have appeared but I didn’t review them. I’d be interested to see what approaches are explored to date. The following is how I would approach the task:

Dec 17, 2021

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Pointwise mutual information and tf idf, when to use them

When creating a network from a text or a corpus of texts, the logic is to draw the terms that frequently appear (“co-occur”) together in the same sentences or paragraphs. The problem is, most frequent terms in these texts will be connected even if these connections don’t make a lot of sense.

August 30, 2021

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The long game

What time have we got to develop an academic research project? What time have we got when we develop and launch an app, as an indie maker?

July 8, 2021

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Hello world

Many things to share about the new directions of research and development I am pursuing! Check the “about” page for a start!

May 15, 2021

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