Computer Algorithm Can Recognize Sarcasm

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:34 am May 19, 2010

Most awesome and useful thing ever. “SASI, a Semi-supervised Algorithm for Sarcasm Identification, can recognize sarcastic sentences in product reviews online with pretty astounding 77 percent precision. To create such an algorithm, the team scanned 66,000 product reviews, with three different human annotators tagging sentences for sarcasm.”

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