Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-10162
Authors: Reiter, Nils
Krautter, Benjamin
Pagel, Janis
Willand, Marcus
Title: Detecting protagonists in German plays around 1800 as a classification task
Issue Date: 2018
metadata.ubs.publikation.typ: Konferenzbeitrag
metadata.ubs.konferenzname: EADH: Data in Digital Humanities (2018, Galway)
metadata.ubs.publikation.seiten: 5
URI: http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/handle/11682/10179
http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:93-opus-ds-101799
http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-10162
Abstract: In this paper, we aim at identifying protagonists in plays automatically. To this end, we train a classifier using various features and investigate the importance of each feature. A challenging aspect here is that the number of spoken words for a character is a very strong baseline. We can show, however, that a) the stage presence of characters and b) topics used in their speech can help to detect protagonists even above the baseline.
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