Jordan University of Science and Technology

Framework for Affective News Analysis of Arabic News: 2014 Gaza Attacks Case Study


Mahmoud Al-Ayyoub, Huda Al-Sarhan, Majd Al-So'ud, Mohammad Al-Smadi, Yaser Jararweh

This paper aims at fostering the domain of Arabic affective news analysis through providing: (a) a benchmark annotated Arabic dataset of news for affective news analysis, (b) an aspect-based sentiment analysis (ABSA) approach for evaluating the sentimental affect of Arabic news posts on the reader, and (c) a baseline approach with a common evaluation framework to compare future research results with the baseline ones.