SemEval-2017 Task 4E English, Sentiment Analysis in Twitter

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Jan. 16, 2017, midnight UTC


Aug. 1, 2016, midnight UTC


Competition Ends
Jan. 22, 2017, 11:59 p.m. UTC

Semeval 2017 Task 4: Sentiment Analysis in Twitter

Subtask E: Tweet Quantification

Given a set of tweets about a given topic, estimate the distribution of the tweets across a five-point scale: the five classes of a five-point scale.

Evaluation Criteria

For Subtask E, the only measure we will consider, consistently with 2016, will be the Earth Mover’s Distance, since it is the only known measure for ordinal quantification.

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Start: Aug. 1, 2016, midnight


Start: Jan. 16, 2017, midnight

Competition Ends

Jan. 22, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

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# Username Score
1 THU_HCSI_IDU 0.23600
2 mcliche 0.25000
3 karpnv 0.33400