PSYCHONET - A Psycholinguistc Commonsense Ontology

Haytham Mohtasseb, Amr Ahmed

Abstract

Ontologies have been widely accepted as the most advanced knowledge representation model. This paper introduces PsychoNet, a new knowledgebase that forms the link between psycholinguistic taxonomy, existing in LIWC, and its semantic textual representation in the form of commonsense semantic ontology, represented by ConceptNet. The integration of LIWC and ConceptNet and the added functionalities facilitate employing ConceptNet in psycholinguistic studies. Furthermore, it simplifies utilization of the huge network of Concept-Net for a specific multimedia application based on key category(ies) from LIWC, such as visual or biological applications. PsychoNet adds a new layer of complementary psycholinguistic functions to the original semantic network. Moreover, learning, either clustering or classification, is more applicable in the developed ontology. The paper shows a sample application of text classification for mood prediction task. The result confirms the validity of the proposed network as PsychoNet outperforms LIWC in mood prediction.

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Mohtasseb H. and Ahmed A. (2010). PSYCHONET - A Psycholinguistc Commonsense Ontology . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-29-4, pages 159-164. DOI: 10.5220/0003055601590164


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@conference{keod10,
author={Haytham Mohtasseb and Amr Ahmed},
title={PSYCHONET - A Psycholinguistc Commonsense Ontology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={159-164},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003055601590164},
isbn={978-989-8425-29-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)
TI - PSYCHONET - A Psycholinguistc Commonsense Ontology
SN - 978-989-8425-29-4
AU - Mohtasseb H.
AU - Ahmed A.
PY - 2010
SP - 159
EP - 164
DO - 10.5220/0003055601590164