Anywhere but Here - Enron’s Emails in the Midst of a Crisis

Corey Taylor, Richard Leibbrandt, David Powers


The emotional states of employees under stress are likely to manifest themselves in ways other in inter-personal interactions, namely, emails. The Enron Email Corpus was mined by both supervised and unsupervised methods to determine the degree to which this was true for Enron employees whilst the corporation was under investigation. Changes in language patterns were then compared against the timelines of the investigation. The method as described validates both the use of a subset of a very large corpus and the use of tagging methods to understand the patterns in various phrase types as used by Enron employees.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Taylor C., Leibbrandt R. and Powers D. (2015). Anywhere but Here - Enron’s Emails in the Midst of a Crisis . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-074-1, pages 247-253. DOI: 10.5220/0005174502470253

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author={Corey Taylor and Richard Leibbrandt and David Powers},
title={Anywhere but Here - Enron’s Emails in the Midst of a Crisis},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Anywhere but Here - Enron’s Emails in the Midst of a Crisis
SN - 978-989-758-074-1
AU - Taylor C.
AU - Leibbrandt R.
AU - Powers D.
PY - 2015
SP - 247
EP - 253
DO - 10.5220/0005174502470253