DFKI-LT - Towards the Automatic Classification of Offensive Language and Related Phenomena in German Tweets

Julian Moreno Schneider, Roland Roller, Peter Bourgonje, Stefanie Hegele, Georg Rehm
Towards the Automatic Classification of Offensive Language and Related Phenomena in German Tweets
in: Josef Ruppenhofer, Melanie Siegel, Michael Wiegand (eds.):
6 Proceedings of the GermEval 2018 Workshop, Vienna, Austria, Online, 2018
 
In recent years the automatic detection of abusive language, offensive language and hate speech in several different forms of online communication has received a lot of attention by the Computational Linguistics and Language Technology community. While most approaches work on English data, publications on languages other than English are rare. This paper, submitted to the GermEval 2018 Shared Task on the Identification of Offensive Language, pro- vides the results of several experiments regarding the classification of offensive language in German language tweets.
 
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