Joe (filceolaire) wrote,
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Using Livejournal to teach bots to spot trolls

Wired has a story (http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/10/troll-anger-management/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29) about training a bot to recognise trolls.

The first stage is for the bot to plough through a ton of Livejournal posts and learn to recognise whether a post is angry, happy or sad, using the Livejournal mood icons and checking which words are associated with different moods.

I think that might actually work.
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