Boo-Hooray and Affective Approaches to Ethical Textual Analysis

by Carson Reynolds

Boo-Hooray is a system (following Ayer) that uses Google to retreive emotional words on a topic and then decides whether the topic is “good” or “bad.” If that sounds naïve, then maybe I can textually persude you that it is actually a philosophical experiment.

Cite as:

Reynolds, C. (2006) Boo-Hooray and Affective Approaches to Ethical Textual Analysis. Computers and Philosophy, an International Conference, May 3 – 5, 2006, Laval, France.

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