SNF project sentiment inference (until Dec 2022)

snf project



Focus of the project

  • German sentiment inference based on connotation frames 
  • indentify writer, reader and text perspective 
  • factuality determination for inference  validation
  • role framing: who gets positively/negatively conceptualized
  • attitude prediction: who is in favour of /against who

Project staff

  • Anne Göhring 
  • Alison Yong-Ju Kim
  • Manfred Klenner
  • Dylan Massey

Former members:

  • Noëmi Aepli
  • Sophia Conrad
  • Andreas Säuberli 


The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Fondation (SNF) and  runs until December 2022.

Project results

Online demo Stancer: Sentiment inference for German


Download (coming soon)

  • Animacy Detection for German based on Word Embeddings
  • Polarity Quantified Noun Phrases (silver standard)
  • Implicit and Explicit Writer Stance (using X-stance)