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Mumbai | Aug 23, 2018
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IIT Bombay researchers survey different approaches to automatically detect sarcastic texts using computers. 

General, Science, Technology, Deep-dive
Mumbai | Feb 25, 2018

“Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it”, quipped Mark Twain.

Though the abilities of computers have increased exponentially, recognising sarcastic commentary such as “being awake at 4am with a headache is fun”, still remains a challenge. Unlike humans, who use visual and physical cues like rolling of eyes to detect sarcasm, computers have to rely only on text. For the past decade, linguistic studies have accelerated enhancements in computational irony.

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