Computational Personality Analysis : Introduction, Practical Applications and Novel Directions

The emergence of intelligent technologies, sophisticated natural language processing methodologies and huge textual repositories, invites a new approach for the challenge of automatically identifying personality dimensions through the analysis of textual data. This short book aims to (1) introduce t...

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Main Author: Neuman, Yair
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • From The Princess Bride to computational personality
  • Personality in a nutshell: Understanding who we are
  • Computational personality analysis: When the machine meets the psychologist
  • Distributional semantics and personality: How to find a perpetrator in a haystack
  • Themes of personality: Profiling a political leader
  • Going beyond words: How the Sisters of Mercy may identify psychopaths
  • Hidden textual themes: Into Shakespeare’s mind
  • The complexity of personality: From Snowden to Superman
  • Attractors of personality: A murderer, a terrorist and some angry Jews
  • Taking complexity a step forward: The reversibility of the pedophile’s mind
  • Discussion
  • Appendix
  • Author index
  • Subject index