Kv Aditya Srivatsa

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Towards Toxic Positivity Detection
Ishan Sanjeev Upadhyay | KV Aditya Srivatsa | Radhika Mamidi
Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Social Media

Over the past few years, there has been a growing concern around toxic positivity on social media which is a phenomenon where positivity is used to minimize one’s emotional experience. In this paper, we create a dataset for toxic positivity classification from Twitter and an inspirational quote website. We then perform benchmarking experiments using various text classification models and show the suitability of these models for the task. We achieved a macro F1 score of 0.71 and a weighted F1 score of 0.85 by using an ensemble model. To the best of our knowledge, our dataset is the first such dataset created.

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Sammaan@LT-EDI-ACL2022: Ensembled Transformers Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Ishan Sanjeev Upadhyay | Kv Aditya Srivatsa | Radhika Mamidi
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Language Technology for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Hateful and offensive content on social media platforms can have negative effects on users and can make online communities more hostile towards certain people and hamper equality, diversity and inclusion. In this paper, we describe our approach to classify homophobia and transphobia in social media comments. We used an ensemble of transformer-based models to build our classifier. Our model ranked 2nd for English, 8th for Tamil and 10th for Tamil-English.