Computers to detect sarcasm

How is this: Computers can recognize sarcasm and later all the other emotions that we humans have. Researchers have now developed a computer algorithm capable of recognizing sarcasm in written text.

How easy is it for computers to “get” the meaning, when what is written is actually the opposite of what the writer intended? That is why this algorithm could be the Holy Grail in artificial intelligence – for a more “natural” communication between humans and computers.

As it is, the computer is about as good as a person with bad social skills would do.. (abcnews.go.com)

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