NECOS: NEws and COmments in Spanish

Resource type

NEws and COmments in Spanish (NECOS) is a collection of Spanish comments posted in response to newspaper articles. Following a robust annotation scheme, three annotators labeled the comments as constructive and non-constructive. The articles were published in the newspaper El Mundo between April 3rd and April 30th, 2018.

The corpus is composed of a total of 10 news articles and 1,419 comments. Three annotators manually labeled NECOS with an average Cohen’s kappa of 78.97. 

How to cite

López-Úbeda, P., Plaza-del-Arco, F. M., Díaz-Galiano, M. C., & Martín-Valdivia, M. T. (2021). NECOS: An annotated corpus to identify constructive news comments in Spanish. Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural66, 41-51.