Text Representation through Multimodal Variational Autoencoder for One-Class Learning


Multi-class learning (MCL) methods perform Automatic Text Classification (ATC), which requires labeling for all classes. MCL fails when there is no well-defined class information and requires a great eff ort in labeling. One-Class Learning (OCL) can mitigate these limitations since the training only has instances from one class, reducing the labeling eff ort and making the ATC more appropriate for open-domain applications. However, OCL is more challenging due to the lack of counterexamples. Even so, most studies use unimodal representations, even though different domains contain other information (modalities). Thus, this study proposes the Multimodal Variational Autoencoder (MVAE) for OCL. MVAE is a multimodal method that learns a new representation from more than one modality, capturing the characteristics of the interest class in an adequate way. MVAE explores semantic, density, linguistic, and spatial information modalities. The main contribution is a new multimodal method for representation learning on OCL scenarios considering few instances to train with state-of-the-art results in three domains.
Palavras-chave: Text Classification, One-Class Learning, Multi-modal Variational Autoencoder


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GÔLO, Marcos Paulo Silva; MARCACINI, Ricardo Marcondes. Text Representation through Multimodal Variational Autoencoder for One-Class Learning. In: CONCURSO DE TESES E DISSERTAÇÕES - SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE SISTEMAS MULTIMÍDIA E WEB (WEBMEDIA), 29. , 2023, Ribeirão Preto/SP. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2023 . p. 19-22. ISSN 2596-1683. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/webmedia_estendido.2023.233158.