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JACIII Vol.25 No.5 pp. 574-580
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2021.p0574
(2021)

Paper:

Sino-Japanese Relations from the Perspective of Chinese Mainstream Media During the Pandemic: Based on Word2vec and DTM Model

Jiangying Wei and Xiuwu Zhang

School of Statistics, Huaqiao University
No.668 Jimei Avenue, Jimei District, Xiamen, Fujian 361021, China

Corresponding author

Received:
August 17, 2020
Accepted:
April 9, 2021
Published:
September 20, 2021
Keywords:
word2vec, DTM, Sino-Japanese relations, COVID-19
Abstract
Sino-Japanese Relations from the Perspective of Chinese Mainstream Media During the Pandemic: Based on Word2vec and DTM Model

Changes of theme words over time

We conducted sentiment classification for news reports during the COVID-19 pandemic on Sino-Japanese relations from Chinese and Japanese media. Based on the Word2vec and Dynamic Topic Models, we analyzed the macroscopic dimension of theme distribution and the semantic change process of “Sino-Japanese” related words. The results indicate that Chinese media reports are mainly neutral, but Japanese ones are mainly negative. The meaning of the terms related to “Sino-Japanese” has not changed significantly, but there are minor differences in the content of reports on the same subject in different periods. During Suga’s administration, the overall stability of Sino-Japanese relations and the continued advancement of pragmatic cooperation are expected to continue.

Cite this article as:
Jiangying Wei and Xiuwu Zhang, “Sino-Japanese Relations from the Perspective of Chinese Mainstream Media During the Pandemic: Based on Word2vec and DTM Model,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.25, No.5, pp. 574-580, 2021.
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