Document Type : Applied Article

Authors

School of Computer engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.

10.22044/jadm.2021.10471.2186

Abstract

Determining the personality dimensions of individuals is very important in psychological research. The most well-known example of personality dimensions is the Five-Factor Model (FFM). There are two approaches 1- Manual and 2- Automatic for determining the personality dimensions. In a manual approach, Psychologists discover these dimensions through personality questionnaires. As an automatic way, varied personal input types (textual/image/video) of people are gathered and analyzed for this purpose. In this paper, we proposed a method called DENOVA (DEep learning based on the ANOVA), which predicts FFM using deep learning based on the Analysis of variance (ANOVA) of words. For this purpose, DENOVA first applies ANOVA to select the most informative terms. Then, DENOVA employs Word2Vec to extract document embeddings. Finally, DENOVA uses Support Vector Machine (SVM), Logistic Regression, XGBoost, and Multilayer perceptron (MLP) as classifiers to predict FFM. The experimental results show that DENOVA outperforms on average, 6.91%, the state-of-the-art methods in predicting FFM with respect to accuracy.

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