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Behavioral Traits Knowledge Model

Overview

The Behavioral Traits Knowledge Model (display name: Behavioral Traits EN v#) categorizes a document based on the personality traits or attitudes it describes or contains.

The taxonomy in divided into seven categories:

  • Sociality
  • Action
  • Openness
  • Consciousness
  • Ethics
  • Capability
  • Moderation

Each category has three levels of polarity:

  • Low
  • Fair
  • High

indicating to which degree the behavioral trait belongs to the category that represents it.

Categorization and taxonomy

id      label (English)             

1000    Sociality                           
1100        Sociality low                   
1101            Asociality                  
1102            Impoliteness                
1103            Ungratefulness              
1104            Emotionality                
1105            Isolation                   
1106            Disagreement                
1200        Sociality fair                  
1201            Seriousness                 
1202            Introversion                
1203            Unreservedness              
1204            Humour                      
1205            Sexuality                   
1300        Sociality high                  
1301            Extroversion                
1302            Pleasantness                
1303            Trustfulness                
1304            Gratefulness                
1305            Empathy                     
2000    Action                              
2100        Action low                      
2101            Sedentariness               
2102            Passivity                   
2200        Action fair                     
2201            Calmness                    
2300        Action high                     
2301            Initiative                  
2302            Dynamism                    
3000    Openness                            
3100        Openness low                    
3101            Rejection                   
3102            Apathy                      
3103            Apprehension                
3104            Traditionalism              
3105            Conformism                  
3106            Negativity                  
3107            Bias                        
3200        Openness fair                   
3201            Cautiousness                
3300        Openness high                   
3301            Progressiveness             
3302            Acceptance                  
3303            Courage                     
3304            Positivity                  
3305            Curiosity                   
4000    Consciousness                       
4100        Consciousness low               
4101            Superficiality              
4102            Unawareness                 
4103            Disorganization             
4104            Insecurity                  
4105            Ignorance                   
4106            Illusion                    
4300        Consciousness high              
4301            Awareness                   
4302            Spirituality                
4303            Concern                     
4304            Knowledge                   
4305            Self-confidence             
4306            Organization                
5000    Ethics                              
5100        Ethics low                      
5101            Violence                    
5102            Extremism                   
5103            Discrimination              
5104            Dishonesty                  
5105            Neglect                     
5106            Unlawfulness                
5107            Irresponsibility            
5300        Ethics high                     
5301            Inclusiveness               
5302            Honesty                     
5303            Compassion                  
5304            Commitment                  
5305            Lawfulness                  
5306            Solidarity                  
6000    Capability                          
6100        Capability low                  
6101            Lack of intelligence        
6102            Inexperience                
6103            Incompetence                
6200        Capability fair                 
6201            Rationality                 
6300        Capability high                     
6301            Smartness                   
6302            Creativity                  
6303            Competence                  
7000    Moderation                          
7100        Moderation low                  
7101            Dissoluteness               
7102            Gluttony                    
7103            Materialism                 
7104            Addiction                   
7200        Moderation fair                 
7201            Healthy lifestyle            
7300        Moderation high                 
7301            Self-restraint              

Categories at the first and the second level of the hierarchy work as super-groups and sub-groups.
Only the categories at the third level of the hierarchy—the leaf categories—are predicted, but the full path starting from the super-group is returned as an additional property for each category.

Warning

Grouping is purely ontological. The names of the groups have no positive or negative connotations: in particular, the high, fair and low qualifications in sub-groups are not to be interpreted as a moral judgment, but as the intensity with which encompassed behavioral traits represent the super-group.

Output structure

The model output has the same structure as any other model and is affected by the functional properties of the workflow block.
The peculiar part of the output is the result of categorization, i.e. the categories array.

As stated above, the categories that can be returned in output—the recognized behavioral traits—are only those at the 3rd level of the hierarchy, the "leaves" of the tree.
The 1st and 2nd level categories are used to group the others. The information of the group and sub-group a behavioral trait belongs to is available in output in the hierarchy property, which represents the full path of the output category inside the tree.
For example:

...
"frequency": 75.25,
"hierarchy": [
    "Moderation",
    "Moderation low",
    "Gluttony"
],
"id": "7102",
"label": "Gluttony"
...

Example

Considering the following text:

Research commissioned by Newsround has found that 10-12 year-olds feel worried and pressured about looking good in the photos they share on social media. The majority take at least four selfies before choosing one to share, and three quarters say they edit photos before posting them. But what's shaping their attitudes?

the categorization is:

"categories": [
        {
            "frequency": 0,
            "hierarchy": [
                "Action",
                "Action high",
                "Initiative"
            ],
            "id": "2301",
            "label": "Initiative",
            "namespace": "behavioral_traits_en",
            "positions": [
                {
                    "end": 209,
                    "start": 201
                }
            ],
            "score": 10,
            "winner": true
        },
        {
            "frequency": 0,
            "hierarchy": [
                "Openness",
                "Openness low",
                "Apprehension"
            ],
            "id": "3103",
            "label": "Apprehension",
            "namespace": "behavioral_traits_en",
            "positions": [
                {
                    "end": 78,
                    "start": 71
                },
                {
                    "end": 98,
                    "start": 93
                }
            ],
            "score": 40,
            "winner": true
        }
]