Paul Rayson

Lancaster University

School of Computing and Communications

Lancaster LA1 4YX

United Kingdom

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Retrieving, Classifying and Analysing Narrative Commentary in Unstructured (Glossy) Annual Reports Published as PDF Files

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Católica Porto Business School, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Annual Reports, Textual Analysis, Text Retrieval, Document Structure, Corpus Linguistics

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Annual Report Commentary on the Value Creation Process

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Strategy, Annual Report Narratives, Textual Analysis, Information Asymmetry

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In Search of Meaning: Lessons, Resources and Next Steps for Computational Analysis of Financial Discourse

Forthcoming in Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 24 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University, Department of Linguistics
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Annual Reports, 10-K, Conference Calls, Earnings Announcements, NLP, Machine Learning, Corpus Linguistics, Semantics

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Who’s the Fairest of Them All? A Comparison of Methods for Classifying Tone and Causal Reasoning in Earnings-related Management Discourse

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University - School of Computing and Communciations, Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, Lancaster University and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Machine learning, text classification, manual scoring

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In Search of Meaning: Lessons, Resources and Next Steps for Computational Analysis of Financial Discourse

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 46, Issue 3-4, pp. 265-306, 2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Lancaster University, Lancaster University, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance and Lancaster University, Department of Linguistics
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10‐K, annual reports, computational linguistics, conference calls, corpus linguistics, earnings announcements, machine learning, NLP, semantics