Incorporating Lexicon Knowledge into SVM Learning to Improve Sentiment Classification

@inproceedings{Fang2011IncorporatingLK,
  title={Incorporating Lexicon Knowledge into SVM Learning to Improve Sentiment Classification},
  author={Ji Fang},
  year={2011}
}
Two typical approaches to sentiment analysis are lexicon look up and machine learning. Even though recent studies have shown that machine learning approaches in general outperform the lexicon look up approaches, completely ignoring the knowledge encoded in sentiment lexicons may not be optimal. We present an alternative method that incorporates sentiment lexicons as prior knowledge with machine learning approaches such as SVM to improve the accuracy of sentiment analysis. This paper also… CONTINUE READING

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