Sentiment analysis for software engineering: how far can we go?

@inproceedings{Lin2018SentimentAF,
  title={Sentiment analysis for software engineering: how far can we go?},
  author={Bin Lin and Fiorella Zampetti and Gabriele Bavota and Massimiliano Di Penta and Michele Lanza and Rocco Oliveto},
  booktitle={ICSE},
  year={2018}
}
Sentiment analysis has been applied to various software engineering (SE) tasks, such as evaluating app reviews or analyzing developers' emotions in commit messages. Studies indicate that sentiment analysis tools provide unreliable results when used out-of-the-box, since they are not designed to process SE datasets. The silver bullet for a successful… CONTINUE READING