Sentiment analysis of blogs by combining lexical knowledge with text classification

  title={Sentiment analysis of blogs by combining lexical knowledge with text classification},
  author={Prem Melville and Wojciech Gryc and Richard D. Lawrence},
The explosion of user-generated content on the Web has led to new opportunities and significant challenges for companies, that are increasingly concerned about monitoring the discussion around their products. Tracking such discussion on weblogs, provides useful insight on how to improve products or market them more effectively. An important component of such analysis is to characterize the sentiment expressed in blogs about specific brands and products. Sentiment Analysis focuses on this task… CONTINUE READING
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