Sentiment and affect analysis of Dark Web forums: Measuring radicalization on the internet

@article{Chen2008SentimentAA,
  title={Sentiment and affect analysis of Dark Web forums: Measuring radicalization on the internet},
  author={Hsinchun Chen},
  journal={2008 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics},
  year={2008},
  pages={104-109}
}
Dark Web forums are heavily used by extremist and terrorist groups for communication, recruiting, ideology sharing, and radicalization. These forums often have relevance to the Iraqi insurgency or Al-Qaeda and are of interest to security and intelligence organizations. This paper presents an automated approach to sentiment and affect analysis of selected radical international Ahadist Dark Web forums. The approach incorporates a rich textual feature representation and machine learning techniques… CONTINUE READING