Twitter for Sentiment Analysis: When Language Resources are Not Available

@article{Pak2011TwitterFS,
  title={Twitter for Sentiment Analysis: When Language Resources are Not Available},
  author={Alexander Pak and Patrick Paroubek},
  journal={2011 22nd International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications},
  year={2011},
  pages={111-115}
}
Affective lexicons are a useful tool for emotion studies as well as for opinion mining and sentiment analysis. Such lexicons contain lists of words annotated with their emotional assessments. There exist a number of affective lexicons for English, Spanish, German and other languages. However, only a few of such resources are available for French. A lot of human efforts are needed to build and extend an affective lexicon. In our research, we propose to use Twitter, the most popular microblogging… CONTINUE READING

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