Affect Analysis of Radical Contents on Web Forums Using SentiWordNet

Tawunrat Chalothorn, Jeremy Ellman

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The internet has become a major tool for communication, training, fundraising, media operations, and recruitment, and these processes often use web forums. This paper presents a model that was built using SentiWordNet, WordNet and NLTK to analyze selected web forums that included radical content. SentiWordNet is a lexical resource for supporting opinion mining by assigning a positivity score and a negativity score to each WordNet. The approaches of the model measure and identify sentiment polarity and affect the intensity of that which appears in the web forum. The results show that SentiWordNet can be used for analyzing sentences that appear in web forums.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-124
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation Management and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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