A hybrid approach to sentiment analysis

Orestes Appel, Francisco Chiclana, Jenny Carter, Hamido Fujita
2016 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)  
This contribution presents a hybrid approach to Sentiment Analysis (SA) encompassing the use of semantic rules, fuzzy sets, unsupervised machine learning techniques and a sentiment lexicon improved with the support of Senti-WordNet. A Hybrid Standard Classification is first carried out, which is further enhanced into a Hybrid Advanced approach incorporating linguistic classification of semantic polarity modelled using fuzzy sets. The mechanism of the new SA methodology is illustrated by
more » ... it to compute the polarity of a given sentence and to a benchmarking publicly available dataset: the Movie Review Dataset.
doi:10.1109/cec.2016.7744425 dblp:conf/cec/AppelCCF16 fatcat:dsxar7hkzneinb2uvho76glxiu