A Sentiment Analysis Approach for Drug Reviews in Spanish

Karina Castro Pérez, José Luis Sánchez-Cervantes, María del Pilar Salas-Zárate, Luis Ángel Reyes Hernández, Lisbeth Rodríguez-Mazahua
2020 Research on computing science  
The analysis of opinions in the medical context is of great relevance for health care since it allows us to gain insight from the experiences and opinions of patients and health professionals regarding nutrition, exercise, and other health related issues. The rise in the application of opinion mining in recent years is a direct consequence of the growth of social networks and blogs that generate a large volume of unstructured data, however, the manual review of such data is not feasible due to
more » ... he amount that is generated in real time. Thus, opinion summarization systems that use Web Scraping techniques and opinion mining are needed. In this sense, this work presents a solution proposal under a hybrid approach based on both semantic approach and machine learning approach for the development of an opinion mining analysis system applying Web Scraping and Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to know the users' experiences about drugs for chronic-degenerative diseases available in blogs, video blogs and specialized websites in Spanish language.
dblp:journals/rcs/PerezSSHR20 fatcat:ck3xglb7qff2jpoblddh6uwn3e