Archive for April, 2011

8 Sentiments

April 7, 2011 is semi-supervised sentiment analysis engine.

8Sentiments model is trained every day from large volume of unannotated Twitter data and can learn emotion related to current topics.

For instance, on April fool day, the phrase ‘April Fool’ was learned and associated with emotion ‘Surprise’.

Current 8 emotions are anger, fear, sadness, joy, the waiting, surprise, disgust, and acceptance.

Very simple API is available and sample code is provided for java, ruby and python.