Sentiment Analysis and Prediction of Election Results 2018

  • Urvashi SharmaEmail author
  • Rattan K. Datta
  • Kavita Pabreja
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 100)


Social media is becoming very popular throughout the planet. People feel very comfortable in expressing their views freely. It was decided to take the help from this fact for sentiment analysis of the discussion and their free comments with regard to the forthcoming assembly elections in India. The social media data is analyzed by applying different mining techniques to predict the possible outcomes of the assembly elections and watching the positions of various political parties in India. An attempt has been made to analyze the user behavior on social media in order to find out the prediction of political parties’ position in election.


Sentiment analysis Social media Big data analytics R language Data mining Election prediction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Urvashi Sharma
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rattan K. Datta
    • 2
  • Kavita Pabreja
    • 3
  1. 1.IPS AcademyIndoreIndia
  2. 2.Mohyal Educational and Research Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Maharaja Surajmal Institute, GGSIPUNew DelhiIndia

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