SentiCircles: A Platform for Contextual and Conceptual Sentiment Analysis

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9989)


Sentiment analysis over social streams offers governments and organisations a fast and effective way to monitor the publics’ feelings towards policies, brands, business, etc. In this paper we present SentiCircles, a platform that captures feedback from social media conversations and applies contextual and conceptual sentiment analysis models to extract and summarise sentiment from these conversations. It provides a novel sentiment navigation design where contextual sentiment is captured and presented at term/entity level, enabling a better alignment of positive and negative sentiment to the nature of the public debate.


Social media Sentiment analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Knowledge Media InstituteOpen UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  2. 2.IT Innovation CentreUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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