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Analyzing the Polarity of Opinionated Queries

  • Sergiu Chelaru
  • Ismail Sengor Altingovde
  • Stefan Siersdorfer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7224)

Abstract

In this paper, we present an in-depth analysis of Web search queries for controversial topics, focusing on query sentiment. To this end, we conduct extensive user assessments as well as an automatic sentiment analysis using the SentiWordNet thesaurus.

Keywords

Opinionated queries sentiment analysis Web search 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergiu Chelaru
    • 1
  • Ismail Sengor Altingovde
    • 1
  • Stefan Siersdorfer
    • 1
  1. 1.L3S Research CenterHannoverGermany

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