What is Sentiment Analysis?

Sentiment Analysis, also known as Opinion Mining, is one of the common research areas which performs Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks for the purpose to extract subjective information by analyzing text data written by users. In the case of sentiment analysis of review data, the main goal is to identify the user’s subjectivity and classify the statements into different groups of sentiments.

In this article, we aim to perform a sentiment analysis of product reviews written by online users from Amazon. The textual review data comes with numerical rating data, ranging from 1 to 5 (1: negative, 5: positive). This…

Ernest Leem

Current Masters student of the Data Science program at the Univ. of Michigan. I strive for bringing societal impacts by leveraging tools of Data Science.

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