Teeja Mary Sebastian

Work place: Department of Computer Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India

E-mail: teeja.sebastian@gmail.com


Research Interests: Computer systems and computational processes, Computer Architecture and Organization, Computer Networks


Teeja Mary Sebastian is doing M.Tech (Master of Technology) in Computer Technology & Application from Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India and has done her B.Tech (with Distinction) also in Computer Engineering; she is currently working as a scholar in the field of Sentiment Analysis. 

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Sentiment Analysis: A Perspective on its Past, Present and Future

By Akshi Kumar Teeja Mary Sebastian

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijisa.2012.10.01, Pub. Date: 8 Sep. 2012

The proliferation of Web-enabled devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones, enables people to communicate, participate and collaborate with each other in various Web communities, viz., forums, social networks, blogs. Simultaneously, the enormous amount of heterogeneous data that is generated by the users of these communities, offers an unprecedented opportunity to create and employ theories & technologies that search and retrieve relevant data from the huge quantity of information available and mine for opinions thereafter. Consequently, Sentiment Analysis which automatically extracts and analyses the subjectivities and sentiments (or polarities) in written text has emerged as an active area of research. This paper previews and reviews the substantial research on the subject of sentiment analysis, expounding its basic terminology, tasks and granularity levels. It further gives an overview of the state- of – art depicting some previous attempts to study sentiment analysis. Its practical and potential applications are also discussed, followed by the issues and challenges that will keep the field dynamic and lively for years to come.

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