February 6, 2018
This is an excerpt from Atefeh Farzindar and Diana Inkpen’s book Natural Language Processing for Social Media, Second Edition. 2017 Morgan & Claypool Publishers.
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Chapter 3: Semantic Analysis of Social Media Texts
In this chapter, we discuss current NLP methods for social media applications that aim at extracting useful information from social media data. Examples of such applications are geo-location detection, opinion mining, emotion analysis, event and topic detection, summarization, and machine translation. We survey the current techniques, and we briefly define the evaluation measures used for each application, followed by examples of results. Read More