Chapter 16

Conclusion and Future Directions

F.A. Pozzia; E. Fersinib; E. Messinab; B. Liuc    a SAS Institute Srl, Milan, Italyb University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italyc University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States


In this chapter we provide some conclusions related to challenges previously detailed, discussing the potential future directions toward the next generation of sentiment analysis systems.


Sentiment analysis; Social networks; Future directions; Irony and sarcasm detection; Suggestion mining; Opinion spam detection; Opinion leader detection; Sentiment visualization

After reading this book your feeling is probably that sentiment analysis is highly challenging. And it is. Although the research ...

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