Can Sentiment Analysis be used to map the emotional arcs of 1,700 stories and then reveal common themes? YES!

in datascience •  3 years ago  (edited)

Awesome study from researchers at the University of Vermont...they used sentiment analysis to map the emotional arcs of over 1,700 stories and then used data-mining techniques to reveal the most common arcs. “We find a set of six core trajectories which form the building blocks of complex narratives”. Now that this possible, imagine the possibilities?  What else can textual mining reveal in terms of patterns?   #datascience #nlp

For full article: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601848/data-mining-reveals-the-six-basic-emotional-arcs-of-storytelling/?utm_content=buffere4eb8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer


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