07523085 is referenced by 85 patents and cites 163 patents.

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The present application also provides a method for tuning a domain-specific polarity lexicon for use in the polarity determination. The present application also provides methods for computing a numeric metric of the aggregate opinion about some topic expressed in a set of expressions.

Title
Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications
Application Number
11/245542
Publication Number
7523085 (B2)
Application Date
September 30, 2005
Publication Date
April 21, 2009
Inventor
Matthew F Hurst
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Kamal P Nigam
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Agent
Hanley Flight & Zimmerman
Assignee
Buzzmetrics an Israel Corporation
IL
IPC
G06N 7/08
G06N 7/00
G06F 17/00
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