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"It's Modern Day Presidential! An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Sentiment Analysis Tools on President Donald Trump's Tweets"

Masterton Perry, Ann; Nurmikko-Fuller, Terhi; Nunes, Bernardo Pereira


This paper reports on an evaluation of five commonly used, lexicon-based sentiment analysis tools (MeaningCloud, ParallelDots, Repustate, RSentiment for R, SentiStrength), tested for accuracy against a collection of Trump's tweets spanning from election day November 2016 to one year post inauguration (January 2018). Repustate was found to be the most accurate at 67.53%. Our preliminary analysis suggests that this percentage reflects Trump's frequent inclusion of both positive and negative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2019)
DOI: 10.5220/0007759306440651
Access Rights: Open Access


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