Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count

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Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count
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Developer: Pennebaker Conglomerates
Language: Missing programming_language
License: Commercial
Link: http://www.liwc.net/
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Feature(s): Sentiment analysis

Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) is a computer program for language analysis

http://www.liwc.net/

Commercial ($90) word lists with computer program to extract basic counts / ratios. Contains dictionaries for English, German, Spanish, Dutch, and Italian. Extracts around 60 different word categories, including "positive emotions" and "negative emotions". The program can be purchased; their site also allows you to analyze texts one by one.

There are several word lists associated with the program. An English word list is available from James Pennebaker at University of Texas at Austin.

In related to emotion there are several word categories:[1]

[edit] Papers

  1. The psychological meaning of words: LIWC and computerized text analysis methods

[edit] Applications

  1. Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks
  2. Using hashtags as labels for supervised learning of emotions in Twitter messages
  3. What makes online content viral?

[edit] References

  1. The psychological meaning of words: LIWC and computerized text analysis methods
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