About Bruno Stecanella

Engineering student and computer enthusiast.

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton: sentiment analysis on Twitter mentions

Election day looms closer and closer every week. US Politics are rapidly becoming the preferred conversation topic for millions of Americans and non-Americans worldwide. What are these people saying? What do they think? What are their opinions? How do they feel?

We are using machine learning to find out! For the past few months, we’ve […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Applications|13 Comments

Machine Learning over 1M hotel reviews finds interesting insights

On a previous post we learned how to train a machine learning classifier that is able to detect the different aspects mentioned on hotel reviews. With this aspect classifier, we were able to automatically know if a particular review was talking about cleanliness, comfort & facilities, food, Internet, location, staff and […]

By |July 20th, 2016|How To|15 Comments

Aspect Analysis from reviews using Machine Learning

Recently we walked you through on how to train a sentiment analysis classifier for hotel reviews using Scrapy and MonkeyLearn. This tutorial is a perfect example on how we can combine web scraped data and machine learning for discovering valuable insights about a particular industry.

With this model we were able to analyze millions […]

By |May 19th, 2016|How To|0 Comments

Creating a sentiment analysis model with Scrapy and MonkeyLearn

Data is everywhere. And in massive quantities. We are currently in an era of data explosion, where millions of tweets, articles, comments, reviews and the like are being published everyday.

Developers are taking advantage of the abundance of data and using things like web scraping to do all kinds of cool things. Sometimes web scraping is not […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|How To|4 Comments