The researchers from atlanTTic center, Milagros Fernández-Gavilanes, Jonathan Juncal-Martínez, Silvia García-Méndez, Enrique Costa-Montenegro and the director of the GTI research group Francisco Javier González-Castaño have just published a paper in Expert Systems with Applications journal (Q1), the title is “Creating lexica emoji from unsupervised sentiment analysis of their descriptions “.

The field of sentiment analysis deals with identifying subjective information through different techniques such as the processing of natural language. The article explores the possibilities of joint analysis between emojies and the text. Their approach showed improvements in comparision with techniques that do not introduce emojies language into analysis.