App & API for sentiment analysis of MediaWiki talk pages made during Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 in Vienna
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Sentiment Analysis of Talk Pages

Words, words, words. (Hamlet, Act II Scene II)

App & API for sentiment analysis of MediaWiki talk pages made during Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 in Vienna.

Author: Mikhail Popov (Wikimedia Foundation)
License: MIT
Status: Active

Progress

  • API endpoint
    • Download talk page
    • Parse talk page
      • Parse classic talk pages (really hard)
      • Parse Flow-enabled talk pages
    • Tidy sentiment analysis
    • Anonymize and summarize
    • Output
  • Shiny companion app
    • User inputs
    • Show data and behind-the-scenes code
      • Show API call
      • Show JSON output
    • Data visualization

Additional Information

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

Future Work

One possible application of the service is using to calculate some sort of a "discussion civility score" based on the various sentiments expressed and the relative expressions of those sentiments.