Sentiment Analysis (Part 1): Tackling Visual Images and Facial Coding

Specialists detailed these techniques at a recent symposium.

“Now social media is awash in still and moving images that can be analyzed,” said Seth Grimes, founder of Alta Plana Corporation and organizer of the recent Sentiment Analysis Symposium in New York. Indeed, as real world applications of sentiment analysis continue to grow, it’s not just text being examined: visual and video analytics and facial coding offer technologies to assess other forms of attitudinal information from consumers.