A Dictionary Based Analysis of User’s Sentiment Regarding Indian Premier League
Chayan Paul1, Pronami Bora2

1Chayan Paul, Department of CSE, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram, A.P., India. 
2Pronami Bora, Department of ECE, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram, A.P., India.
Manuscript received on 20 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 04 September 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 963-965 | Volume-8 Issue-11, September 2019. | Retrieval Number: H6947068819/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.H6947.0981119
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Abstract: The growth of social media has provided the users with a platform to express their views on numerous themes. Social networking sites like Twitter are considered as large source of users’ sentiment. Twitter has become one of the biggest sources for evaluating sentiment analysis. The shorter and informal nature of the text encourages the users to express their sentiment fast and effectively. The huge amount of data that gets generated mostly in text format can be used for studying user’s sentiment regarding any topic. Indian Premier League (IPL) is a cricket tournament of T20 format that draws a lot of attention from the viewers. Right from the very beginning IPL has remained in the glare for consecutive 12 years. Because of the participation of renowned players from throughout the globe, some famous Bollywood personalities and businessmen, this tournament remains one of the topics for discussion. In this paper, we propose to study the users sentiment related to IPL using twitter data. The tweets related to IPL are proposed to be downloaded and analyzed to find out the sentiment regarding IPL.
Keywords: Sentiment Analysis, Twitter, IPL, Opinion Mining
Scope of the Article: Social Networks