Many of our developers also use a Visual Studio extension called ReSharper. As part of a periodic review of our tools, we looked at whether ReSharper is beneficial overall, and whether it offers value for money.
In this article, we discuss how to develop a mathematical model to analyse sentiment, using a hypothetical scenario of a client wishing to classify a large volume of user comments as having a positive or negative sentiment. The data in this case consists of online comments on a product. The comments do not have a specific structure but are received as free text.