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Hassan Saif is a research associate at the Knowledge Media Institute. His research interests are in Sentiment Analysis, Machine Learning and Social Semantics.

Hassan has recently had a PhD degree at the Open University on semantic sentiment analysis of microblogs. He has extensive expertise in social media analysis and data mining, and has published in top semantic web conferences and journals.

Along his career in KMI, Hassan has been involved in several EU projects...

Keys: Social Semantic, Semantic Computing, Sentiment Analysis, Opinion Mining, Information Extraction, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Web


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Saif, H., Fernandez, M., Rowe, M. and Alani, H. (2016) On the Role of Semantics for Detecting pro-ISIS Stances on Social Media, Poster at The 15th International Semantic Web Conference, Kobe, Japan

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Saif, H., Ortega, J., Fernandez, M. and Cantador, I. (2016) Sentiment Analysis in Social Streams Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services, eds. Springer

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Cano, A., Saif, H., Alani, H. and Motta, E. (2016) Semantic Topic Compass--Classification Based on Unsupervised Feature Ambiguity Gradation, 13th International Conference, ESWC 2016, Crete, Greece

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Saif, H., Bashevoy, M., Taylor, S., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2016) SentiCircles: a platform for contextual and conceptual sentiment analysis, Demo at 13th International Conference, ESWC 2016, Crete, Greece, Crete, Greece

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Rowe, M. and Saif, H. (2016) Mining pro-ISIS radicalisation signals from social media users, The 10th International Conference on Web and Social Media

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Uren, V., Wright, D., Scott, J., He, Y. and Saif, H. (2016) Social media and sentiment in bioenergy consultation, International journal of energy sector management

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Saif, H., He, Y., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2016) Contextual semantics for sentiment analysis of Twitter, Information Processing & Management Journal, Elsevier

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Saif, H., He, Y., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2014) Semantic Patterns for Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, The 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Riva del Garda - Trentino Italy

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Saif, H., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2014) Automatic Stopword Generation using Contextual Semantics for Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, Poster at The 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Riva del Garda - Trentino Italy

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Saif, H., Fernandez, M., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2014) On Stopwords, Filtering and Data Sparsity for Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, The 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Reykjavik, Iceland

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Saif, H., Fernandez, M., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2014) SentiCircles for Contextual and Conceptual Semantic Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, 11th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Crete, Greece

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Saif, H., He, Y., Fernandez, M. and Alani, H. (2014) Adapting Sentiment Lexicons using Contextual Semantics for Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, Workshop: Semantic Sentiment Analysis, Crete, Greece

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Saif, H., Fernandez, M., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2013) Evaluation Datasets for Twitter Sentiment Analysis: A survey and a new dataset, the STS-Gold, Workshop: Emotion and Sentiment in Social and Expressive Media: approaches and perspectives from AI (ESSEM) at AI*IA Conference, Turin, Italy

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Saif, H., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2012) Semantic Sentiment Analysis of Twitter, International Semantic Web Conference, Boston, US

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He, Y., Saif, H., Wei, Z. and Wong, K. (2012) Quantizing Opinions for Political Tweets Analysis, The 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Istanbul, Turkey

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Saif, H., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2012) Alleviating Data Sparsity for Twitter Sentiment Analysis, Workshop: The 2nd Workshop on Making Sense of Microposts (#MSM2012): Big things come in small packages at World Wide Web (WWW) 2012, Lyon, France

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Saif, H., He, Y. and Alani, H. (2011) Semantic Smoothing for Twitter Sentiment Analysis, Poster at The 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Bonn, Germany

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