Patent Number: 7,788,086

Title: Method and apparatus for processing sentiment-bearing text

Abstract: The present invention provides a system for identifying, extracting, clustering and analyzing sentiment-bearing text. In one embodiment, the invention implements a pipeline capable of accessing raw text and presenting it in a highly usable and intuitive way.

Inventors: Corston-Oliver; Simon H. (Seattle, WA), Aue; Anthony (Seattle, WA), Ringger; Eric K. (Issaquah, WA), Gamon; Michael (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/20 (20060101); G06F 17/21 (20060101); G06F 17/27 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018