BiSAL – A Bilingual Sentiment Analysis Lexicon to Analyze Dark Web Forums for Cyber Security
BiSAL was developed for a Web surveillance project funded by the KACST, Saudi Arabia under its National Plan for Science and Technology (NPST) scheme. It consists of two sentiment representing lexicons namely SentiLEN (Sentiment Lexicon for English) and SentiLAR (Sentiment Lexicon for Arabic) that can be used to develop Bi-lingual sentiment analysis systems over Dark Web data for Cyber Security. Further details about these lexicons can be seen in the following research paper:
K. Al-Rowaily, M. Abulaish, N. Al-H. Haldar, and Majed Al-Rubbaiyan, BiSAL- A Bilingual Sentiment Analysis Lexicon to Analyze Dark Web Forums for Cyber Security, Digital Investigation - The International Journal of Digital Forensics and Incident Response, Vol. 14, Elsevier, pp. 53-62, 2015.
The use of these lexicons for academic and research purpose is permitted. However, a proper citation of the article mentioned above should be made in your work.
Since Arabic fonts are not available on all machines, both PDF and Excel versions of the lexicons are provided and they can be downloaded using the respective links given below:
Click here to download the PDF version of the SentiLEN
Click here to download the PDF version of the SentiLAR
Click here to download the Excel file containing both SentiLEN and SentiLAR