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Emotional analysis of safeness and risk perception of drones during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2021
EventIEEE ICCST 2021: 54th IEEE International Carnahan Conference on Security Technology: Online, hosted by the University of Hertfordshire Hatfield, UK - Online, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Oct 202115 Oct 2021
Conference number: 49569


ConferenceIEEE ICCST 2021: 54th IEEE International Carnahan Conference on Security Technology
Abbreviated titleIEEE ICCST2021
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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The estimation of perceived safeness and risk by individuals is very significant for safety and security managing. Every person is based on the judgments of other persons to do a choosing and the Internet personifies the location where these judgments are mostly tracked, obtained, and assessed. From this point of view, social networks have a significant influence. For this reason, Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis have found remarkable utilizes in a multiplicity of circumstances and one of the most notable is represented by public safety and security. The purpose of the present work is to investigate the perception of safeness and risk of drones during COVID19 pandemic in Italy. It was considered the period from Aprile 15 to December 10, 2020, properly divided into 4 significant phases, highlighting the emotional components using the semantic analysis of the textual contents present in Twitter.


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