Loughborough University 'Emotion Reader' Technology

I heard about Loughborough's development of a 'Twitter reader' on the radio yesterday, and more in this BBC report: The team, from the university's new Centre for Information Management, say the system can extract a direct expression of anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, surprise, shame and confusion from each tweet. The academics said that using the Emotive software to geographically evaluate any mass mood could help police to track potential criminal behaviour or threats to…