CoLing Lab and Italian 2018 Political Elections

CoLing Lab, as a member of the PoliCom Research Group, uses NLP to analyse the posts on Facebook and Twittwer by the major political leaders and parties during the 2018 Italian Political Election Campaign.

In particular, the Coling Lab team – formed by Alessandro Lenci, Lucia Passaro, Alessandro Bondielli, and Giulia Giorgi – carries out term extracton and emotion detection.

The results of these analyses are published weekly on

First article on

Second article on

Term extraction from the electoral programs of major parties


from 18/02/2018 to 30/06/2018