Three and a half Roses

August 2012

  • Twitter Elections experiment implementation

    Challenges encountered Some challenges encountered while setting up the processing of the tweets: Dutch sentiment analyzers are not easy to come by, so we needed to translate the tweets prior to sentiment analysis. Limiting tweets to Belgium funnily isn’t as easy as first expected.  We defined a location and a range, but this often includes… Continue reading

  • Predicting elections with twitter: setting the stage

    Introduction I’ll now set the stage so that I can start working on the project.  As said some times before already, I’ll keep things simple. So, I apologize up-front if I cut some corners and don’t do everything the scientific way. A vote A positive tweet is considered a ‘vote’.  A negative is considered a… Continue reading

  • Predict elections with Twitter: preliminary thoughts

    Introduction In this post I’ll be setting the stage for the next steps of the project. Data OK, let’s have a look at the main things we can get from Twitter: Tweets (content) user information her “opinion” (vote?) who gets re-tweeted a lot (influence?) Conversations To harvest this, we’ll -at least- need to: “Read” the… Continue reading

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As an experienced enterprise architect with a deep-rooted passion for cloud, AI, and architectural design, I’ve guided numerous companies through the management of their existing application landscapes and facilitated their transition to a future state.