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Identifying Who is Who on Twitter

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Identifying Who is Who on Twitter

Laboratory : LSIR Semester Proposal


The project is very straightforward:

Given a political conversation on Twitter, you will classify the Twitter users participating according to following

  1. If they individual, corporational or anonymous account.
  2. If they are related to media (i.e. newspaper, journalist, tv host etc.)
  3. If they are related to politics (i.e deputy, party account etc.)

You can do this project on French data, Swiss data, U.S. data or Turkish data. It's up to you. :

Potential resources: Inferring who is who on Twitter: https://people.mpi-sws.org/~gummadi/papers/inferring_expertise.pdf

Deliverables: datasets, codebase, results of analysis, a nice presentations with visualizations that you can do interpretations on.

Requirements: Data analysis skills in Python and Pandas and interest in the topic.

Contact: Tugrulcan Elmas
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