Post-Election Analysis: Twitter vs traditional polls

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As promised, here is the post-election analysis. Although my predicted voting percentage for AKP was much closer to the actual result compared to most of the traditional polls, it is also true that my predicted value for MHP is far off, making the overall prediction error bigger than most conventional polls (see table below).  Election results […]

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Four more years of AKP?

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Short summary: According to Analysis of Twitter data, the upcoming elections of 1 November will result in a victory for AKP. AKP: 47.13% CHP: 22.35% MHP: 18.84% HDP: 11.68% I will keep updating these numbers as more Twitter data is collected.   Not so short Summary: Since the demographics of the Twitter users and the […]

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Predicting the Turkish General Elections with Twitter Data

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Social Media and Automated Sentiment Analysis Social Media monitoring and analysis has become increasingly popular since the Web 2.0 because it provides an easy and effective way to directly measure the effect of a campaign. This can be done by KPI’s like the number of followers, likes, shares, comments, comments-per-post. Besides these hard and easy-to-measure KPI’s […]

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Hello world!

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“I have no doubt that in reality the future will be vastly more surprising than anything I can imagine. Now my own suspicion is that the Universe is not only stranger than we imagine, but queerer than we can imagine.” like most geeks, I am interested in future technologies and frequently read up on it. I find […]

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