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Limits of Electoral Predictions Using Twitter
Using social media for political discourse is becoming common practice, especially around election time. One interesting aspect of this trend is the possibility of pulsing the public’s opinion aboutExpand
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How (Not) to Predict Elections
Using social media for political discourse is increasingly becoming common practice, especially around election time. Arguably, one of the most interesting aspects of this trend is the possibility ofExpand
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"I Wanted to Predict Elections with Twitter and all I got was this Lousy Paper" - A Balanced Survey on Election Prediction using Twitter Data
Predicting X from Twitter is a popular fad within the Twitter research subculture. It seems both appealing and relatively easy. Among such kind of studies, electoral prediction is maybe the mostExpand
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The power of prediction with social media
– Social media provide an impressive amount of data about users and their interactions, thereby offering computer and social scientists, economists, and statisticians – among others – newExpand
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Don't turn social media into another 'Literary Digest' poll
The power to predict outcomes based on Twitter data is greatly exaggerated, especially for political elections.
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A Meta-Analysis of State-of-the-Art Electoral Prediction From Twitter Data
Electoral prediction from Twitter data is an appealing research topic. It seems relatively straightforward and the prevailing view is overly optimistic. This is problematic because while simpleExpand
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A survey on session detection methods in query logs and a proposal for future evaluation
Search engine logs provide a highly detailed insight of users' interactions. Hence, they are both extremely useful and sensitive. The datasets publicly available to scholars are, unfortunately, tooExpand
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Nepotistic relationships in Twitter and their impact on rank prestige algorithms
Abstract Micro-blogging services such as Twitter allow anyone to publish anything, anytime. Needless to say, many of the available contents can be diminished as babble or spam. However, given theExpand
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No, You Cannot Predict Elections with Twitter
Predicting X from Twitter is a popular fad within the Twitter research subculture. It seems both appealing and relatively easy. Among such studies, electoral prediction is maybe the most attractive,Expand
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Survey and evaluation of query intent detection methods
User interactions with search engines reveal three main underlying intents, namely navigational, informational, and transactional. By providing more accurate results depending on such query intentsExpand
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