Corpus ID: 542269

"I Wanted to Predict Elections with Twitter and all I got was this Lousy Paper" - A Balanced Survey on Election Prediction using Twitter Data

@article{GayoAvello2012IWT,
  title={"I Wanted to Predict Elections with Twitter and all I got was this Lousy Paper" - A Balanced Survey on Election Prediction using Twitter Data},
  author={Daniel Gayo-Avello},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1204.6441}
}
  • Daniel Gayo-Avello
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • Predicting X from Twitter is a popular fad within the Twitter research subculture. [...] Key Result From this review it can be concluded that the predictive power of Twitter regarding elections has been greatly exaggerated, and that hard research problems still lie ahead.Expand Abstract
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