Voices of victory: a computational focus group framework for tracking opinion shift in real time

@inproceedings{Lin2013VoicesOV,
  title={Voices of victory: a computational focus group framework for tracking opinion shift in real time},
  author={Yu-Ru Lin and Drew Margolin and Brian Keegan and David Lazer},
  booktitle={WWW},
  year={2013}
}
Social media have been employed to assess public opinions on events, markets, and policies. Most current work focuses on either developing aggregated measures or opinion extraction methods like sentiment analysis. These approaches suffer from unpredictable turnover in the participants and the information they react to, making it difficult to distinguish meaningful shifts from those that follow from known information. We propose a novel approach to tame these sources of uncertainty through the… CONTINUE READING
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