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Text Analytics: making sense of unstructured data - FT.com

Text Analytics: making sense of unstructured data - FT.com | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Scrooge in Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol,’ knew a thing or two about the ill effects of eating close to bedtime.
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21 Core DiscoverText Features

21 Core DiscoverText Features | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
The core 21 features of DiscoverText are introduced. Archive, filter, search, human code, and machine classify text. Free text in surveys, social media (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube), emails, blogs (Disqus), and other electronic documents.
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Reach Politics via Twitter -- Real?

Reach Politics via Twitter -- Real? | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

We all know there are many fake accounts on Twitter. We do know that. We just do not know how many nor how many show up in communication about politics. So, the existence of an unknown number of fake accounts is a challenge to any count of Twitter messages about politics. How many are fake? How many are not?

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The Science Behind Social Media, Natural Language and Big Data (Infographic) | Business 2 Community

The Science Behind Social Media, Natural Language and Big Data (Infographic) | Business 2 Community | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

One of the biggest challenges in social media today – apart from ROI, depending who you ask – is that of natural language.


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Chasing the Social Media Data Trail

Chasing the Social Media Data Trail | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
We are several years into the use of social media metrics and analytics, and I see no quick fix to the problems associated with the social media data trail.
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Data-Driven Discovery Is Tech’s New Wave - Unboxed

Data-Driven Discovery Is Tech’s New Wave - Unboxed | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Fueled by hardware and software improvements, data-driven discovery is expected to transform a plethora of fields.
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Coders Needed!

Coders Needed! | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

We are building up a pool of coders for some new projects. If you are good at labeling text this may be an excellent opportunity for you. Graduate students are particularly welcome to join the pool.

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Company helps find useful needles in haystacks of data

Company helps find useful needles in haystacks of data | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

Ordinarily, the gray wolf and the polar bear aren’t the sexiest of subjects. But try tinkering with protections for them, and be prepared to get an earful. 

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Context Relevant Unveils its Flagship Analytics Product and Demonstrates Game-Changing Approach to Big-Data Analytics

Context Relevant (www.contextrelevant.com), a leading provider of Big Data modeling and analytics software, today publicly unveiled its flagship Flexible Analytics and Statistics Technology™ (FAST) at an event hosted by Amazon.com's Machine Learning Group.
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Election Special: Gnip Power Track Access Fee Cut in Half

Election Special: Gnip Power Track Access Fee Cut in Half | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

We are offering an election special through Midnight EST Sunday August 26th, 2012. If you purchase access to the Gnip Power Track as well as at least a 1-month Professional DiscoverText license, we will cut the Gnip access fee in half and double the number of free Tweets you get with access to 200,000.

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The Social Data Ecosystem in Public Health

The Social Data Ecosystem in Public Health | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

A decade ago, public health media campaigns measured their impact by evaluating the relationship between message exposure and the targeted behavior. Given the advent and wide diffusion of social media, measuring simple message exposure doesn’t begin to capture the information environment influencing people’s health behavior.

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Gnip | Twitter PowerTrack Operators

Gnip | Twitter PowerTrack Operators | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

A Power Track stream is configured with a set of rules. First, you add rules to the feed through the Rules API or the web interface on a Gnip data collector. Power Track will deliver in one aggregated stream all activities that match the defined rules.

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Twitter Unveils the Twindex, a New Political Index

Twitter Unveils the Twindex, a New Political Index | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Twitter unveiled a new polling feature Wednesday called the Twitter Political Index, or Twindex, that monitors political sentiment on Twitter.
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DiscoverText Tutorial Video Playlist

DiscoverText Tutorial Video Playlist | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

A large collection of tutorials and DiscoverText feature introduction videos from the last year of software development at Texifter. Learn the latest techniques for social media monitoring, advanced filtering, and the training of custom machine classifiers.

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Collecting Twitter Tweets for Free

Collecting Twitter Tweets for Free | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Brief intro on how to use a free DiscoverText account and the Twitter public API to start collecting Twitter tweets for research purposes.
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Hunting Political Fear

Hunting Political Fear | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

The R&D team has been preparing an academic basic research talk I will make at the October 30, 2012 Sentiment Analysis Symposium. The title is “Fear and Loathing on the Social Campaign Trail” and we have been working with a lexicon shared by the National Research Council of Canada listing 14,000 terms associated with eight basic emotions. Over the final month of the US election, we will be testing and refining statistical language models that capture the use of political fear words in social media.

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Where Sentiment Analysis Heads Next - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

Where Sentiment Analysis Heads Next - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Take a look at the state of sentiment analysis and explore future directions.
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Big Data Analytics a Mystery to 4 in 10 Businesses

Big Data Analytics a Mystery to 4 in 10 Businesses | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

42% of businesses are unfamiliar with big data analytics, according to August 2012 survey results from Mzinga, Teradata Aster, and The Center for Complexity 


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The Trouble with Measuring "Tweets Per Minute"

The Trouble with Measuring "Tweets Per Minute" | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

This past week, Election 2012 found a new favorite metric: Tweets Per Minute (TPM). Apparently Mitt Romney got a lot of them (14,289 during his speech). But Michelle Obama got even more (22,004) and her husband even more yet (52,747). Early last month, Twitter even rolled out a Political Index—the Twindex—that tracks the favorability of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney among its 500 million users.

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Custom Online Panels - Vision Critical

Custom Online Panels - Vision Critical | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Custom Online Panels and Survey Software to deliver interactive market research solutions that bring clients the insight they need to get inspired, be innovative and make bankable decisions...
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Google Plus Goes to the Office

Google Plus Goes to the Office | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Google's social networking service, Google Plus, is integrating communication features like group video with Google Apps, its collaboration tools for business. The idea is to offer companies social tools that could enhance productivity.
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Social media data tracking, updates from Twitter, Facebook, and other publishers

Social media data tracking, updates from Twitter, Facebook, and other publishers | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

Maybe we should turn to tools to replace some or all of what the data scientist does. Can you replace a data scientist with tools? An emerging group of startups would like you to think this is already possible.

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Twist, Lick, Dunk: A Tumblr Story

Twist, Lick, Dunk: A Tumblr Story | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

On June 25th, to promote the year of Oreo’s 100th birthday, Nabisco lent its cookie some currency: The company tweeted the image of a six-layered cookie, with crèmes the color of the rainbow, above a simple caption – “Pride.”

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Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Sentiment Analysis Symposium | Text Analytics | Scoop.it

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium is being organized and produced by Alta Plana Corporation. Alta Plana was founded by Seth Grimes in 1997 to deliver business analytics strategy consulting and implementation services with a focus on advanced analytics: BI, text mining, data visualization, analytical databases, and complex event processing.

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Interview with the World’s First Music Data Journalist – Liv Buli

Interview with the World’s First Music Data Journalist – Liv Buli | Text Analytics | Scoop.it
Interview with Liv Buli of Next Big Sound, the world's first music data journalist about her work and the path that led her to NBS.
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