Using Data Science and Social Network Analysis on Twitter Data

Wong, M. (2018) Using Data Science and Social Network Analysis on Twitter Data. Political Studies Association 68th Annual International Conference, Cardiff, UK, 26-28 March 2018.

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Abstract

This paper critically evaluates the potentials of using computational methods and automated routines of data retrieval through Application Programming Interface (API) in social and political science research. The application of data science and Social Network Analysis technique in collecting and analysing data from social media site, Twitter, will be presented. This paper also examines how these methods create opportunities as well as challenges for research. The limitations and assumptions introduced by "big data" analytics and data infrastructure will be discussed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wong, Dr Mark Tsun On
Authors: Wong, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
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