Hercules

Retrieve recent tweets from certain users and classify them with machine learning

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What Hercules can do for you

  • support for machine learning experiments for researchers
  • data conversion for tweet data in project Automated Analysis of Online Behaviour on Social Media
  • handles data format used in this project (csv)
  • used for two scientific papers

In the project Automated Analysis of Online Behaviour on Social Media researchers wanted to find out what the intention was of tweets from politicians and political journalists. For this purpose they collected recent tweets from these two groups from Twitter and analysed these with machine learning software trained on older tweets which were labeled by humans. This software package contains the software for collecting and analyzing the tweets.

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Tags
  • Text analysis & natural language processing
  • Machine learning
Programming Language
  • Python
License
  • Apache-2.0

Participating organizations

Contributors

  • Erik Tjong Kim Sang
    Netherlands eScience Center
Contact person
Erik Tjong Kim Sang
Netherlands eScience Center