Three weeks to go for our NIPS demo

We’re preparing a reanalysis of all of our data from 2011 to bring to Granada. The reanalysis works in two phases: First retweets are analyzed sequentially for the whole year. This cannot be parallelized well as you need to know what happened so far to match retweets correctly (we’re also matching retweets which are not generated by Twitter but by people using the “RT” convention). In a second sweep, we will post-analyze the data to compute trends for links, hashtags, etc.

Current status: We’re about half way through of 2011 with the pre-analysis and have prepared the post-analysis.

Development blog for TWIMPACT

Mikio Braun
Leo Jugel

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