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Publication date: 
02/2017
Authors: 
Ryan Kennedy
Stefan Wojcik
David Lazer

This study reports the results of a multiyear program to predict direct executive elections

in a variety of countries from globally pooled data.We developed prediction models by

means of an election data set covering 86 countries and more than 500 elections, and a

Keywords: 
election
prediction
Publication date: 
11/2016
Authors: 
Will Hobbs
Moira Burke
Nicholas A. Christakis
James Fowler
Publication date: 
11/2016
Authors: 
Stefano Balietti

nodeGame is a free, open-source JavaScript/ HTML5 framework for conducting synchronous experiments online and in the lab directly in the browser window. It is specifically designed to support behavioral research along three dimensions: (i) larger group sizes, (ii) real-time (but also discrete time) experiments, and (iii) batches of simultaneous experiments.

Keywords: 
Behavioral experiments Software Real-time Browser Online Open-source JavaScript
Publication date: 
09/2016
Authors: 
Wei Wang
Ryan Kennedy
David Lazer
Naren Ramakrishnan

Summary

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Publication date: 
09/2016
Authors: 
Nils B Weidmann
Suso Benitez-Baleato
Philipp Hunziker
Eduard Glatz
Xenofontas Dimitropoulos

Abstract

Publication date: 
08/2016
Authors: 
Amy Krakowka
Chris Arney
Kathryn Coronges
Matthew Simonson

Introduction

Publication date: 
08/2016

Donald Trump has become well known for his shoot-from-the-hip tweeting style. Lots of insults, lots of rants and lots of energy. Data scientists who have examined all of Trump's tweets over time found he has some very clear Twitter strategies and tactics that, in many ways, have been working.

Keywords: 
Trump
Twitter
Publication date: 
07/2016
Authors: 
Stefano Balietti
Robert L. Goldstone
Dirk Helbing
Publication date: 
05/2016
Authors: 
Annie Waldherr
Et Al

Abstract In this article, we focus on noise in the sense of irrelevant information in a data set as a specific methodological challenge of web research in the era of big data. We empirically evaluate several methods for filtering hyperlink networks in order to reconstruct networks that contain only webpages that deal with a particular issue.

Keywords: 
big data
noise
hyperlink network
issue network
web crawler
document classification

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