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Social media data pose pitfalls for studying behaviour

Researchers urged to hone methods for mining social-media data
Thu, 2014-11-27 14:46

A growing number of academic researchers are mining social media data to learn about both online and offline human behaviour. In recent years, studies have claimed the ability to predict everything from summer blockbusters to fluctuations in the stock market.

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Taking on the “big data” challenge

McGill professor among recipients of internationally-funded Digging into Data Challenge
Wed, 2014-01-15 14:23

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