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16Aug/108

Reading data from Twitters API stream

Thanks to Twitters Stream API, retrieving large sets of live and real data to analyze in a social context is now very easy to accomplish. At our disposal we have a never-ending stream of Tweets from people all around the globe. In this article you will learn how to tap into this stream using the PHP scripting language.

30Jul/100

Extracting and making use of ANEW tables

The ANEW (Affective Norms for English Words) is a dataset that puts a valence, or mood to words. Using this (all be it from 1999) data, we can derive the mood of a body of text, such as a Tweet - however first things first, lets get the data into a usable form and learn how we can make use of it.