SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

In these days, SSIX is integrating a new type of sources into the platform, that will capture information from generic news feeds (or web feeds). This will allow to perform data ingestion from external websites exposing public feeds, like the ones provided by Google News, Yahoo Finance and other news aggregators or publishers, which give… » read more

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On October 18th – 19th, the SSIX consortium has held its second general assembly in 2016. This meeting, which was combined with the second networking workshop organized by SSIX, marked the halftime of the project already! Such a milestone marks a welcome opportunity to look back at what has already been achieved and to prepare… » read more

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It’s worth emphasizing that fully incremental architectures are so widespread that many people don’t realize it’s possible to avoid their problems with a different architecture. These are great examples of familiar complexity—complexity that’s so ingrained, you don’t even think to find a way to avoid it. ~ Nathan Marz The SSIX Platform will be an… » read more

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SSIX Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining platform intends to monitor specific topics that are discussed in texts from several sources, including social networks, which are rich repositories of people’s opinions. While the technology that is currently being developed is open and flexible to application to various domains (i.e. politics, sport, etc.), the data filtering component… » read more

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Sentiment analysis (SA) is an example of a Natural Language Processing (NLP) application which attracts a lot of attention due to the general commercial interest and potential around it. Despite the big buzz around sentiment analysis, there is still a major gap in the understanding of the main technical components behind it. This series of… » read more

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Important elections move Europe and the United States in 2016. On June 23, the UK decided to leave the EU, on November 8, the USA will vote for a new president to follow Barack Obama. The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – and their campaigns to become their parties’ candidates – electrifies a… » read more

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23/06/16 09:00 – 14:00 CET   The average Brexit opinion remains stable on the ‘Remain’ side, as identified during the last days. The volume of the ‘Remain’ tweets is slightly bigger than ‘Leave’. Per minute there are more tweets for ‘Remain’ than for ‘Leave’. Volatility of the signal remains low and stable.   The vote… » read more

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The Twitter sentiment analysis indicates that ‘Remain’ is still on course to a victory but is getting weaker. In general the win side will most likely have a marginal victory, as ‘Remain/Leave’ vote is going to be very tight. The monitoring performed by the SSIX consortium shows a weakening pattern over the last 72h for… » read more

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A slight weakening in the ‘Remain’ side can be noticed. ‘Remain’ opinion is still within the positive range, showing small volatility but a slightly downward trend, while ‘Leave’ opinion is gaining some momentum. Overall the monitoring performed shows us a side-ways/ horizontal ‘Remain’ trend as preference of Twitter users. Percentage share of Tweets: 59.9% ‘Remain’… » read more

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