#Win or #Fail?

Measuring Researcher Attitudes toward Open Data Using Sentiment Analysis of Twitter

Sara Mannheimer

Montana State University

@saramannheimer

 

#dlfforum

27 October 2014

Sentiment analysis

Genomics

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Economics

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Paleontology

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Limitations

Only measures Twitter-active researchers

Sentiment analysis accuracy

Small sample size

Method of identifying data-related tweets

So, what's the point?

Guide data outreach efforts

Better understanding of research communities

What's next?

More data sources

More disciplines

Partnerships = scale

Sara Mannheimer

@saramannheimer

 

Scott W.H. Young

@hei_scott

 

Jim Espeland

james.espeland@montana.edu

Research team:

#Win or #Fail

By Sara Mannheimer

#Win or #Fail

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