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EMOTIVE was used successfully to Predict Donald Trump would win the Election

EMOTIVE has indeed predicted the outcome of the US Presidential election successfully, following our previous accurate forecast of the UK General Election 2015. A description of our work on the forecast of Donald Trump winning the election can be found

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Analysing the 2016 US Election

The EMOTIVE research is tracking the daily progress of the 2016 US Presidential Election – you can see who we think is going to win if voting was today and explore the emotional outpour on Twitter leading up to November

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VOTEBEE: Tracking the General Election 2015

Tracking emotional outpour in real-time  and at granularity of the 8 basic / cross-cultural emotions on Twitter is something that emotive.systems (EMOTIVE) does pretty well – which is why we’ve decided to monitor real-time emotional opinions in the upcoming UK

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Recent Media Coverage

Recently (from 6th September 2013 onward) our research team’s work on the EMOTIVE project has received wide mass-media coverage in a number of national and international media. Below is a list of mass media which covered our research in detail.

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Outstanding Paper Award at ISA-DM 2013

The paper titled “EMOTIVE Ontology: Extracting Fine-Grained Emotions from Terse, Informal Messages“, authored by Dr Martin Sykora, Prof Thomas Jackson, Dr Ann O’Brien and Dr Suzanne Elayan, has received the Outstanding Paper award at the recent 7th IADIS Intelligent Systems

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Publication at IEEE EISIC 2013 Conference

A paper reviewing a number of existing social-media monitoring systems, for national security, which identifies gaps in sentiment analysis capabilities and introduces EMOTIVE within context of the primary elements of a monitoring system, has been accepted for publication, at the

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DIET, DaISY Market Place Day – 6th June 2013

Defence Implications of Emerging Technologies (DIET), Data Intensive Systems (DaISY) market place day took place on the 6th June, 2013. This was an event organised by DSTL and it brought together the various projects funded under the DaISY call. This includes

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EMOTIVE Workshop – 31st May 2013

Loughborough University’s Department of Information Science is hosting a half-day workshop on Friday, 31st May 2013 at the Bridgeman Building. This event will revolve around issues such as monitoring social media and overcoming obstacles, the future of monitoring social media,

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Publication at IADIS Intelligent Systems and Agents 2013 Conference

A paper describing the EMOTIVE system developed within our project has been accepted at the forthcoming Intelligent Systems and Agents Conference in Prague. Abstract: With the uptake of social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, there is now a vast amount of

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Project Wiki

There is now a project Wiki, which is being used by our EMOTIVE team. Feel free to explore it (using the left hand-side navigation bar)! Although some of the content will not be visible to you (since it’s in permission

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