Data Analytics

Podcast

Unpacking the YDAWG’s 2020 US Presidential Election Twitter analysis

In the latest Actuaries Institute Podcast, Kriti Khullar is joined by the Institute’s Young Data Analytics Working Group (YDAWG) members, Henry Ma and Ean Chan, to discuss their recent analysis of the 2020 US Presidential Election Twitter feed. With a focus on both incumbent President Donald Trump, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, their respective parties and the public, Henry and Ean discuss the method they created for their analysis, the meaningful insights they extracted and reflect on how accurate their analysis was.

Highlights

Make Actuaries Generate Analytics: A Serial Twitter Analysis for the 2020 US Presidential Election by YDAWG Analytica

With the 2020 US Presidential Election just around the corner, the Young Data Analytics Working Group (yDAWG) meandered on a data analytics adventure into the twittersphere to see what the candidates, parties and public have been saying and used a Machine Learning algorithm to mimic the candidates’ tweets. This is a sequel to our 2019 Australian Federal Election Twitter analysis.