Tag Archives: 'metrics'

More Twitter Metrics: Metrify Revisited

More Twitter Metrics: Metrify Revisited

Snurb, 31 January 2012
About a month ago I introduced my new Gawk script metrify.awk, which generates a wide range of Twitter metrics for a given Twapperkeeper/yourTwapperkeeper hashtag or keyword archive. Even as I was writing those posts, though – [...]

Creating Basic Twitter Language Metrics

Creating Basic Twitter Language Metrics

Snurb, 28 January 2012
OK, this may be a somewhat esoteric subject for researchers who mainly work with Twitter data from specific countries and cultures, but over the past few weeks I’ve been working on a paper that analyses Twitter [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 4)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 4)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk is now available (still at the link below), and introduces some further functionality, which is outlined here. This is the final instalment of my four-part introduction to the metrify.awk script for [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 3)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 3)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk is now available (still at the link below), and introduces some further functionality, which is outlined here. Over the past couple of posts, I’ve introduced our new metrify.awk Twitter metrics script, [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 2)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 2)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: I’ve clarified/corrected some of the details relating to the percentile metrics contained in the first table which metrify.awk generates. Update 2: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk adds further functionality in addition to what is described below. [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 1)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
So, 2011 is finally over – and what a year it’s been. While the confluence of natural disasters, political crises, and other major events has also provided us with the basis for a new research programme [...]

Talking Twitter in Amsterdam

Snurb, 5 September 2011
Amsterdam. After the ECPR conference in Reykjavík, I’ve been lucky enough to spend a week in Amsterdam, where I was invited to present a guest lecture as part of the festive opening of the University of [...]

A Quick Update from Reykjavík: New Metrics!

Snurb, 27 August 2011
Jean and I are currently at the European Consortium for Political Research conference in Reykjavík, where we’ve presented a paper about hashtags today. Below is our presentation (with audio), which also includes some new hashtag metrics [...]

A Quick Update from Reykjavík: New Metrics!

Snurb, 27 August 2011
Jean and I are currently at the European Consortium for Political Research conference in Reykjavík, where we’ve presented a paper about hashtags today. Below is our presentation (with audio), which also includes some new hashtag metrics [...]

Popular Uses of YouTube in Italy and Australia: Part 1

Popular Uses of YouTube in Italy and Australia: Part 1

Jean Burgess, 29 September 2010
I’m writing this from the University of Urbino, where I am spending a week as an academic visitor, leading up to a one-day mini-conference on research methods on Thursday, which I’ll blog about in a few [...]