datasets Archive

24 Jan 2017

Get inspired – Case studies on how urban planners use social media and open data

In 2014, the consortium of various partners launched a project urbandata2decide, coordinated by Austrian-based SME SYNYO GmbH. Its aim is to extract information, create visualizations, support decision-making and approach urban challenges. The reason why the project might
16 Nov 2016

How to get likers and commenters of public posts

In this article, I would like to give a basic guide on how to download data from Facebook API about public posts of public Facebook pages. You may use such data for social network analysis, for text
2 Nov 2016

The examples of text analysis experiments using Voyant Tools

Voyant Tools is an interesting tool for a text analysis of a text. It is very easy-to-use, pretty intuitive and offers several analytical possibilities for a researcher. For example, it is possible to create a tag cloud
8 Sep 2016

The language of your customers – why you should care about it?

The article may start with a popular example, used by Content Marketing Institute: “Have you ever listened to NPR radio announcers and imagined them walking around their normal lives talking like that? “Honey, we’re out of mustard”
8 Jul 2016

Test results database

In this article, I want to recommend a website, that contains a database of many test results and case studies. You can browse tests by categories, campaigns, elements or topic tested. A very good resource for research!
23 May 2016

Open data for scientific purposes

Anyone interested in using open databases, check this website. It is a “(r)epository for public data sets of scientific interest”. A good thing about this database is that it includes data from different areas, such as genetics,
4 Dec 2015

Instagram for Research

Social scientists are always looking for innovative ways of research. A good example is the study Zooming into an Instagram city: reading the local through social media by Nadav Hochman and Lev Manovich. They used Instagram for
16 Feb 2015

Biomedical journal provides its datasets online

Biomedical journal Gigascience decided to do a rather unique thing in the world of academic papers. “What makes Gigascience unique is that it makes available, through its dedicated servers and database the full data sets associated with the articles
22 Jan 2015

Academic dataset from Yelp for an analysis

For text mining purposes, as well as market research, it might be useful to use the Academic dataset, offered by Yelp here. It “is providing all the data and reviews of the 250 closest businesses for 30