500 Words Competition

123,436 stories. 54 million words. A unique window into the inner world of children and an opportunity to discover what they care about and what makes them happy, sad or anxious. Source: Inspired Research: News from the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford Earlier this year, children from all over the UK submitted stories…

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Game of Thrones “Battle of the Bastards”

A look at Game of Thrones character mentions on Twitter during “Battle of the Bastards”: Emotion analysis of these tweets illustrates the roller coaster experience of watching a Game of Thrones episode:

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Nigel Farage and the #flotillafaceoff

The Brexit flotilla battle on the Thames certainly provided a source of entertainment on Twitter. We detected humour in 39.1% of tweets about Nigel Farage on Sunday. Mr Farage’s naval pursuits also caused a lot of anger; 29% of tweets about him were angry.

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John Lewis Christmas Advert 2015 Has Landed

John Lewis new Christmas advert has been released. TheySay sentiment analysis for “Man on the Moon” on Twitter showed there was overwhelmingly positive reaction to the ad. “TheySay Ltd – a social media sentiment analysis tool from computer science experts at Oxford University – analysed 4,000+ mentions on Twitter in the first 45 minutes, with…

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Pioneering Technology Says Huddersfield Is The Winner In Tour De Yorkshire

Pioneering technology developed by some of the world’s leading experts in Computational Linguistics has been used to assess the attitudes shown towards Huddersfield and Yorkshire in relation to the Tour de France. Using a highly sophisticated algorithm, developed at the University of Oxford, Huddersfield marketing expert Nadio Granata has been working with their business development…

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