Intelligent Categorization of
                     Twitter Friends based on their
                                  Tweets...
Introduction

     In Twitter, you may be following several people, where you need
     to classify or organize your frien...
Concept of Categorization of friends

     As we have seen, the lists can be used to organize your friends.


     Normall...
Proposed Solution




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Get the user ids of all friends




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Retrieve tweets of each friend based on his user id




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Extract the words that matter for us(Entities)




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Finding out the Category to which our friend belong to


                                                  Consider 4 word...
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Auto Categorization of twitter Users

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Auto Categorization of twitter Users

  1. 1. Intelligent Categorization of Twitter Friends based on their Tweets Friends: Persons whom you follow Vamshi Krishna Reddy V IIITB Avinash Reddy Palleti IIITB Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Introduction In Twitter, you may be following several people, where you need to classify or organize your friends . Twitter Lists feature is a way to organize the people you’re following on Twitter. Example Lists can be: Art, Technology, Politics etc., Terminology: FRIENDS: People whom you follow on Twitter Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Concept of Categorization of friends As we have seen, the lists can be used to organize your friends. Normally, we may want our friends to be organized automatically. So there can be an auto list generator which will categorize the friends list for you based on the kind of tweets they tweet. PROBLEM STATEMENT The Auto list generator should be able to check the tweets of your friends and should categorize by identifying the genre they belong to. Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Proposed Solution Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Get the user ids of all friends Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Retrieve tweets of each friend based on his user id Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. Extract the words that matter for us(Entities) Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Finding out the Category to which our friend belong to Consider 4 words among extracted ones, say W, X, Y, Z. and § each occurred 10,3,1,2 times respectively. § Now we’ll calculate each category’s score as follows. § S(Technology)= 10*Wtech + 3*Xtech + 1*Ytech + 2*Ztech Where Xtech is the probability of X co-occurring with § Technology § Similarly S(News), S(Music), S(Science) etc., are calculated. § This calculation of S() is by considering all the words extracted from all the tweets of a given twitter user. § Among all of categories which has got highest score will be the list into which the user belongs to. Copyright 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

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