Movie Analytics: A Hollywood Introduction to Big Data

Movie Analytics: A Hollywood Introduction to Big Data

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Movies will never be the same after you learn how to analyzemovie data, includingkey data mining, text mining and social network analytics concepts. These techniques may then be used in endless other contexts. In the movie application, this topicopens a livelydiscussion onthe current developments inbig datafrom a data science perspective. This book is geared to applied researchers and practitioners and is meant to be practical. The reader will take a hands-on approach,running text mining and social network analyses with software packagescovered in the book. These includeR, SAS, Knime, Pajek and Gephi.The nitty-gritty of how to build datasets needed for the various analyses will be discussed as well. This includes how to extract suitable Twitter dataandcreate a co-starring network from the IMDB database given memory constraints. The authorsalsoguide the reader through an analysis of movie attendance data via a realistic dataset from France.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319094250
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/06/2015
Series: SpringerBriefs in Statistics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

What do we know about analyzing movie data: section on past literature.-What does "Big Data" mean; the data scientist point of view.-Visualization of very large networks: the co-starring social network.-Movie attendance and trends.- Oscar prediction and prediction markets.- Can we predict Oscars from Twitter and movie review data.

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