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Wednesday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:10pm
Measuring Psychological Traits using Social Media

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The words and impages people post on social media such as Twitter and Facebook provide a rich, if imperfect view of who they are and what they care about. We show how to analyze social media to predict people's age, gender, personality, and mental health. Such methods are increasingly used for applications ranging from job candidate screening to targeted marketing.

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Lyle Ungar

Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Ungar's research group at UPenn develops scalable machine learning and text mining methods, including clustering, feature selection, and semi-supervised and multi-task learning for natural language, psychology, and medical research. Example projects include spectral learning... Read More →

Wednesday March 8, 2017 3:30pm - 4:10pm PST

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