Detecting Hidden Patterns in European Song Contest—Eurovision 2014

  • Dionysios Kakouris
  • Georgios Theocharis
  • Prodromos Vlastos
  • Nasrullah MemonEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 423)


Twitter is known as a very popular tool among the users of the Internet nowadays (Larsson and Moe in J New Media and Society 14(5): 729–747, 2012 [1]), where, we share different types of opinions. In this article, we use opinion mining in order to find the winner of the Eurovision 2014—the European Song Contest. The aim of the article is to implement algorithms for opinion mining using R in order to analyze the hidden patterns in content harvested from Twitter.


Eurovision song contest Hidden patterns Microblogging Opinion mining Twitter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dionysios Kakouris
    • 1
  • Georgios Theocharis
    • 1
  • Prodromos Vlastos
    • 1
  • Nasrullah Memon
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller InstituteUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark

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