Articles by Daniel Boller

Analyzing the US elections with Facebook and R

July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seem to be the nominees for the upcoming US presidential election in November 2016. The US presidential election in five months provokes already harsh attacks between the nominees – the election campaigns of Trump und Clinton evolve to one of the toughest competitions in the recent history ... [Read more...]

Analyze Face Emotions with R

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Human faces provide various information about emotions. Microsoft launched a free service in December 2015 to analyze human faces detecting their emotions. The emotions detected are anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, neutral, sadness, and surprise. These emotions are understood to be cross-culturally and universally communicated with particular facial expressions. The Emotion ... [Read more...]

Google Geo Data – Data Access Without Restrictions

January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Geo-Distances are of great importance: Researchers from various disciplines refer to geographic distances – health researchers refer to geographic data when analyzing the spread of diseases, economists when evaluating the impact of transaction costs on human behavior, or sociologists when evaluating interpersonal distances (based on external factors) in human interaction. However, ... [Read more...]

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