Kurry L Tran
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Currently studying computer engineering at Columbia University. Graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A.in Economics and Mathematics.

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Comment Response - Data Mining #NCDs Hash Tags - Part II

Posted on July 21, 2011 at 12:00 0 Comments

Note: If there are search terms for tweets that you would like me to add, please let me know. There is a 400 search term limit so I am far below that.

Chris Hassell from The Healthy Caribbean Coalition made a comment about one of my blog posts and I thought I should post my response. Chris' comment:

Great work Kurry!

How can we simply the analysis of this data to tell a convincing story to the broader NCDs community about the benefits of using social… Continue

Data Mining #NCDs Hash Tags - Part II PHP Streaming Twitter API

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 22:40 1 Comment

Planning for future research I used the open source code in the Twitter database server module to begin storing tweets related to #NCDs from the Twitter Streaming API and began saving them in my personal database. The database contains separate tables for tweets, tweet_tags, tweet_urls, tweet_mentions, and users.

To download and store all related #NCDs tweets you must connect to the Twitter API server, and maintain the connection permanently, with tweets being received in real-time, and… Continue

Data Mining #NCDs Hash Tag with the Python Twitter API

Posted on July 18, 2011 at 21:00 0 Comments

I had to do some data mining work for my job at www.ncdaction.org so I thought I would post my research on my blog. With the help of the O'Reilly book Mining the Social Web it was extremely easy to get good Twitter data using the Python Twitter API.

To mimic the results:

1. Install Networkx i.e. $ easy_install networkx

2. Install the Python Twitter API i.e.… Continue

Data Visualization / Analytic Tools for Social Networking Data

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 16:05 0 Comments

This is a double post which can also be found at http://kurrytran.blogspot.com.

Twitter StreamGraphs

Complete Source(s): http://www.neoformix.com/

A StreamGraph is a visualization for the last 1000 tweets which contain the search word.

Source: http://bit.ly/pWJ78O

Here is what a Twitter… Continue

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At 16:12 on June 28, 2011, Mark Huffman said…
Hi Kurry,

I posted a response to Rajesh Vedanthan's post but it was accidentally deleted (by Rajesh). Is there any way to retrieve it?


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