What is Propaganda?

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The Institute for Propaganda Analysis in 1938 defined propaganda as: “The expression of an opinion or an action by individuals or groups deliberately designed to influence the opinions or the actions of other individuals or groups with reference to predetermined ends”. – Institute for Propaganda Analysis The point of view, highlights, and storytelling expressed in […]

Datathon NSI Solution – Team Lemurs

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The NSI case – Predicting Household Budgets by team Lemurs   Team Tsvetan (cecopld) Radoslav (rdimitrov) (mr-reliable) (khadeer) Business Understanding The survey’s data on expenditure of household according to COICOP (quarterly and annually) are used for the purposes of producing macroeconomic statistics – National Accounts and Consumer Price Index. In order to optimize the cost […]

Datathon NSI Mentors’ Guidelines – Economic Time Series Prediction

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In this article the mentors give some preliminary guidelines, advice and suggestions to the participants for the case. Every mentor should write their name and chat name in the beginning of their texts, so that there are no mix-ups with the other menthors. By rules it is essential to follow CRISP-DM methodology (http://www.sv-europe.com/crisp-dm-methodology/). The DSS […]

Datathon Telenor Mentors’ Guidelines – On TelCo predictions

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In this article the mentors give some preliminary guidelines, advice and suggestions to the participants for the case. Every mentor should write their name and chat name in the beginning of their texts, so that there are no mix-ups with the other menthors. By rules it is essential to follow CRISP-DM methodology (http://www.sv-europe.com/crisp-dm-methodology/). The DSS […]

Datathon Sofia Air Mentors’ Guidelines – On IOT Prediction

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In this article the mentors give some preliminary guidelines, advice and suggestions to the participants for the case. Every mentor should write their name and chat name in the beginning of their texts, so that there are no mix-ups with the other menthors. By rules it is essential to follow CRISP-DM methodology (http://www.sv-europe.com/crisp-dm-methodology/). The DSS […]

Datathon Kaufland Mentors’ Guidelines – On Predictive Maintenance

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In this article, the mentors give some preliminary guidelines, advice, and suggestions to the participants for the case. Every mentor should write their name and chat name at the beginning of their texts so that there are no mix-ups with the other mentors. By rules, it is essential to follow CRISP-DM methodology (http://www.sv-europe.com/crisp-dm-methodology/). The DSS […]

Hack News Datathon Mentors’ Guidelines – Propaganda Detection

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In this article, the mentors give some preliminary guidelines, advice, and suggestions to the participants for the Hack the News Datathon case. Every mentor should write their name and chat name at the beginning of their texts so that there are no mix-ups with the other mentors. Introduction to NLP Natural Language Processing (NLP) is […]

Datathon NSI Solution – Predicting Household Budgets

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Predicting Houshold Budgets¶Authors: SoRd1, Jack, pr0faka, Kolio¶Team: Pigeons¶ Statistics is the painful elaboration of the obvious. Hello everyone 🙂 We all hope that you had a great time during the Datathon, because we did. We are working on the case from NSI – to predict the household expenditures per group for the years in which […]

Hack the News Datathon Case – Propaganda Detection

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1. Business Problem Formulation The current political landscape is shaped by extreme polarization of opinions and by the proliferation of fake news. For example, a recent study published in Science has found that rumors and fake news tend to spread six times faster than truthful information. This situation both damages the reputation of respectable news outlets and […]