Sentiment Analysis from Conspiracy Theories in the 2020 US Election

Robert Bryant


Supervised by Alun D Preece; Moderated by Luis Espinosa-Anke

In the 2020 US Election there was a great deal of hostile discourse between the supporters of the two candidates; Donald Trump and Joe Biden. On social media platforms conspiracy theories emerged, and took a more prominent place than they had done in any US Election to date. Using Natural Language Processing with a focus on Sentiment Analysis, this project aims to explore the relationships between the major figures of this election and the sentiment & conspiracies associated with them on Twitter.

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