Predicting the Winners of Popularity Contests using Twitter Sentiment Analysis

Ethan Le Sage


Supervised by Fernando Alva Manchego; Moderated by Natasha Edwards

Twitter sentiment analysis for I'm a Celeb to predict the winners before, or one the day of, the finale. I already made something over the summer which succesfully predicted the winners of Love Island four weeks before the finish (while the odds were 3:1).

Could be adapted to be far more effective, and potentially work for any audience-voting game show. Unlimited possibility for increased complexity and features. Coded in Python with sentiment analysis models, machine learning models, and more.

Initial Plan (06/02/2023) [Zip Archive]

Final Report (12/05/2023) [Zip Archive]

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