Date of Award

Spring 2020

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Department

Computer Science & Mathematics; College of Arts & Sciences

First Advisor

Dr. Yanxia Jia

Abstract

Given the current ongoing worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019(COV-19), the goal of our project is to analyze the impact of the Coronavirus on social media platform Twitter. In this project, we gather data from Twitter based on tweets with hashtags, such as “Coronavirus”,”Covid-19”, etc. Using data science tools, we perform data analysis to gain understanding of the general attitude towards this global health crisis in the social media sphere. We also created visualization to help understand how the crisis develops in various parts of the world.

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A Twitter Analysis on the Social Media Storm of CoronaVirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Given the current ongoing worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019(COV-19), the goal of our project is to analyze the impact of the Coronavirus on social media platform Twitter. In this project, we gather data from Twitter based on tweets with hashtags, such as “Coronavirus”,”Covid-19”, etc. Using data science tools, we perform data analysis to gain understanding of the general attitude towards this global health crisis in the social media sphere. We also created visualization to help understand how the crisis develops in various parts of the world.

 
 

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