Technology Trend Analysis Tool using Twitter as a Source


  • Yi-Chun Lin National Taiwan University
  • Ping-che Yang
  • Wen-Tai Hsieh
  • Seng-cho T. Chou


Trend analysis, content based recommendation, News recommendation, social recommendation, Twitter, Social media


As the rise of social networking, people started to share information through different kinds of social media. Among all varieties of social media, Twitter is a valuable resource for data mining because of its prevalence and recognition by celebrities. In this paper we present a novel system which collects Tweets from technology celebrities, by using data mining technique, we’ll be able to do trend analysis on those Tweets and thus provide some prediction of future trend. Results of trend analysis will be display as a website with different sections presenting top news, trend topics, active users, and top sources.

Author Biographies

Yi-Chun Lin, National Taiwan University

Department of Information Management
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

Ping-che Yang

Institute for Information Industry
Taipei, Taiwan

Wen-Tai Hsieh

Department of Information Management
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

Seng-cho T. Chou

Department of Information Management
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan


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How to Cite

Lin, Y.-C., Yang, P.- che ., Hsieh, W.-T. ., & T. Chou, S.- cho . (2012). Technology Trend Analysis Tool using Twitter as a Source. International Journal on Information Technology and Computer Science, 6(1). Retrieved from



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