Things to know about Lorne in the state of Victoria, Australia.
- It’s situated on the Great Ocean Road, a major visitor attraction and a great way to see the scenic coastline of the region
- It’s home to a number of life science conferences including Lorne Genome 2017
This week’s project then: use R to analyse coverage of the 2017 meeting on Twitter. I last did something similar for the ISMB meeting in 2012. How things have changed. Back then I prepared PDF reports using Sweave, retrieved tweets using the
lubridate, the data munging is all so much cleaner and simpler.
So without further ado here is the Github repository.
The report examines several aspects of the conference coverage under the broad headings of timeline, users, networks, retweets, favourites, quotes, media and text.