Twitter Text Mining Demo with R

June 12, 2015

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This experiment demonstrates how to use the Execute R Script task in AzureML to do text mining on a sample of Twitter data.
This experiment uses the tm (Text Mining) R package and the Execute R Script task in Azure ML to demonstrate how to do basic text mining in a sample of 100 tweets returned by the Twitter search API. It then uses the ggplot2 R package to plot the top 10 users tweeting about Azure. Finally the wordcloud R package is used to produce a word cloud plot highlighting the terms most frequently used in tweets that included the search keyword. The search keyword used was: Azure