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Weeks before the release of their paper, “Quantifying the semantics of search behavior before stock market moves”, Dataconomy met with Dr. Suzy Moat and Dr. Tobias Preis to discuss their research on predicting the stock market by analyzing Google and Wikipedia searches. The initial two studies — which asked the

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Dataconomy published an article earlier this month, where Taha Yasseri outlined his research on predicting movie box office success based on Wikipedia activity data. Taha’s research is not only unique but also groundbreaking. He was able to predict box office revenues with an overall accuracy of 77 percent, which is

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My colleagues and I have devised a mathematical model which can be used to predict films that become blockbusters or flops at the box office – up to a month before the movie is released. Our model is based on an analysis of the activity on Wikipedia pages about American

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