COVID-19 Discussion Trends
The project explored how Albertan discussion of the pandemic evolved from January to May 2020 using data from ~500k comments on local subreddits. An unsupervised text classification model was used to determine if comments were relevant to a set of topics related to the pandemic.
- Data processing:
- Reddit data sourced from pushshift.io
- Thanks to Alberta Innovates for hosting the Hackathon