Dissertation Defense Slides on Slideshare

Just sharing this with my readers… I have uploaded my Dissertation Defense slides on Slideshare. If you don’t recall, the title of my dissertation is: “Analysis of Twitter Messages for Sentiment and Insight for use in Stock Market Decision Making.” You can view the slides below or go over to slideshare to view them there. [slideshare id=42427163&doc=ericdbrowndefenseslides-141206130137-conversion-gate01]

My Doctoral Dissertation Final Defense – Almost done

I am now one step closer to finishing my doctorate. On Friday Oct 31, I defended my dissertation. The video of the presentation during the defense is provided below. I now only have to get a few documents signed and format my dissertation for publishing and I’ll be completely finished. The title of my dissertation is: … Read more

Will Twitter make you a better investor?

My paper, titled Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at Sentiment, User Reputation and their effect on the Stock Market, has been published in the Conference Proceedings for the Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS) 2012 Conference. You can grab a copy of the PDF here: Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at … Read more

Understanding Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions

Its been quiet over the last few weeks on here for a reason… I’ve been finalizing my Dissertation Proposal. Yesterday (Wed Oct 26th), I successfully defended my proposal. (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) I am now officially in the dissertation phase. While preparing/rehearsing for the defense, I had the foresight to record one my rehearsals and thought I’d share … Read more

Doctorate degree pursuit update & announcement

Doctoral Studies Update & announcement of my new website – Distance PhD. I just realized that I hadn’t shared an update on my doctoral studies in a while. I’m 2 classes away from being completely done with coursework.  Woot!  But…I have 23 hours of dissertation credits left.  woot? 🙂 I’ve completed 58 hours and have 31 hours … Read more