Published on in Vol 3, No 2 (2016): Apr-Jun

Validating Machine Learning Algorithms for Twitter Data Against Established Measures of Suicidality

Validating Machine Learning Algorithms for Twitter Data Against Established Measures of Suicidality

Validating Machine Learning Algorithms for Twitter Data Against Established Measures of Suicidality

Scott R. Braithwaite 1*, PhD;  Christophe Giraud-Carrier 2*, PhD;  Josh West 3*, PhD;  Michael D. Barnes 3*, PhD;  Carl Lee Hanson 3*, PhD

1 Computational Health Science Research Group, Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, US

2 Computational Health Science Research Group, Department of Computer Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, US

3 Computational Health Science Research Group, Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, US

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Carl Lee Hanson, PhD
  • Computational Health Science Research Group
  • Department of Health Science
  • Brigham Young University
  • 4103B Life Sciences Building
  • Provo, UT
  • US
  • Phone: 1 (801) 422-9103
  • Email: carl_hanson@byu.edu