An AI-based analysis by Expert.ai predicts that the U.S. presidential race may be closer than many polls suggest. The “sentiment analysis” placed former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of President Trump by 50.2% to 47.3%, a margin of about 3 percentage points.
- Maryland-based Expert.ai used an AI model to analyze ~500k Twitter posts about the candidates. The natural language processing system gauged the amount of positive or negative emotions expressed in posts. The AI then categorized them into 84 different emotional labels.