Speed dating and self-image Revisiting old data with new eyes

Eleonora Peruffo, Sofia Bobko, Brian Looney, Bernadette Murphy, Margeret Hall, Quinn Nelson, Simon Caton

Publikation: Beitrag in Buch/KonferenzbandBeitrag in Konferenzband


In this paper we perform a variety of analytical techniques on a speed dating dataset collected from 2002–2004. There have previously been papers published analyzing this dataset however we have focused on a previously unexplored area of the data; that of self-image and self-perception. We have evaluated whether the decision to meet again or not following a date can be predicted to any degree of certainty when focusing only on the self-ratings and partner ratings from the event. Further to this we have examined how the decisions received after the session can affect the stability of one’s self-image over time. We also performed some general exploratory analysis of this dataset in the area of self-image and self-perception; evaluating the importance of these attributes in the grand scheme of attaining a positive result from a 4 min date.
Titel des SammelwerksSocial Computing and Social Media: Technologies and Analytics
Herausgeber*innen Gabriele Meiselwitz
ErscheinungsortLas Vegas
Seiten279 - 297
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-91484-8
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2018

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