Vishwak released this week its popularity rating application for tracking the General Elections in India as covered in online media.
India Votes 2009 is an experimental release from Vishwak’s media labs. It shows up graph of Popularity of several of the popular terms associated with this election season in India. For example, it can give a comparative representation of the most popular party vs other parties currently. The position keeps changing depending on the stories published online by various news sites. The objective is to provide a visual representation of how popular a particular party / leader is currently from the media coverage perspective. We are happy to be releasing this application under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 India License, so any one can freely use the results in their works.
Currently India Votes 2009 tracks several interesting categories: Leaders, Young Leaders, Parties, Alliances, Hot Debate and States.