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Beyond Social Media Analytics: Understanding Human Behaviour and Deep Emotion using Self Structuring Incremental Machine Learning [article]

Tharindu Bandaragoda
2020 arXiv   pre-print
An event detection technique was developed to automatically monitor those identified topic pathways for significant fluctuations in social behaviours using multiple indicators such as volume and sentiment  ...  Identified events were validated against contemporary events reported in news.  ...  sometimes confusing.  ... 
arXiv:2009.09078v1 fatcat:izo3eyjc4vdo3jnttt7omvsv5q

Pretrained Transformers for Text Ranking: BERT and Beyond [article]

Jimmy Lin, Rodrigo Nogueira, Andrew Yates
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The combination of transformers and self-supervised pretraining has been responsible for a paradigm shift in natural language processing (NLP), information retrieval (IR), and beyond.  ...  There are two themes that pervade our survey: techniques for handling long documents, beyond typical sentence-by-sentence processing in NLP, and techniques for addressing the tradeoff between effectiveness  ...  In addition, we would like to thank the TPU Research Cloud for resources used to obtain new results in this work.  ... 
arXiv:2010.06467v3 fatcat:obla6reejzemvlqhvgvj77fgoy

13 Beyond single modes and media: Writing as an ongoing multimodal text production [chapter]

Troy Hicks, Daniel Perrin, Eva-Maria Jakobs, Daniel Perrin
2014 Handbook of Writing and Text Production  
Finally, in the reference section, we list key publications that explain writing research beyond single modes and media (7) . tures and languages.  ...  This allows us to outline what such research can contribute to Applied Linguistics (5) and to sketch a related research roadmap (6).  ...  crap detection."  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110220674.231 fatcat:b6jwx7ddwndnfjlkq6fmhm4ye4

Evaluative Language Beyond Bags of Words: Linguistic Insights and Computational Applications

Farah Benamara, Maite Taboada, Yannick Mathieu
2017 Computational Linguistics  
Evaluative language beyond bags of words: Linguistic insights and computational applications..  ...  and Mathieu, Yannick Evaluative language beyond bags of words: Linguistic insights and computational applications. (2017) Computational Linguistics, 43 The study of evaluation, affect, and subjectivity  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by a Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada to Maite Taboada, and ERC grant 269427 (STAC).  ... 
doi:10.1162/coli_a_00278 fatcat:yphpwgzrafhgxbit55rjhyhix4

Pretrained Transformers for Text Ranking: BERT and Beyond

Andrew Yates, Rodrigo Nogueira, Jimmy Lin
2021 Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining  
The combination of transformers and self-supervised pretraining has, without exaggeration, revolutionized the fields of natural language processing (NLP), information retrieval (IR), and beyond.  ...  In the context of text ranking, these models produce high quality results across many domains, tasks, and settings.  ...  Acknowledgements 129 Acknowledgements This research was supported in part by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3437963.3441667 fatcat:6teqmlndtrgfvk5mneq5l7ecvq

Analysing the Impact of Built-In and External Social Tools in a MOOC on Educational Technologies [chapter]

Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Carlos Delgado-Kloos, Hugo A. Parada G., Mario Muñoz-Organero, Antonio Rodríguez-de-las-Heras
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Others go beyond, trying to engage the massive number of participants by promoting discussions and relying on their contribu-tions to the course.  ...  Most of the participants agreed on the importance of social tools to be in touch with their partners and share information related to the course, the forum being the one preferred.  ...  This work has been funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness Project TIN2011-28308-C03-01, the Regional Government of Madrid project S2009/TIC-1650, and the postdoctoral fellowship  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40814-4_2 fatcat:3ivpadhbizcidb6b4hk6y4s6ri

MSocial: Practical integration of social learning analytics into Moodle

Maria J. Verdu, Juan P. De Castro, Luisa M. Regueras, Alfredo Corell
2021 IEEE Access  
[20] go one step beyond and create a plugin for Moodle that analyses student participation in discussion forums and identifies the major players within the student network, but they do not consider  ...  by using some hashtags predefined by teachers. • Pinterest: it is also focused on images and videos and it is suitable for collaborative tasks, in which students have to collaborate in curating collections  ...  He has experience in innovation learning and was named 'Best university teacher in Spain in 2018' at the II Educa Abanca Awards.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3056914 fatcat:lfhhznzatbbtzlfe4kbmph5oya

Twittermania: Understanding How Social Media Technologies Impact Engagement and Academic Performance of a New Generation of Learners

Babajide Osatuyi, Katia Passerini
2016 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
The results show that actively using both Twitter and traditional discussion boards for engagement is related to student performance in the course.  ...  We present an experiment in which we compared Twitter and a traditional discussion board to academically engage students over a 14-week period.  ...  In the Twitter condition, communication rules included using hashtags (#) to identify the student, the course, and the week of participation.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03923 fatcat:uzunzeq2vndgpkb7z2ngbmylzq

Delving into Participants' Profiles and Use of Social Tools in MOOCs

Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Mar Perez-Sanagustin, Carlos Delgado-Kloos, Hugo A. Parada G, Mario Munoz-Organero
2014 IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies  
This paper presents an in-depth empirical analysis of a nine-week MOOC. This analysis provides novel results regarding participants' profiles and use of built-in and external social tools.  ...  The results served to detect seven participants' patterns and conclude that the forum was the social tool preferred to contribute to the MOOC.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness Project TIN2011-28308-C03-01, the Regional Government of Madrid project S2009/TIC-1650, and the postdoctoral  ... 
doi:10.1109/tlt.2014.2311807 fatcat:vrnhqbnamvgatmqbxvhjydrxma

The Bigger Picture: Picking the Right Soap Box—Is it Possible to Connect with Different Audience Targets (Practitioners and Patients) from the Same Platform?

Mohammed Abbass, Hari Keshava, Conor Delaney
2017 Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery  
AbstractThe use of Internet and social media has skyrocketed in the past decade.  ...  Since then use of social media has exploded and the information that has become available for physicians and their patients is remarkable.  ...  These accounts are platforms for discussions about new innovations in colorectal surgery, current topics in colorectal surgery, and of course colorectal cancer by using the hashtag #colorectalsurgery.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0037-1604258 pmid:28924403 pmcid:PMC5595542 fatcat:bsjv4mucdbdndnotam7mfghfda

A Case Study on English as a Second Language Speakers for Sustainable MOOC Study

Ismail Duru, Ayse Saliha Sunar, Su White, Banu Diri, Gulustan Dogan
2019 Sustainability  
participants studying FutureLearn "Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching" MOOC using natural language processing.  ...  Millions of learners annually enrol on MOOCs designed to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse and international student population.  ...  Apart from these future research directions, the findings from our research could be used by the MOOC providers (authors and platform creators) for re-designing their courses and platforms where English  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11102808 fatcat:rbzboi6km5bv5kdh5kxphdphym

Communication Technology Integration into Social Work Practice

Angela N. Bullock, Alex D. Colvin
2015 Advances in Social Work  
The uses for communication technology continue to grow in the United States. Technology is changing how people collect and share information and is reshaping how people interact with one another.  ...  As a result of this transformation, the use of technology has evolved in social work practice.  ...  Acknowledgements The author wishes to acknowledge the contribution of the participants in this research.  ... 
doi:10.18060/18259 fatcat:5ken5yjdcradjfunilejymmiky

Crisis Mapping: The Construction of a New Interdisciplinary Field?

Jen Ziemke
2012 Journal of Map & Geography Libraries  
Such discussions occur in diverse fora: from meetings and conference calls with large government agencies to asynchronous email threads, to sessions with nongovernmental agencies, large and small, simulated  ...  This paper summarizes recent developments in crisis mapping and offers a metaanalysis of nascent, community-led conversations about this evolving area of concern.  ...  Hypothesis Testing, Trend Detection, and Event Early Warning Maps can also be used to detect trends, test hypotheses, and create alerts useful for conflict and disaster early warning.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15420353.2012.662471 fatcat:h4e2obwnjndhllbuv5w6ethehq

Participant association and emergent curriculum in a MOOC: can the community be the curriculum?

Frances Bell, Jenny Mackness, Mariana Funes
2016 Research in Learning Technology  
Community was present in the course title and understood differently by participants.  ...  Fall off in activity in MOOCs is common and was evident in Rhizo14. As the course progressed, fewer participants were active in Facebook and some participants reported feelings of exclusion.  ...  We would also like to thank anonymous reviewers, Catherine Cronin and George Veletsianos whose comments helped us to improve the originally submitted paper.  ... 
doi:10.3402/rlt.v24.29927 fatcat:zlqq54djlnby5digfdxq5bwfna

Speed Detection, intertextuality and audiences in Sherlock

Asta Koch, Palle Schantz Lauridsen
2017 Mise au Point  
The model, of course, is not only functional for mapping out the textual network surrounding Sherlock , but can be adequately used in relation to any other media text and its hypertexts.  ...  The Holmes family never even had a dog, and ‘Redbeard’ was the nickname of Sherlock’s childhood friend, with whom he used to play pirates, of course.  ... 
doi:10.4000/map.2403 fatcat:7lwhfbekjzemdje3x7abozfgba
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