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Automatic Discovery of Political Meme Genres with Diverse Appearances [article]

William Theisen, Joel Brogan, Pamela Bilo Thomas, Daniel Moreira, Pascal Phoa, Tim Weninger, Walter Scheirer
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we introduce a scalable automated visual recognition pipeline for discovering political meme genres of diverse appearance.  ...  A significant challenge in automatic meme analysis has been the development of a strategy to match memes from within a single genre when the appearances of the images vary.  ...  Additionally Vitor Albiero was a great help with constructing several of the charts.  ... 
arXiv:2001.06122v2 fatcat:sb3w55ovn5dvjaerhqbh3svxcu

Visual memes in social media

Lexing Xie, Apostol Natsev, John R. Kender, Matthew Hill, John R. Smith
2011 Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Multimedia - MM '11  
contain re-mixed content, which appears rapidly; video view counts, particularly high ones, are poorly correlated with the virality of content; the influence of traditional news media versus citizen journalists  ...  We monitor real-world events on YouTube, and we model interactions using a graph model over memes, with people and content as nodes and meme postings as links.  ...  the applications of memes to video genres other than news.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2072298.2072307 dblp:conf/mm/XieNKHS11 fatcat:wnuekiljfnhixpxbcj32enynou

Tracking Large-Scale Video Remix in Real-World Events

Lexing Xie, Apostol Natsev, Xuming He, John R. Kender, Matthew Hill, John R. Smith
2013 IEEE transactions on multimedia  
Visual memes are extracted by scalable detection algorithms that we develop, with high accuracy. We further augment visual memes with text, via a statistical model of latent topics.  ...  The proposed joint statistical model of visual memes and words outperforms an alternative concurrence model, with an average error of 2% for predicting meme volume and 17% for predicting meme lifespan.  ...  These observations suggest that it is the traditional new media who seem to have driven most content on this topic, and that serendipitous discovery of novel content does also exist, but has less diversity  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmm.2013.2264929 fatcat:2sgemwmdrjhpxfsaqh2zjl3ehm

Are Some Tweets More Interesting Than Others? #HardQuestion

Omar Alonso, Catherine C. Marshall, Marc Najork
2013 Proceedings of the Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval - HCIR '13  
To answer the first question, we performed a series of studies using crowdsourcing to reach a diverse set of workers who served as a proxy for an audience with variable interests and perspectives.  ...  Twitter has evolved into a significant communication nexus, coupling personal and highly contextual utterances with local news, memes, celebrity gossip, headlines, and other microblogging subgenres.  ...  But to classify tweets automatically, we first need to augment a training set with high-quality labels.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2528394.2528396 dblp:conf/hcir/AlonsoMN13 fatcat:eee5jchpybcrzhjsuel3yztrvq

Semiotics of spreadability: A systematic approach to Internet memes and virality

Gabriele Marino
2015 Punctum International Journal of Semiotics  
offering semi-automatic tools for the 'dummy-proof ' creation of memes as well.  ...  These genres […] may be grouped as "remix" memes [...] . (3) Genres that evolved around a new universe of digital and meme-oriented content (LOLCats, rage comics, and stock character macros).  ...  The 'GFW Turbo' escapes the power of the authorities and starts censoring keywords automatically.  ... 
doi:10.18680/hss.2015.0004 fatcat:6zyy2e6jnnalpcoovfzk7p5c3y

Human Stigmergic Problem Solving [chapter]

2021 Cultural-Historical Perspectives on Collective Intelligence  
It allows for the creation of multiple and diverse opinions. Major political events often spur a large number of commentary memes, which are used for political advocacy in different ways.  ...  The "Pepper-Spraying Cop" meme shows a diverse type of diffusion and evolution (Shifman, : -).  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781108981361.006 fatcat:lgkgbw3cffeglhkkw7cpml6c6i

Tracking Large-Scale Video Remix in Real-World Events [article]

Lexing Xie, Apostol Natsev, Xuming He, John Kender, Matthew Hill, John R Smith
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Visual memes are extracted by scalable detection algorithms that we develop, with high accuracy. We further augment visual memes with text, via a statistical model of latent topics.  ...  We model content interactions on YouTube with visual memes, defining several measures of influence and building predictive models for meme popularity.  ...  of Excellence program.  ... 
arXiv:1210.0623v3 fatcat:dewbmnks2ndgxai4yzavba4nmi

From Microsound to Vaporwave: Internet-Mediated Musics, Online Methods, and Genre

Georgina Born, Christopher Haworth
2017 Music & Letters  
an overview of research in digital musicology.  ...  Manuscripts submitted to Music & Letters 12 See Richard Lewis, 'Examples of Digital Musicology' (2014), for  ...  The diversity of ways in which key actors associated with these genres employ the internet poses, we suggest, both methodological and theoretical challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ml/gcx095 fatcat:a7e6m6nqjbcsvolxkhsubwn3ca

Multimedia Semantics: Interactions Between Content and Community

Hari Sundaram, Lexing Xie, Munmun De Choudhury, Yu-Ru Lin, Apostol Natsev
2012 Proceedings of the IEEE  
And Finally, how does social media facilitate the repurposing of shared content, and engender cultural memes? We present three case studies to examine these questions in detail.  ...  Furthermore, popular websites with sophisticated media sharing and notification features allow users to stay in touch with friends and loved ones, and also to help form explicit and implicit groups.  ...  ., out-degree) of each meme m in video d i , as the number of other videos containing meme m that appeared before (resp., after) d i . ζ in i,m = ∑ j I{m ∈ d j , t(d j ) < t(d i )} (4) ζ out i,m = ∑ j  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2012.2191529 fatcat:tayhtgkr6jfz7l2efpic4ygaqy

Fiction, Science, Journalism: Hybrid Narrative Paths for Our Challenging Present

Roberto Laghi
2021 Cadernos de literatura comparada  
so-called Anthropocene, marked by the climate crisis and the consequences of neoliberal politics.  ...  I conclude by analysing Storie della grande estinzione by the Italian collective author TINA, which, with its coexisting different forms of fiction, essay, popular science and critical theory, is not only  ...  una discussione aperta tra più autori, diverse discipline, piani teorici che associano geni e meme, informazione e byte e DNA e ancora manipolazione delle informazioni, delle narrative e poi editing genetico  ... 
doi:10.21747/2183-2242/cad44a14 fatcat:wxahpsjrfzdtrkoouydjaknuly

Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference. Riga, 20–23 October 2020 [article]

Sanita Reinsone, Anda Baklāne, Jānis Daugavietis
2020 Zenodo  
Book of Abstracts DHN, Rīga 2020 Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference.  ...  Literature, Folklore and Art (University of Latvia) Rīga, 2020 ISBN 978-9984-850-83-2 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.4107117  ...  We also thank the library of the Technische Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant 770299 (NewsEye).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4107117 fatcat:6ongky6p5rab7gvtawnjmp2ofm

Partners in Crime: Readers, Translators, Characters and the Promotion of a Genre

David Platten
2015 Itinéraires  
This text was automatically generated on 1 octobre 2016.  ...  The figure of the detective is thus infused with political idealism.  ...  political and societal concerns.  ... 
doi:10.4000/itineraires.2623 fatcat:qqqsb6chpfe7hhkpb3qdtu7doi

Complete Issue

2015 CAML Review / Revue de l ACBM  
Based on his doctoral research, this paper was presented at CAML's 2015 conference, which Neal attended as the recipient of the CAML First-Time Conference Presenter Award. diverse genres associated with  ...  music discovery.  ...  The disc begins with Papador's 2008 A Very Welcome. In his program notes, Papador indicates that the solo marimba piece was written for his wife Johanna to celebrate the birth of their son.  ... 
doi:10.25071/1708-6701.40235 fatcat:domzrecfrbdl5ajdxlc2u3e3u4

Motions in the Body, Sensations in the Mind

Katharine J. Hamerton
2019 Arts et Savoirs  
This mechanical, sensory science spelled death for the mondain vision of a correct standard of good taste automatically in line with reason.  ...  With as many tastes as bodies, themselves differing from one moment to the next, the worldly notions of a mysterious good taste whose judgments were always automatically in line with reason, and of a standard  ...  taste aligned with reason.  ... 
doi:10.4000/aes.1889 fatcat:auc673hmdzdzzfkyl6ffc2j7wi

The Fictions of Surrealism

Walter A. Strauss
1996 Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature  
Nevertheless, the members of the movement and their associates made numerous ventures into prose fiction, with notable results.  ...  Four types of fiction are delineated: the neo-Gothic romance; the adventure diary of "magic" experience-this one being probably the most typical of all the kinds of narrative invented; the erotic (or pornographic  ...  of evil appears even radically optimistic  ... 
doi:10.4148/2334-4415.1399 fatcat:zhovxjmf6be5bbv4xlfwihvm6i
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