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Disentangling the Lexicons of Disaster Response in Twitter

Nathan O. Hodas, Greg Ver Steeg, Joshua Harrison, Satish Chikkagoudar, Eric Bell, Courtney D. Corley
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15 Companion  
In the same way social media changes communication in daily life, it also is transforming the way individuals communicate during disasters and emergencies.  ...  People around the world use social media platforms such as Twitter to express their opinion and share activities about various aspects of daily life.  ...  Clustering The relevant geocoded tweets for each disaster were obtained as described in Section 2.1. We designed a lexicon to capture many of the potential ways people communicate about disasters.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2740908.2741728 dblp:conf/www/HodasSHCBC15 fatcat:nttkecjr6ne7fopuadc6tbjaqy

TED-On: A Total Error Framework for Digital Traces of Human Behavior on Online Platforms [article]

Indira Sen, Fabian Floeck, Katrin Weller, Bernd Weiss, Claudia Wagner
2021 arXiv   pre-print
While there are clear parallels to the well-known error sources in the TSE framework, the new "Total Error Framework for Digital Traces of Human Behavior on Online Platforms" (TED-On) identifies several  ...  By providing a standard vocabulary to describe these errors, the proposed framework is intended to advance communication and research concerning the use of digital traces in scientific social research.  ...  We thank Maria Zens, Haiko Lietz, Sebastian Stier, members of the GESIS CSS Department, Anna-Carolina Haensch, as well as participants of the Demography workshop at ICWSM'2019 for their helpful feedback  ... 
arXiv:1907.08228v4 fatcat:vrrkbdnp3rhqnahh25uktiow6m

A changing world: the future for Social Identities

Pal Ahluwalia
2017 Social Identities  
It may take nearly a decade for the UK to leave the EU, as the process of disentanglement takes places.  ...  He has significantly changed the manner in which the Presidency operates and 'fake news' has entered the lexicon.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13504630.2017.1314953 fatcat:k5ttkbtusnb3bai2jwbp2c7ciq

Covid-19 Discourse on Twitter: How the Topics, Sentiments, Subjectivity, and Figurative Frames Changed Over Time

Philipp Wicke, Marianna M. Bolognesi
2021 Frontiers in Communication  
This paper provides an extensive explorative analysis of how the discourse about Covid-19 reported on Twitter changes through time, focusing on the first wave of this pandemic.  ...  Second, we show how the sentiment polarity of the language used in the tweets changed from a relatively positive valence during the first lockdown, toward a more negative valence in correspondence with  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Johannes Wiesner and Christian Burgers for their advice on statistical analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2021.651997 fatcat:7ihvkyjnzvelvgrdx5upyg47jy

Advances in Social Media Research: Past, Present and Future

Kawaljeet Kaur Kapoor, Kuttimani Tamilmani, Nripendra P. Rana, Pushp Patil, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Sridhar Nerur
2017 Information Systems Frontiers  
emergency information response event media management disasters public crises risk twitter earthquake awareness situational communication natural situation flood Emergency/Crises Response body  ...  The findings on the use of social media in emergencies suggests that a general user response in an online community is very different from that during a crisis, as those responses then become more reflexive  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-017-9810-y fatcat:nw5w2cxkynfztfbzzcnm6nfgy4

Automatic Extraction of News Values from Headline Text

Alicja Piotrkowicz, Vania Dimitrova, Katja Markert
2017 Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop at the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
Headlines play a crucial role in attracting audiences' attention to online artefacts (e.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by a Doctoral Training Grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.  ...  The dataset is available at We would also like to thank our expert annotators for their work and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/e17-4007 dblp:conf/eacl/PiotrkowiczDM17 fatcat:zos4epykjrd5fhfziuhnseaagm

Unsupervised Learning via Total Correlation Explanation [article]

Greg Ver Steeg
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The principle of Total Cor-relation Ex-planation (CorEx) is to learn representations of data that "explain" as much dependence in the data as possible.  ...  Successes in automating supervised learning have not translated to the more ambiguous realm of unsupervised learning where goals and labels are not provided.  ...  In Advances in Neural Information Processing Sys- agoudar, E. Bell, and C. Corley. Disentangling the lexicons of tems (NIPS), 2014. disaster response in twitter.  ... 
arXiv:1706.08984v1 fatcat:euqu4tgydra5fosirdeovstcru

COVID-19 fake news diffusion across Latin America

Wilson Ceron, Gabriela Gruszynski Sanseverino, Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos, Marcos G. Quiles
2021 Social Network Analysis and Mining  
We rely on the open Twitter application programming interface connection to gather data from public accounts of the six major fact-checking agencies in Latin America, namely Argentina (Chequeado), Brazil  ...  The spread of rumors, hoaxes, and conspiracy theories online is evident in times of crisis, when fake news ramped up across platforms, increasing fear and confusion among the population as seen in the  ...  Acknowledgements This project was partially funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement No 765140.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13278-021-00753-z pmid:34025818 pmcid:PMC8132282 fatcat:4bk7377u3ffd3ncciihqdktl6u

Chapter 16. Intellectual, Argumentative, and Informational Affordances of Public Forums: Potential Contributions to Academic Learning [chapter]

Chris M. Anson
2017 Social Writing/Social Media: Publics, Presentations, and Pedagogies  
Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Walls, Douglas M., 1973-editor. | Vie, Stephanie, editor.  ...  Consistent with the wide ranging approaches characteristic of teaching and scholarship in writing across the curriculum, the series presents works that take divergent perspectives on working as a writer  ...  I often find it difficult to disentangle myself from the larger community of which I'm a part.  ... 
doi:10.37514/per-b.2017.0063.2.16 fatcat:2shjxaektbcxdnwjznivwxb4wq

Detecting Suicide Ideation in the Era of Social Media: The Population Neuroscience Perspective

Rosalba Morese, Oliver Gruebner, Martin Sykora, Suzanne Elayan, Marta Fadda, Emiliano Albanese
The detection of suicidal ideation (SI) can contribute to suicide prevention.  ...  investigate emotions and stress in social media to detect SI in the population.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Kara O'Keefe, University of Zurich, for her thoughtful comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2022.652167 pmid:35492693 pmcid:PMC9046648 fatcat:4frndjy2bneaxnzbajokx2w76u

A Disentangled Adversarial Neural Topic Model for Separating Opinions from Plots in User Reviews

Gabriele Pergola, Lin Gui, Yulan He
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies   unpublished
The flexibility of the inference process in Variational Autoencoders (VAEs) has recently led to revising traditional probabilistic topic models giving rise to Neural Topic Models (NTM).  ...  Although these approaches have achieved significant results, surprisingly very little work has been done on how to disentangle the latent topics.  ...  Acknowledgements Our gratitude goes to all the annotators and to Fabio Miceli and Gianluca Pergola for their relentless effort. This work is funded by the EPSRC (grant no.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2021.naacl-main.228 fatcat:jnk4w76uobfmbgufsaqcuk5v7y

A Systematic Review on Affective Computing: Emotion Models, Databases, and Recent Advances [article]

Yan Wang, Wei Song, Wei Tao, Antonio Liotta, Dawei Yang, Xinlei Li, Shuyong Gao, Yixuan Sun, Weifeng Ge, Wei Zhang, Wenqiang Zhang
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Major breakthroughs have been made recently in the areas of affective computing (i.e., emotion recognition and sentiment analysis).  ...  Next, we survey and taxonomize state-of-the-art unimodal affect recognition and multimodal affective analysis in terms of their detailed architectures and performances.  ...  [120] took into account the specifics of the Twitter platform in their multi-lingual knowledge-based approach of sentiment analysis.  ... 
arXiv:2203.06935v3 fatcat:h4t3omkzjvcejn2kpvxns7n2qe

Decentring Devices : Developing Quali-Quantitative Techniques for Studying Controversies with Online Platforms

David Moats
This thesis considers the role of online platforms (Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in digital social research from a Science and Technology Studies (STS) perspective and proposes new conceptual, methodological  ...  Over three case studies, I will develop a series of mapping techniques for analysing controversies which qualify the quantitative and make the less calculable more calculable, revealing imbalances in the  ...  Distrust of the official account was also fuelled by discrepancies between domestic and international reporting of the disaster. 18 In response to this growing uncertainty, a lone Twitter user (@MFkurochan  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00017041 fatcat:nccabyrpqvemdhprlaggaknsy4

European handbook of crowdsourced geographic information

This book focuses on the study of the remarkable new source of geographic information that has become available in the form of user-generated content accessible over the Internet through mobile and Web  ...  The collection opens questions and points to new research directions in addition to the findings that each of the authors demonstrates.  ...  We would also like to thank Dr Wei Liu to share Twitter data with the research team, The views expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the policies of any organisation  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-127272 fatcat:lhb66eztvzfunjfszgwhrr6bda

Wikipedia Research and Tools: Review and Comments

Finn Årup Nielsen
2012 Social Science Research Network  
I here give an overview of Wikipedia and wiki research and tools. Well over 1,000 reports have been published in the field and there exist dedicated scientific meetings for Wikipedia research.  ...  It is not possible to give a complete review of all material published. This overview serves to describe some key areas of research. i  ...  ., the 2013 Russian meteor event. 328 Steiner has presented a related web service, the Wikipedia Natural Disaster Monitor, focusing on the natural disaster articles on Wikipedia for crisis response.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2129874 fatcat:h4znerp2efhn5j5bdi5rl7addi
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