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What do people study when they study Twitter? Classifying Twitter related academic papers

Shirley A. Williams, Melissa M. Terras, Claire Warwick
2013 Journal of Documentation  
The full-text may be used and/or reproduced, and given to third parties in any format or medium, without prior permission or charge, for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-prot purposes  ...  Originality/value To date there has not been an overarching study to look at the methods and purpose of those using Twitter as a research subject.  ...  Use of twitter to encourage interaction in a multi--campus pharmacy management S., Yano H., Fukuda T., Yamana H.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd-03-2012-0027 fatcat:3rfuptki5bgxvfxumtf6ea6vxi

Crowdsourcing geographic information for disaster management and improving urban resilience: an overview of recent developments and lessons learned [chapter]

João Porto de Albuquerque, Melanie Eckle, Benjamin Herfort, Alexander Zipf
2016 European Handbook of Crowdsourced Geographic Information  
This chapter presents a typology of sources and usages of crowdsourced geographic information for disaster management, as well as summarises recent research results and present lessons learned for future  ...  In the past few years, crowdsourced geographic information (also called volunteered geographic information) has emerged as a promising information source for improving urban resilience by managing risks  ...  Due to a lack of official data, information gathered from social media, via SMS and from OpenStreetMap became crucial for disaster response.  ... 
doi:10.5334/bax.w fatcat:b64t3626urhtrklkdyvbg54biq

How Advanced Technological Approaches Are Reshaping Sustainable Social Media Crisis Management and Communication: A Systematic Review

Umar Ali Bukar, Fatimah Sidi, Marzanah A. Jabar, Rozi Nor Haizan Nor, Salfarina Abdullah, Iskandar Ishak, Mustafa Alabadla, Ali Alkhalifah
2022 Sustainability  
The end goal of technological advancement used in crisis response and recovery is to prevent, reduce or mitigate the impact of a crisis, thereby enhancing sustainable recovery.  ...  In addition, the study indicates why big data and language, cross-platform support, and dataset lacking are emerging concerns for sustainable crisis management.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge Universiti Putra Malaysia and the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Malaysia, for all the support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14105854 fatcat:njo6yy6tevebbkzqzwz4vieptm

Human Sensors [chapter]

Vassilis Kostakos, Jakob Rogstadius, Denzil Ferreira, Simo Hosio, Jorge Goncalves
2016 Understanding Complex Systems  
We start by providing a survey of literature, followed by proposed guidelines, and lastly discussing case studies which exemplify using humans for sensing and data collection.  ...  Online social media mining on a large scale, where we exemplify how users' posting of opinions and content in online social media is enabling us to develop platforms that analyse and respond to this data  ...  This new abundance of everyday information about and around us opens up several avenues for new applications and research in general.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25658-0_4 fatcat:56v3mynd4bdiliayauxusiarvy

Democratizing mobile app development for disaster management

Fuming Shih, Oshani Seneviratne, Ilaria Liccardi, Evan Patton, Patrick Meier, Carlos Castillo
2013 Joint Proceedings of the Workshop on AI Problems and Approaches for Intelligent Environments and Workshop on Semantic Cities - AIIP '13  
Smartphones are being used for a wide range of activities including messaging, social networking, calendar and contact management as well as location and context-aware applications.  ...  The ubiquity of handheld computing technology has been found to be especially useful in disaster management and relief operations.  ...  Previous research [Babitski et al., 2011] has demonstrated how the use of ontologies and Semantic technologies can be advantageous in developing applications for disaster management scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2516911.2516915 dblp:conf/ijcai/ShihSLPMC13 fatcat:hedftiokpzczrcuohlbgfns3ji

Crowdsourcing, citizen sensing and sensor web technologies for public and environmental health surveillance and crisis management: trends, OGC standards and application examples

Maged N Kamel Boulos, Bernd Resch, David N Crowley, John G Breslin, Gunho Sohn, Russ Burtner, William A Pike, Eduardo Jezierski, Kuo-Yu Chuang
2011 International Journal of Health Geographics  
From using Twitter in participatory sensing and bicycle-mounted sensors in pervasive environmental sensing, to creating a 100,000-sensor geo-mashup using Semantic Web technology, to the 3-D visualisation  ...  surveillance and crisis/disaster informatics.  ...  DNC and JGB are funded in part by Science Foundation Ireland under grant number SFI/08/CE/I1380 (Lion 2) and by a CoEI, NUI Galway scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1476-072x-10-67 pmid:22188675 pmcid:PMC3271966 fatcat:zje67l7py5d6nejb2yhroxqvb4

A Human-is-the-Loop Approach for Semi-Automated Content Moderation

Daniel Link, Bernd Hellingrath, Jie Ling
2016 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
Online social media has been recognized as a valuable information source for disaster management whose volume, velocity and variety exceed manual processing capacity.  ...  The instantiated workflow has been evaluated using in-depth interviews with practitioners and serious games. which suggest that it offers good compatibility with work practices in humanitarian assessment  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We want to thank the following students at the Research Group on Information Systems and Supply Chain Management for their contribution: Anton Becker, Carsten Bubbich, Friedrich Chasin  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/LinkHL16 fatcat:3x5fuuaqxfeqnfcsk3evwzjcy4

Analytics and Evolving Landscape of Machine Learning for Emergency Response [chapter]

Rajendra Akerkar Minsung Hong
2019 Zenodo  
The purpose of this chapter is to discuss a hybrid crowdsourcing and real-time ma- chine learning approaches to rapidly process large volumes of data for emergency response in a time-sensitive manner.We  ...  In particular, this chapter also focuses on crowdsourcing approaches with machine learning to achieve better understanding and decision support during a disaster, and we discusses the issues on the approaches  ...  Acknowledgements The work is funded from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) and the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SiU) grant through INT-PART programme.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5106014 fatcat:ui7kmryflbaljkim4u2ync2dqi

Designing Multimodal Interactive Dashboard of Disaster Management Systems

Abeer AlAbdulaali, Amna Asif, Shaheen Khatoon, Majed Alshamari
2022 Sensors  
These requirements are then used to develop interactive multimodal dashboards to present complex disaster information in a usable manner.  ...  To validate our multimodal dashboard designs, we have conducted a heuristic evaluation. Experts have evaluated the interactive disaster dashboards using a customized set of heuristics.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors extend their appreciation to the Deputyship for Research and Innovation, Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22114292 pmid:35684913 pmcid:PMC9185355 fatcat:laavygep6jbyhcnobqu3caikqa

Semantic Geotagging: A Location-Based Hypermedia Approach to Creating Situational Awareness [chapter]

Ray Bareiss, Martin Griss, Steven Rosenberg, Yu Zhang
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
As emergency first responders and commanders increasingly use mobile phones, tablets, and social media to communicate, coordinate, and manage information during disasters, we see a need and opportunity  ...  The challenge is to provide a simple, usable structure for a rapidly growing body of information to simplify the development of situational awareness in an unfolding disaster.  ...  The authors would like to thank Jeannie Stamberger, Sean Lanthier, and a number of firefighters for their contributions to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32320-1_7 fatcat:yxqiun7qnfgxhcwx3jrag3q7s4

A Volunteered Geographic Information Framework to Enable Bottom-Up Disaster Management Platforms

Mohammad Poorazizi, Andrew Hunter, Stefan Steiniger
2015 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
To effectively use this information for disaster management, we developed a VGI framework for the discovery of VGI.  ...  We demonstrate that the framework can facilitate data discovery for disaster management.  ...  Acknowledgments Ebrahim Poorazizi is thankful to Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures and Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education for financial support with a graduate student scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi4031389 fatcat:dmrhkqttvfaofevzj4mepf2sm4

SIRENE: A Spatial Data Infrastructure to Enhance Communities' Resilience to Disaster-Related Emergency

Simone Sterlacchini, Gloria Bordogna, Giacomo Cappellini, Debora Voltolina
2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
SIRENE can visualize and cross-validate institutional and research-based data against VGI reports, as well as provide disaster managers with a decision support system able to suggest the mode and timing  ...  Planning in advance to prepare for and respond to a natural hazard-induced disaster-related emergency is a key action that allows decision makers to mitigate unexpected impacts and potential damage.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been carried out within the project: SIMULATOR-Sistema Integrato ModULAre per la gesTione e prevenziOne dei Rischi-Integrated Modular System for Risk Prevention and Management  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-018-0160-2 fatcat:qy4knrevnbc23fu5duywzrmx7a

CommuniSense

Darshan Santani, Jidraph Njuguna, Tierra Bills, Aisha W. Bryant, Reginald Bryant, Jonathan Ledgard, Daniel Gatica-Perez
2015 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '15  
In this paper, we investigate the use of mobile crowdsourcing as means to gather and document Nairobi's road quality information.  ...  The application serves as a tool for users to locate, describe, and photograph road hazards.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was partly done while D. Santani and J. Njuguna interned at IBM Research Africa. D. Santani and D.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2785830.2785837 dblp:conf/mhci/SantaniNBWBLG15 fatcat:qazeagvxzfftpcks4cbayq6y2i

CommuniSense: Crowdsourcing Road Hazards in Nairobi [article]

Darshan Santani, Jidraph Njuguna, Tierra Bills, Aisha W. Bryant, Reginald Bryant, Jonathan Ledgard, Daniel Gatica-Perez
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we investigate the use of mobile crowdsourcing as means to gather and document Nairobi's road quality information.  ...  The application serves as a tool for users to locate, describe, and photograph road hazards.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was partly done while D. Santani and J. Njuguna interned at IBM Research Africa. D. Santani and D.  ... 
arXiv:1506.07327v1 fatcat:u35pgoqfivbwhiwmhdshtif7u4

Crisis analytics: big data-driven crisis response

Junaid Qadir, Anwaar Ali, Raihan ur Rasool, Andrej Zwitter, Arjuna Sathiaseelan, Jon Crowcroft
2016 Journal of International Humanitarian Action  
Disasters have long been a scourge for humanity.  ...  This article introduces the history and the future of big crisis data analytics, along with a discussion on its promise, enabling technologies, challenges, and pitfalls.  ...  Not all online activities are used alike in crises; it has been shown in literature that Twitter and SMS are used differently in crisis situations (e.g., SMS is used mostly on the ground by the affected  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41018-016-0013-9 fatcat:jxt7k5kbwnck7lcmw4nx3w3mju
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