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Processing Social Media Messages in Mass Emergency: A Survey [article]

Muhammad Imran, Carlos Castillo, Fernando Diaz, Sarah Vieweg
2015 arXiv   pre-print
We survey the state of the art regarding computational methods to process social media messages, focusing on their application in emergency response scenarios.  ...  In particular, many social media messages communicated during emergencies convey timely, actionable information.  ...  Social Media Messages in Mass Emergency: A Survey Muhammad Imran, Qatar Computing Research Institute Carlos Castillo, Qatar  ... 
arXiv:1407.7071v3 fatcat:e7mcvae5freddaus7ndolygeti

Processing Social Media Messages in Mass Emergency

Muhammad Imran, Carlos Castillo, Fernando Diaz, Sarah Vieweg
2015 ACM Computing Surveys  
In particular, many social media messages communicated during emergencies convey timely, actionable information.  ...  We survey the state of the art regarding computational methods to process social media messages and highlight both their contributions and shortcomings.  ...  With a stronger focus on social media, a recent survey by Hughes et al. [2014a] considers the motivating factors of emergency responders regarding their use of social media data.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2771588 fatcat:fb6bypzs6zdqznxv4maltpxvqq

A Survey of Emergency Preparedness

Aaron Malveaux, A. Nicki
2015 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
In this paper, a survey of the use of information technology, including social media, in emergency preparedness is presented.  ...  Emergency preparedness is a discipline that harnesses technology, citizens, and government agencies to handle and potentially avoid natural disasters and emergencies.  ...  Many of the studies examined in the survey show that there are users of social media who want to aid in the emergency management process.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2015.060721 fatcat:ok7ezpawnregjhy3etasgghmfa

Processing Social Media Messages in Mass Emergency

Muhammad Imran, Carlos Castillo, Fernando Diaz, Sarah Vieweg
2015 ACM Computing Surveys   unpublished
In particular, many social media messages communicated during emergencies convey timely, actionable information.  ...  We survey the state of the art regarding computational methods to process social media messages and highlight both their contributions and shortcomings.  ...  The term mass of media in the title of this paper refers to the increasing importance of the nodes of the network which act as numerous media, while the relative importance of mass media in the network  ... 
fatcat:at7n7rbc6be4fesxjrbh23q34u

Public councils in Kazakhstan: a case of emergent participative democracy?

Colin Knox, Saltanat Janenova
2017 Central Asian Survey  
A new initiative aimed at doing just that, the establishment of public councils, received legal backing in January 2016.  ...  the decision-making processes of state agencies.  ...  That said, recent research on blogging in the aftermath of a violent conflict in Zhanaozen in Kazakhstan in 2011 found that the State was able to reinforce its official version of events using social media  ... 
doi:10.1080/02634937.2017.1410467 fatcat:zc6ky62n7ncndauzlpepppsjei

Enabling and Emerging Technologies for Social Distancing: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Cong T. Nguyen, Yuris Mulya Saputra, Nguyen Van Huynh, Ngoc-Tan Nguyen, Tran Viet Khoa, Bui Minh Tuan, Diep N. Nguyen, Dinh Thai Hoang, Thang X. Vu, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Symeon Chatzinotas, Bjorn Ottersten
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper aims to provide a comprehensive survey on how emerging technologies, e.g., wireless and networking, AI can enable, encourage, and even enforce social distancing.  ...  ., privacy-preserving, cybersecurity) in implementing social distancing in practice.  ...  In this article, we present a comprehensive survey on enabling and emerging technologies for social distancing.  ... 
arXiv:2005.02816v1 fatcat:3gk7vy5k5ravzceb3c2t23e74e

Giving Up Privacy For Security: A Survey On Privacy Trade-off During Pandemic Emergency [article]

Sajedul Talukder and Md. Iftekharul Islam Sakib and Zahidur Talukder
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This may well be in the interest of saving the world from a deadly disease, but is it really appropriate and right?  ...  Consequently, in a very short time, extreme measures for dealing with the situation appear to have become the norm. Any such actions affect the privacy of individuals in particular.  ...  The firm also illegally collected social media data, as Facebook alleged in a recent complaint, but the firm admitted this compilation was accidental, and that it changed its SDK Recommended Privacy  ... 
arXiv:2007.04109v1 fatcat:cezkl5odmzap7jhjp34n7uufi4

A survey of researching on micro-blogging [chapter]

Lei-Na Ji, Wei-Jiang Li, Hui Deng, Feng Wang
2013 Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development  
Thus we survey the considerable literature on Twitter and show masses of research theoretical results in the area obtained over the past few years.  ...  Micro-blogging is an emerging internet communication platform based on the social relationships.  ...  Mid-century researchers [12] [13] [14] [15] argued that the mass media influenced the public only indirectly, via what they called a twostep flow of communications, where the critical intermediate layer  ... 
doi:10.1201/b16320-214 fatcat:lmfpmdwoabdfnoqqxb45qw3bqq

Complex Systems, Emergence, and Multiscale Analysis: A Tutorial and Brief Survey

Jianbo Gao, Bo Xu
2021 Applied Sciences  
Mankind has long been fascinated by emergence in complex systems.  ...  With the rapidly accumulating big data in almost every branch of science, engineering, and society, a golden age for the study of complex systems and emergence has arisen.  ...  • Will chaos theory in the strict mathematical sense be relevant to social emergent behaviors such as popular uprising?  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11125736 fatcat:eq2wc3bevrgtpgei5fdt655gea

Patient behaviour at the time of stroke onset: a cross-sectional survey of patient response to stroke symptoms

L Mellon, F Doyle, D Williams, L Brewer, P Hall, A Hickey
2016 Emergency Medicine Journal  
Conclusions This study provides insights into patient response when a stroke occurs, with the presence and action of others highlighted as critical in fast response to stroke symptoms.  ...  Knowledge of stroke symptoms and risk factors was poor, with 40% unable to correctly define a stroke.  ...  DW designed the study and data collection tools, implemented the ASPIRE-S study in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Ireland, monitored data collection and revised the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-204806 pmid:26781460 fatcat:b3ezd5odu5cilfauwz2b7spcim

A Survey on Computational Politics

Ehsan ul Haq, Tristan Braud, Young D. Kwon, Pan Hui
2020 IEEE Access  
In this survey, we attempt to categorize main areas in computational politics and summarize the prominent studies in one place to better understand computational politics across different and multidimensional  ...  INDEX TERMS Computational politics, computers and information processing, social computing, social network analysis, user modelling, discourse analysis, digital humanities.  ...  For instance, [9] is a survey on the techniques that are particularly used in the detection of fake news, whereas [10] reports the work on communication of the messages during mass emergencies.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3034983 fatcat:2bmalhdbwnfblbawqs2vylyeqm

Online Social Networks Event Detection: A Survey [chapter]

Mário Cordeiro, João Gama
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Today online social network services are challenging stateof-the-art social media mining algorithms and techniques due to its realtime nature, scale and amount of unstructured data generated.  ...  Performing event detection on online social networks is no exception, state-of-the-art algorithms rely on text mining techniques applied to pre-known datasets that are being processed with no restrictions  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by national funds, through the Portuguese funding agency, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), and by European Commission through the project MAESTRA (  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41706-6_1 fatcat:zdoso55jzjbypkye7w3uozcjce

Credibility in Online Social Networks: A Survey

Majed Alrubaian, Muhammad Al-Qurishi, Atif Alamri, Mabrook Al-Rakhami, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Giancarlo Fortino
2019 IEEE Access  
At last, a cross-referencing of literature is performed while suggesting new topics for future studies of credibility assessment in a social media context.  ...  In addition, information science dealing with online social networks has grown in complexity, attracting interest from researchers in information science, psychology, human-computer interaction, communication  ...  They highlight key techniques used to collect, represent, and process social media data, first by showing the characteristics of social media messages posted during a crisis (Twitter is used in this scenario  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2886314 fatcat:7oeqakb26jfbtijvzirxr6qlva

A Survey on Computational Politics [article]

Ehsan ul Haq, Tristan Braud, Young D. Kwon, Pan Hui
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this survey, we attempt to categorize main areas in computational politics and summarize the prominent studies in one place to better understand computational politics across different and multidimensional  ...  platforms. e.g., online social networks, online forums, and political debates.  ...  Governance and Social Media Internet is a medium with the ability to deliver messages virtually everywhere in the world.  ... 
arXiv:1908.06069v2 fatcat:pddftf5k25errpzrpgavkbs32m

Social Media Use During Emergency Response – Insights from Emergency Professionals [chapter]

Mahshid Marbouti, Frank Maurer
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper analyzes issues in organizational needs for extracting information from social media during emergency response.  ...  By interviewing 16 Canadian emergency professionals, we gained insight into such things as: how they currently monitor social media; what types of information they are interested in, what challenges they  ...  [12] surveys different studies for processing social media in mass emergencies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45234-0_49 fatcat:axqncnd6ancrtjmyf52ftj3l4q
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