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Transient crowd discovery on the real-time social web

Krishna Yeshwanth Kamath, James Caverlee
2011 Proceedings of the fourth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM '11  
"hotspot" on the real-time web.  ...  Unlike the more static and long-lived group-based membership offered on many social networks (e.g., fan of the LA Lakers), a transient crowd is a short-lived ad-hoc collection of users, representing a  ...  As a step towards this vision of a prospective web information platform, this paper focuses on identifying emerging "hotspots" on the real-time social web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1935826.1935909 dblp:conf/wsdm/KamathC11 fatcat:hezve4yjsbbnjnufg7sxdhfg5m

Identifying hotspots on the real-time web

Krishna Yeswanth Kamath, James Caverlee
2010 Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '10  
We study the problem of automatically identifying "hotspots" on the real-time web.  ...  One of the salient features of the proposed approach is an efficient localitybased clustering approach for identifying crowds of users in near real-time compared to more heavyweight static clustering algorithms  ...  INTRODUCTION This paper focuses on identifying emerging "hotspots" on the real-time social web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1871437.1871742 dblp:conf/cikm/KamathC10 fatcat:75zout4ntjewlegl7oiz5upp6y

CrowdTracker

James Caverlee, Zhiyuan Cheng, Brian Eoff, Chiao-Fang Hsu, Krishna Kamath, Jeffrey McGee
2011 Proceedings of the 34th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information - SIGIR '11  
CrowdTracker is a community-based web monitoring system optimized for real-time web streams like Twitter, Facebook, and Google Buzz.  ...  In this demo summary, we provide an overview of the system and architecture, and outline the demonstration plan.  ...  of the real-time web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2009916.2010161 dblp:conf/sigir/CaverleeCEHKM11 fatcat:iemh7t67rvampgmmo6dj2lj57a

Crowd Sensing-Enabling Security Service Recommendation for Social Fog Computing Systems

Jun Wu, Zhou Su, Shen Wang, Jianhua Li
2017 Sensors  
In the work of [11], a social virtual object architecture was proposed for the edge cloud. However, this work focused on the social edge cloud but not real social fog.  ...  In addition, University of Glasgow, UK, proposed a real application system of the social IoT in the smart city, in which the sensors can be integrated with the social network system (e.g., Twitter), thus  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17081744 pmid:28758943 pmcid:PMC5579516 fatcat:63hl45jmmzc65kbwxilxfg765y

Towards an ecosystem of structured data on the web

Alon Y. Halevy
2012 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology - EDBT '12  
Hence, in addition to the vast collection of structured data on any topic of interest to mankind that already exists on the Web, we can expect an influx of relevant and timely data in the years to come  ...  DATA DISCOVERY One of the main incentives for data owners to make data available is that it be easily discoverable through search engines.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2247596.2247597 dblp:conf/edbt/Halevy12 fatcat:hnlu23oij5boljqxjgxx2bcmpa

CovidSens: A Vision on Reliable Social Sensing for COVID-19 [article]

Md Tahmid Rashid, Dong Wang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Due to the ubiquity of Internet connectivity and smart devices, social sensing is emerging as a dynamic AI-driven sensing paradigm to extract real-time observations from online users.  ...  How to leverage the computational power on edge devices to construct fully integrated edge-based social sensing platforms?  ...  The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation here on.  ... 
arXiv:2004.04565v3 fatcat:wo7mgcydzjbnvif7mdehqmhspm

The Distant Crowd: Transactional Distance and New Social Media Literacies

Jon Dron, Terry Anderson
2012 International Journal of Learning and Media  
Knight and Schiff analyze the real-world effect of prior votes on presidential primaries in the United States, showing that early voters have around 20 times the influence of later voters on the results  ...  In real life, people present different facades in different social contexts, but the majority of current profiles in social systems fail to give much control over this.  ... 
doi:10.1162/ijlm_a_00104 fatcat:q7yrg6wjirc77ivip6q7w5nadu

Mobile Crowd Sensing and Computing

Bin Guo, Zhu Wang, Zhiwen Yu, Yu Wang, Neil Y. Yen, Runhe Huang, Xingshe Zhou
2015 ACM Computing Surveys  
With the surging of smartphone sensing, wireless networking, and mobile social networking techniques, Mobile Crowd Sensing and Computing (MCSC) has become a promising paradigm for cross-space and largescale  ...  Further, it explores the complementary roles and presents the fusion/collaboration of machine and human intelligence in the crowd sensing and computing processes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank all the colleagues for their discussion and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2794400 fatcat:lol35ouj75eplapvdod5kyy2me

CLODA: A Crowdsourced Linked Open Data Architecture

Georgios Larkou, Julia Metochi, Georgios Chatzimilioudis, Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti
2013 2013 IEEE 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management  
The validity of the constructed data is then contributed by a participating crowd.  ...  CLODA focuses on the construction of URI addressable, interlinked and semi-structured data following the Linked-Open Data (LOD) paradigm.  ...  and the COST Action IC903 (MOVE) "Knowledge Discovery for Moving Objects".  ... 
doi:10.1109/mdm.2013.76 dblp:conf/mdm/LarkouMCZ13 fatcat:lu5l2iitdjadpo5wxcckrh73dm

CovidSens: a vision on reliable social sensing for COVID-19

Md Tahmid Rashid, Dong Wang
2020 Artificial Intelligence Review  
Due to the ubiquity of Internet connectivity and smart devices, social sensing is emerging as a dynamic AI-driven sensing paradigm to extract real-time observations from online users.  ...  We envision an unprecedented opportunity to leverage the posts generated by the ordinary people to build a real-time sensing and analytic system for gathering and circulating vital information of the COVID  ...  The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation here on.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10462-020-09852-3 pmid:32836651 pmcid:PMC7291936 fatcat:b4fycdhby5gw5honu7li6w4dcy

A Survey Paper on Fake News Detection Techniques

Vanita Babanne, Ashokkumar Thakur, Sujit Shinde
2018 IJARCCE  
It has been around for a long time and with the coming of online life and cutting edge reporting at its pinnacle, the discovery of fake news has been a well-known point in the exploration network.  ...  This paper describes and compares various fake news detection systems, techniques and approaches and gives comparative analysis on them.  ...  anyone at any time.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijarcce.2018.71219 fatcat:sdw3hap725bmra4zkbvilekhui

From Participatory Sensing to Mobile Crowd Sensing [article]

Bin Guo, Zhiwen Yu, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The research on the efforts of combining human and machine intelligence has a long history.  ...  With the development of mobile sensing and mobile Internet techniques, a new sensing paradigm called Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS), which leverages the power of citizens for large-scale sensing has become  ...  For example, by integrating the mined theme from user posts and the revealed location information from GPS-equipped mobile phones, Twitter has been exploited to support near real-time report of earthquakes  ... 
arXiv:1401.3090v1 fatcat:zrvj4jouhbhpbcsgywzx7nokoa

The science of contemporary street protest: New efforts in the United States

Dana R. Fisher, Kenneth T. Andrews, Neal Caren, Erica Chenoweth, Michael T. Heaney, Tommy Leung, L. Nathan Perkins, Jeremy Pressman
2019 Science Advances  
Recommendations are offered to meet major challenges, including making data publicly available in near real time, increasing the validity and reliability of event data, expanding the scope of crowd surveys  ...  This article reviews the two most central methods for studying street protest on a large scale: building comprehensive event databases and conducting field surveys of participants at demonstrations.  ...  Data and materials availability: All data needed to evaluate the conclusions in the paper are present in the paper and/or the materials cited here.  ... 
doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaw5461 pmid:31681837 pmcid:PMC6810161 fatcat:2m3dduohfjcbpgvuuuho2tvbye

Ideas for Citizen Science in Astronomy

Philip J. Marshall, Chris J. Lintott, Leigh N. Fletcher
2015 Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics  
We review the relatively new, internet-enabled, and rapidly-evolving field of citizen science, focusing on research projects in stellar, extragalactic and solar system astronomy that have benefited from  ...  the participation of members of the public, often in large numbers.  ...  Acknowledgments We are most grateful to the following people for their suggestions, comments,  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-astro-081913-035959 fatcat:4vqilnbdxbbotcsabxhzpsd724

A Review of Mobile Crowdsourcing Architectures and Challenges: Toward Crowd-Empowered Internet-of-Things

Jurairat Phuttharak, Seng W. Loke
2019 IEEE Access  
The problems that can be tackled include the use of geographically distributed tasks, and mobile sensing using the collective wisdom of the crowd.  ...  We present a taxonomy based on the key issues in mobile crowdsourcing and discuss the different approaches applied to these issues.  ...  [45] discussed crowdsourcing systems on the Web from a variety of perspectives.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2885353 fatcat:vtfbb7ydjre2rfkulrjm6ypyma
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