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Using social media to find places of interest

Steven Van Canneyt, Olivier Van Laere, Steven Schockaert, Bart Dhoedt
2012 Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Crowdsourced and Volunteered Geographic Information - GEOCROWD '12  
After explaining our method, we illustrate how this approach can be used to discover new instances of a given semantic type, using London as a case study.  ...  In this paper, we show how the large amount of geographically annotated data in social media can be used to complement existing place databases.  ...  In such cases, social media can be used to improve the performance of existing classification methods.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2442952.2442954 dblp:conf/gis/CanneytLSD12 fatcat:ujk6fjqeo5c4jp6ro3mwgqfhc4

Understanding Risk Communication Effectiveness From Public Interest, Mobility, and COVID-19 Cases: A Case Study of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Olanrewaju Lawal
2022 Frontiers in Communication  
Examination of public interest, risk perception and new cases of COVID-19 is vital to understanding the effectiveness of risk communication strategies implemented.  ...  COVID-19 case statistics were found to be negatively correlated with the public interest.  ...  Other studies showed that news media reporting lacked in-depth coverage.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2022.921648 fatcat:6d3qgpy7hvbazcn6ydsjxavzja

Human Interest Stories in the Coverage of Syrian Refugees: A Case Study from Turkey

Dalia Abdelhady, Fatmanur Delioglu
2022 Mashriq & Mahjar  
The contradictory strategies are understood as a form of inclusive othering that encompass the initial desire to attribute human qualities to the refugees and subsequent attempt to victimize them.  ...  As the newspaper was party to a larger political conflict within Turkey, we understand the contradictory strategies and especially the specific shift in representation as part of the process of politicization  ...  We use the case study of Zaman newspaper, formerly one of Turkey's mainstream newspapers, to highlight the politicization of refugees in relation to the larger context of the political role played by newspaper  ... 
doi:10.24847/v9i12022.310 fatcat:ahokwalqezcspazqlavgambnse

A Case Study to Reveal if an Area of Interest has a Trend in Ongoing Tweets Using Word and Sentence Embeddings [article]

İsmail Aslan, Yücel Topçu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Other than figuring out the sentiment of a tweet, a study can also focus on finding the correlation of the tweets with a certain area of interest, which constitutes the purpose of this study.  ...  respect to a certain area of interest, which proves that an ongoing trend of a specific subject on Twitter can easily be captured in almost real time by using the proposed methodology in this study.  ...  TREND OF AN AREA OF INTEREST IN ONGOING TWEETS  ... 
arXiv:2110.00866v1 fatcat:ul3tvzh5bfd7dpkaq5yg5rxqpy

In Search of a Polish Interest Representation Pattern in the European Union – the Case of Sector Interest Organisations

Urszula Kurczewska
2010 Studies of Transition States and Societies  
It may be expected that along with Poland's accession to the EU, domestic sector interest organisations, to a larger extent than hitherto, will also be lobbying at the EU level, by using various 'channels  ...  The analysis of individual cases reveals the advantage of a non-corporation related model in the representation of Polish interest groups, with the government occupying a dominant role, which may not be  ...  Using a case study analysis, which is very common and useful in social sciences, I would like to make some generalisations on the Polish interest representation in the business sector.  ... 
doaj:75f513a70c1147f8bc8c985deb7eaf1c fatcat:oicvanrx5jaglddp36dtqqykhi

Interests and Strengths in Autism, Useful but Misunderstood: A Pragmatic Case-Study

Valérie Courchesne, Véronique Langlois, Pascale Gregoire, Ariane St-Denis, Lucie Bouvet, Alexia Ostrolenk, Laurent Mottron
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Displacing the focus from academic performance to interests, as well as promoting the use of his strengths to develop new skills independently of their short-term adaptive benefits yielded positive effects  ...  Studies on autistic strengths are often focused on what they reveal about autistic intelligence and, in some cases, exceptional and atypical reasoning abilities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank C.A. and his parents for their commitment throughout this study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.569339 pmid:33123051 pmcid:PMC7573358 fatcat:gr3fp2oiwrcbfoi2gqnv74ojuq

The French Perspective on the Åland Islands: A Cyclic Interest? Between Geopolitics, Historiography, and a Case Study

Matthieu Chillaud
2018 Journal of autonomy and security studies  
This exercise substantiates the hypothesis that whilst this region used to be quite well known in France, nowadays this is no longer the case.  ...  of literature in social sciences and the humanities that examines the Åland Islands.  ...  In order to validate our hypothesis, we shall conduct a geopolitical and historiographical exercise with a case study.  ... 
doaj:c95a115b9c674e70af991ddcc552c496 fatcat:dmvxkw4fozgsldhtwvnszhsfz4

Muslim Women's Politics in Advancing Their Gender Interests: A Case-Study of Nasyiatul Aisyiyah in Indonesia New Order Era

Siti Syamsiyatun
2007 Al-Jami'ah: Journal of Islamic Studies  
In the 1980s when the New Order Regime was predominantly in power, Nasyiatul Aisyiyah held negotiations and adapted to the governmental gender policy to assure the position and the interests of young women  ...  This article analyses a strategy of Nasyiatul Aisyiyah, a youth Muslim women organization, in developing its ideology and the importance of gender in the reign of New Order Indonesia (1966-1998).  ...  The data for this study was collected through a fieldwork undertaken from June to October 2003, and will be analysed by using a qualitative approach.  ... 
doi:10.14421/ajis.2007.451.57-89 fatcat:oz4c3ecfyvdvncjm7sjpydb4hi

Integrating Facebook in Upper Secondary Biology Instruction: A Case Study of Students' Situational Interest and Participation in Learning Communication

Niels Bonderup Dohn, Nina Bonderup Dohn
2017 Research in Science Education  
The present study was conducted as a case study to provide an inductive, explorative investigation of whether and how the integration of Facebook into upper secondary biology can affect interest in biology  ...  These barriers are due to distractions, ethical issues and a certain depreciation of the activities ensuing from the everydayness of Facebook as a communication platform.  ...  The informal interviews indicate that this was indeed the case in our study: The reason most students gave for finding the three debates on Facebook interesting was the relevance of the content to their  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11165-016-9549-3 fatcat:whx64574c5e57o4bimr2z25q74

Social services of general interest: coordinating european, national and local actions for social inclusion. The EKKA network as a case-study

Petros Tsantilas
2016 Social Cohesion and Development  
<p>This paper contributes to the development of a broader framework for the identification of the key features of a functional system of social services and benefits.  ...  After introducing the framework of analysis used to interpret the experiences of social services providers across the European Union, we present the EKKA (National Centre for Social Solidarity) Network  ...  It may be possible to find a quick understanding as to structural quality trails. How many beds/places must be available to have a full coverage?  ... 
doi:10.12681/scad.9047 fatcat:bqipwpessbc6nezpxnpmi36jdy

Conflicts of Interest and Change in Original Intent: A Case Study of Vacant and Abandoned Homes Repurposed as Community Gardens in a Shrinking City, Daegu, South Korea

Jin-Wook Lee, Jong-Sang Sung
2017 Sustainability  
Using this approach, the study aimed to identify the sources of conflict between stakeholders intervening in the city's revitalization.  ...  Therefore, interest surrounding public goods has become even more pronounced. Conflicts in a region increase social costs by disrupting local communities and causing policy delays [21, 22] .  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9112140 fatcat:7ez35go3qbdnzd2hrhghonwoaq

A case study for Beijing point of interest data using group linked Cox process

Yu Chen, Rui Pan, Rong Guan, Hansheng Wang
2019 Statistics and its Interface  
We develop in this article a group linked Cox process model for analyzing point of interest (POI) data.  ...  To estimate the model, a minimum contrast type method is developed, and an automatically grouping method is provided. Simulation studies are conducted to validate the proposed methodology.  ...  THE POI DATASET Data description All data used in this study are obtained from Sina Weibo. Sina Weibo is a Twitter type social media website in Chinese. It maintains a huge POI database.  ... 
doi:10.4310/sii.2019.v12.n2.a13 fatcat:4pjbccn6azeezfdij7qpjosfdm

Predictors of medical student interest in Indigenous health learning and clinical practice: a Canadian case study

Sharon Yeung, Amy Bombay, Chad Walker, Jeff Denis, Debbie Martin, Paul Sylvestre, Heather Castleden
2018 BMC Medical Education  
Methods: A total of 129 students completed a 43-item questionnaire that was sent to three cohorts of first-year medical students (in 2013, 2014, 2015) at one undergraduate medical school in Canada.  ...  This survey included items to evaluate students' sociopolitical attitudes towards Indigenous people, knowledge of colonization and its links to Indigenous health inequities, knowledge of Indigenous health  ...  Acknowledgements Thank you to the participants of the study, who volunteered their time and energy to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1401-1 fatcat:j6fjrowyc5ex5pkofiruj3cen4

The Development of Pensioners' Interest Organisations in Central and Eastern Europe: A Comparison of the Czech and Slovene Cases

Seán Hanley
2013 Europe-Asia Studies  
Studies of organised interests in Central and Eastern Europe have overlooked constituencies shaped by the welfare state such as retired people.  ...  It finds that sizeable, if poorly resourced, membership-based pensioners' interest organisations have emerged, largely independently of trade unions, and integrated into interest representation systems  ...  In this article I seek to address this gap through comparative case studies of the development of older and retired people's interest organisations in two Central and Eastern European democracies: the  ... 
doi:10.1080/09668136.2012.734555 fatcat:7a3swvk6ejetdbx3sisxz5zkli

The Effect of Decreasing the Idr Exchange Rate, Interest in Transactions, and Interest in Borrowing Capital on Msms Profitability with Inflation as Moderation Variable: A Case Study on MSMEs in Serang Banten in 2016 – 2020

Angga Priyana, Dwi Asih Surjandari
2022 Journal of Economics, Finance and Accounting Studies  
This study aims to analyze the effect of Rupiah (IDR) Exchange Rate, Interest in Transaction, and Interest in Borrowing Capital on MSME Profitability with Inflation as Moderating variable (Case Study on  ...  The analyses used in this study are.  ...  Acknowledgements: Thanks to My God, My Family, my Lecturer, and my Friends for the support while writing this article. Conflicts of interest: The author declares no conflict of interest  ... 
doi:10.32996/jefas.2022.4.2.19 fatcat:cuhjyegutrhhpandgh5farkkvi
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