Topic Detection and Tracking Techniques on Twitter: A Systematic Review

Meysam Asgari-Chenaghlu, Mohammad-Reza Feizi-Derakhshi, Leili Farzinvash, Mohammad-Ali Balafar, Cina Motamed, Fei Xiong
<span title="2021-06-17">2021</span> <i title="Hindawi Limited"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">Complexity</a> </i> &nbsp;
Social networks are real-time platforms formed by users involving conversations and interactions. This phenomenon of the new information era results in a very huge amount of data in different forms and modalities such as text, images, videos, and voice. The data with such characteristics are also known as big data with 5-V properties and in some cases are also referred to as social big data. To find useful information from such valuable data, many researchers tried to address different aspects
more &raquo; ... f it for different modalities. In the case of text, NLP researchers conducted many research studies and scientific works to extract valuable information such as topics. Many enlightening works on different platforms of social media, like Twitter, tried to address the problem of finding important topics from different aspects and utilized it to propose solutions for diverse use cases. The importance of Twitter in this scope lies in its content and the behavior of its users. For example, it is also known as first-hand news reporting social media which has been a news reporting and informing platform even for political influencers or catastrophic news reporting. In this review article, we cover more than 50 research articles in the scope of topic detection from Twitter. We also address deep learning-based methods.
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