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Can We Predict a Riot? Disruptive Event Detection Using Twitter
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology
In recent years, there has been increased interest in real-world event detection using publicly accessible data made available through Internet technology such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. In these highly interactive systems the general public are able to post real-time reactions to "real world" events -thereby acting as social sensors of terrestrial activity. Automatically detecting and categorizing events, particularly small-scale incidents, using streamed data is a non-trivial task, butdoi:10.1145/2996183 fatcat:3kp7gzu47fcjpmkxb6iz4ton6a