Survey of Generative Methods for Social Media Analysis [article]

Stan Matwin, Aristides Milios, Paweł Prałat, Amilcar Soares, François Théberge
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This survey draws a broad-stroke, panoramic picture of the State of the Art (SoTA) of the research in generative methods for the analysis of social media data. It fills a void, as the existing survey articles are either much narrower in their scope or are dated. We included two important aspects that currently gain importance in mining and modeling social media: dynamics and networks. Social dynamics are important for understanding the spreading of influence or diseases, formation of
more » ... , the productivity of teams, etc. Networks, on the other hand, may capture various complex relationships providing additional insight and identifying important patterns that would otherwise go unnoticed.
arXiv:2112.07041v1 fatcat:xgmduwctpbddfo67y6ack5s2um