Themecrowds : multiresolution summaries of Twitter usage

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dc.contributor.author Archambault, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Greene, Derek
dc.contributor.author Cunningham, Pádraig
dc.contributor.author Hurley, Neil J.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-22T14:48:51Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-22T14:48:51Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 ACM en
dc.date.issued 2011-10-28
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4503-0949-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3320
dc.description Paper presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2011), 24th - 28th October 2011, Glasgow en
dc.description.abstract Users of social media sites, such as Twitter, rapidly generate large volumes of text content on a daily basis. Visual summaries are needed to understand what groups of people are saying collectively in this unstructured text data. Users will typically discuss a wide variety of topics, where the number of authors talking about a specific topic can quickly grow or diminish over time, and what the collective is saying about the subject can shift as a situation develops. In this paper, we present a technique that summarises what collections of Twitter users are saying about certain topics over time. As the correct resolution for inspecting the data is unknown in advance, the users are clustered hierarchically over a fixed time interval based on the similarity of their posts. The visualisation technique takes this data structure as its input. Given a topic, it finds the correct resolution of users at each time interval and provides tags to summarise what the collective is discussing. The technique is tested on a large microblogging corpus, consisting of millions of tweets and over a million users. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ACM en
dc.relation.ispartof Cantador, I. et al. (eds.). SMUC '11 Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Search and mining user-generated contents en
dc.rights This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version will published in ACM Digital. en
dc.subject Twitter en
dc.subject Multiresolution en
dc.subject Dynamic en
dc.subject.lcsh User-generated content en
dc.subject.lcsh Twitter en
dc.subject.lcsh Visualization en
dc.subject.lcsh Content analysis (Communication) en
dc.title Themecrowds : multiresolution summaries of Twitter usage en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2065023.2065041 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1145/2065023.2065041
dc.neeo.contributor Archambault|Daniel|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Greene|Derek|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Cunningham|Pádraig|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Hurley|Neil J.|aut| en
dc.description.admin NYP. Conference website: http://ir.ii.uam.es/smuc2011/submissions.html - AV 4/10/2011 au, ti, ab - kpw8/11/11 en


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