January 2014: Analyzing Civil Unrest through Social Media

posted Jan 11, 2014, 7:49 AM by Symeon Papadopoulos

Ting Hua, Chang-Tien Lu, Naren Ramakrishnan, Feng Chen, Jaime Arredondo, David Mares, Kristen Summers, "Analyzing Civil Unrest through Social Media," Computer, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 80-84, Dec. 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.442

Abstract: Mining and analyzing data from social networks such as Twitter can reveal new insights into the causes of civil disturbances, including trigger events and the role of political entrepreneurs and organizations in galvanizing public opinion.