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Online Techniques to find sub-trending phrases in Streaming Documents
Real world events are almost always being discussed and in some cases, documented, on various popular social networks online as hashtags. Hashtags are the Internet's analogues of topics which are popular among users at the ...
Using Social Media to Predict Traffic Flow under Special Event Conditions
Social media is great resource of user-generated contents. Public attention, opinion and hot topics can be captured in the social media, which provides the ability to predict human related events. Since social media can ...
Investigating information technologies in disasters: Three essays on micro-blogging and free and open source software (FOSS) environment
This dissertation aims to investigate how advanced information technologies cope with the various demands of disaster response. It consists of three essays on the exploration of micro-blogging and FOSS environments. The ...