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Big Crisis Data: Social Media in Disasters and Time-Critical Situations
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Has abstract Social media is an invaluable source of tiSocial media is an invaluable source of time-critical information during a crisis. However, emergency response and humanitarian relief organizations that would like to use this information struggle with an avalanche of social media messages that exceeds human capacity to process. Emergency managers, decision makers, and affected communities can make sense of social media through a combination of machine computation and human compassion - expressed by thousands of digital volunteers who publish, process, and summarize potentially life-saving information. This book brings together computational methods from many disciplines: natural language processing, semantic technologies, data mining, machine learning, network analysis, human-computer interaction, and information visualization, focusing on methods that are commonly used for processing social media messages under time-critical constraints, and offering more than 500 references to in-depth 500 references to in-depth information.
Has keywords Social Media + , Crowdsourcing +
Is of type book  +
Organization Cambridge University Press +
Was on 14 July 2016  +
Was written by Carlos Castillo +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 July 2016 09:08:49  +
Categories Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 May 2017 14:35:49  +
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