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[CCICADA-announce] DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series - March 25, 2013

Linda Casals lindac at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Mon Mar 25 08:49:36 EDT 2013


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DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series Presents
               
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Title: Modeling Urgent Information Diffusion via Tweets

Speaker: Jeffrey W. Herrmann and William Rand, University of Maryland

Date: Monday, March 25, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431, Rutgers University                 
             Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

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Abstract: 

Predicting the diffusion of information through a community can yield
insights into how quickly individuals will respond to an emergency or
other events. This talk will discuss our approach for developing
models of information diffusion by analyzing data about tweets sent by
individuals in a social network of approximately 15,000 Twitter
users. The collected data includes tweets about the death of Osama bin
Laden, Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2012 presidential
election.


DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Series Calendar 2013-
See: http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Seminars/interseminars12-13.html
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