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Communication dynamics in twitter during political campaigns: The case of the 2011 Spanish national election
The irruption of social media in the political sphere is generating repositories of “Big Data,” which can be mined to gain insights into communication dynamics. The research reported here relies on aExpand
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Interactions of Cultures and Top People of Wikipedia from Ranking of 24 Language Editions
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We perform an analysis of the hyperlink networks of 24 Wikipedia language editions, and rank all their articles by PageRank, 2DRank and CheiRank algorithms. Expand
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To Thread or Not to Thread: The Impact of Conversation Threading on Online Discussion
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We measure how the specific type of conversation view affects reciprocity and how a modeling approach can capture the interplay of reciprocity in online discussion. Expand
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Spanish Indignados and the evolution of the 15M movement on Twitter: towards networked para-institutions
Abstract The Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignados, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the #YoSoy132 movement, the protests in Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park, the Brazilian Spring (#jan25, #arabspring,Expand
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Deliberative Platform Design: The case study of the online discussions in Decidim Barcelona
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An online participatory-democracy platform in which proposals can be discussed with an interface that combines threaded discussions and comment alignment. Expand
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Biographical social networks on Wikipedia: a cross-cultural study of links that made history
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Analysing Wikipedia, a global collective memory place, we focus on the networks of links between these biographical articles on the 15 largest language Wikipedias. Expand
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Generative models of online discussion threads: state of the art and research challenges
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In this paper, we review research on statistical modeling of online discussions, in particular, we describe current generative models of the structure and growth of discussion threads. Expand
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When a Movement Becomes a Party: Computational Assessment of New Forms of Political Organization in Social Media
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Comunicacio presentada a: The Tenth International AAAI Conference on web and social media (ICWSM 2016), celebrat del 18 al 20 de maig de 2016 a Colonia, Alemanya. Expand
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Online Petitioning Through Data Exploration and What We Found There: A Dataset of Petitions from Avaaz.org
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In this work we retrieved more than 350K petitions, standardized their field values, and added new information using language detection and named-entity recognition. Expand
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Not All Paths Lead to Rome: Analysing the Network of Sister Cities
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We identify different country clusters and find that the practice of sister city pairing is not influenced by geographical proximity but results in highly assortative networks. Expand
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