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Emoticons are a key aspect of text-based communication , and are the equivalent of nonverbal cues to the medium of online chat, forums, and social media like Twitter. As emoticons become more widespread in computer mediated communication, a vocabulary of different symbols with subtle emotional distinctions emerges especially across different cultures. In(More)
We present NodeXL, an extendible toolkit for network overview, discovery and exploration implemented as an add-in to the Microsoft Excel 2007 spreadsheet software. We demonstrate NodeXL data analysis and visualization features with a social media data sample drawn from an enterprise intranet social network. A sequence of NodeXL operations from data import(More)
The ability to utilize and benefit from today's explosion of social media sites depends on providing tools that allow users to productively participate. In order to participate, users must be able to find resources (both people and information) that they find valuable. Here, we argue that in order to do this effectively, we should make use of a user's(More)
Adult polyglucosan body disease (APBD) is a late-onset, slowly progressive disorder of the nervous system caused by glycogen branching enzyme (GBE) deficiency in a subgroup of patients of Ashkenazi Jewish origin. Similar biochemical finding is shared by glycogen storage disease type IV (GSD IV) that, in contrast to APBD, is an early childhood disorder with(More)
While recent research examined the impressions projected by users of Social Network Sites through their relatively static online profiles, the addition of status updates to Facebook offers the opportunity to study a more fluid type of impression management. In this paper, we take a first look at data collected with a custom application designed to capture(More)
This article describes the neurologic presentations of children with mitochondrial disorders. The charts of 42 children with highly suspect mitochondrial disorders were reviewed. Thirty-seven children were diagnosed as having definite mitochondrial disorders based on a suggestive clinical presentation and at least one accepted criteria, while in five(More)
We describe 2 unrelated patients with adult polyglucosan body disease (APBD) diagnosed by sural nerve biopsy. Both patients were offspring of consanguineous marriages. They presented clinically with late onset pyramidal tetraparesis, micturition difficulties, peripheral neuropathy, and mild cognitive impairment. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain(More)
When users interact with one another on social media sites, the volume and frequency of their communication can shift over time, as their interaction strengthens or weakens. We study the interplay of several competing factors in the main-tainance of such links, developing a methodology that can begin to separate out the effects of several distinct social(More)
Social media communities (e.g. Wikipedia, Flickr, Live Q&A) give rise to distinct types of content, foremost among which are relational content (discussion, chat) and factual content (answering questions, problem-solving). Both users and researchers are increasingly interested in developing strategies that can rapidly distinguish these types of content.(More)