A Participant-based Approach for Event Summarization Using Twitter Streams

@inproceedings{Shen2013APA,
  title={A Participant-based Approach for Event Summarization Using Twitter Streams},
  author={Chao Shen and Fei Liu and Fuliang Weng and Tao Li},
  booktitle={HLT-NAACL},
  year={2013}
}
Twitter offers an unprecedented advantage on live reporting of the events happening around the world. However, summarizing the Twitter event has been a challenging task that was not fully explored in the past. In this paper, we propose a participant-based event summarization approach that “zooms-in” the Twitter event streams to the participant level, detects the important sub-events associated with each participant using a novel mixture model that combines the “burstiness” and “cohesiveness… CONTINUE READING
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