• Computer Science
  • Published in SoGood@ECML-PKDD 2016

Automated Construction and Analysis of Political Networks via Open Government and Media Sources

@inproceedings{GarcaOlano2016AutomatedCA,
  title={Automated Construction and Analysis of Political Networks via Open Government and Media Sources},
  author={Diego Garc{\'i}a-Olano and Marta Arias and Josep-Llu{\'i}s Larriba-Pey},
  booktitle={SoGood@ECML-PKDD},
  year={2016}
}
We present a tool to generate real world political networks from user provided lists of politicians and news sites. Additional output includes visualizations, interactive tools and maps that allow a user to better understand the politicians and their surrounding environments as portrayed by the media. As a case study, we construct a comprehensive list of current Texas politicians, select news sites that convey a spectrum of political viewpoints covering Texas politics, and examine the results… CONTINUE READING

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