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Carmen: A Twitter Geolocation System with Applications to Public Health

@inproceedings{Dredze2013CarmenAT,
  title={Carmen: A Twitter Geolocation System with Applications to Public Health},
  author={Mark Dredze and Michael J. Paul and S. Bergsma and Hieu Tran},
  year={2013}
}
Public health applications using social media often require accurate, broad-coverage location information. However, the standard information provided by social media APIs, such as Twitter, cover a limited number of messages. This paper presents Carmen, a geolocation system that can determine structured location information for messages provided by the Twitter API. Our system utilizes geocoding tools and a combination of automatic and manual alias resolution methods to infer location structures… Expand
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