Detecting Events in Online Social Networks: Definitions, Trends and Challenges

@inproceedings{Panagiotou2016DetectingEI,
  title={Detecting Events in Online Social Networks: Definitions, Trends and Challenges},
  author={Nikolaos Panagiotou and Ioannis Manousos Katakis and Dimitrios Gunopulos},
  booktitle={Solving Large Scale Learning Tasks},
  year={2016}
}
Event detection is a research area that attracted attention during the last years due to the widespread availability of social media data. The problem of event detection has been examined in multiple social media sources like Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and Facebook. The task comprises many challenges including the processing of large volumes of data and high levels of noise. In this article, we present a wide range of event detection algorithms, architectures and evaluation methodologies. In… 
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