Empirical analysis of collective human behavior for extraordinary events in blogosphere

Abstract

To uncover an underlying mechanism of collective human dynamics, we survey more than 1.8 billion blog entries and observe the statistical properties of word appearances. We focus on words that show dynamic growth and decay with a tendency to diverge on a certain day. After careful pretreatment and the use of a fitting method, we found power laws generally… (More)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.012805

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@article{Sano2013EmpiricalAO, title={Empirical analysis of collective human behavior for extraordinary events in blogosphere}, author={Yukie Sano and Kenta Yamada and Hayafumi Watanabe and Hideki Takayasu and Misako Takayasu}, journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics}, year={2013}, volume={87 1}, pages={012805} }