Event detection using Twitter and structured semantic query expansion

@inproceedings{Packer2012EventDU,
  title={Event detection using Twitter and structured semantic query expansion},
  author={Heather S. Packer and Sina Samangooei and Jonathon S. Hare and Nicholas Gibbins and Paul H. Lewis},
  booktitle={CrowdSens '12},
  year={2012}
}
Twitter is a popular tool for publishing potentially interesting information about people's opinions, experiences and news. Mobile devices allow people to publish tweets during real-time events. It is often difficult to identify the subject of a tweet because Twitter users often write using highly unstructured language with many typographical errors. Structured data related to entities can provide additional context to tweets. We propose an approach which associates tweets to a given event… CONTINUE READING
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