Exploiting entities in social media

@inproceedings{Alonso2013ExploitingEI,
  title={Exploiting entities in social media},
  author={Omar Alonso and Qifa Ke and Kartikay Khandelwal and Srinivas Vadrevu},
  booktitle={ESAIR '13},
  year={2013}
}
Over the past couple of years micro blogging platforms, such as Twitter, have become extremely popular for information generation and dissemination. Each day hundreds of millions of tweets are being published, containing fresh and trending information that is highly valuable for online users. However, discovering relevant information from such sources is becoming harder due to their rapid growth and the fact that social fragments are often short and noisy. Aggregation techniques such as… 
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