From microblogs to social images: event analytics for situation assessment

  title={From microblogs to social images: event analytics for situation assessment},
  author={Vivek K. Singh and Mingyan Gao and Ramesh Jain},
  booktitle={Multimedia Information Retrieval},
With the rising popularity of microblogging sites like Twitter and Jaiku, we are seeing huge volumes of user generated spatio-temporal-thematic data being created in real time. If combined effectively, this multimedia data can be used to detect events, and understand various 'situations' as they are evolving at different spatio-temporal granularity across the world. In this work, we demonstrate the use of a 'social pixel' based approach to situation assessment. Taking inspiration from… CONTINUE READING

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