Happiness and the Patterns of Life: A Study of Geolocated Tweets

@article{Frank2013HappinessAT,
  title={Happiness and the Patterns of Life: A Study of Geolocated Tweets},
  author={Morgan R. Frank and Lewis Mitchell and Peter Sheridan Dodds and Christopher M. Danforth},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={3}
}
The patterns of life exhibited by large populations have been described and modeled both as a basic science exercise and for a range of applied goals such as reducing automotive congestion, improving disaster response, and even predicting the location of individuals. However, these studies have had limited access to conversation content, rendering changes in expression as a function of movement invisible. In addition, they typically use the communication between a mobile phone and its nearest… 

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