Making Sense of Microposts (#MSM2012)

@inproceedings{Rowe2012MakingSO,
  title={Making Sense of Microposts (#MSM2012)},
  author={Matthew Rowe and Milan Stankovic and Aba-Sah Dadzie},
  year={2012}
}
Information theory provides a powerful set of tools for discovering relationships among variables with minimal assumptions. Social media platforms provide a rich source of information than can include temporal, spatial, textual, and network information. What are the interesting information theoretic measures for social media and how can we estimate these quantities? I will discuss how measures like information transfer can be used to quantify how predictive some variables are, e.g., how well… CONTINUE READING
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