Monitoring Collective Attention During Disasters

  title={Monitoring Collective Attention During Disasters},
  author={Xingsheng He and Yu-Ru Lin},
  journal={2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC)},
The proliferation of vast information shared through social media and other communication technologies has led us to an era of attention scarcity. Effective crisis response requires both a systematic understanding of how collective attention emerges during disaster events and robust techniques for monitoring the public's attention shift due to the events.However, "attention" is an abstract concept that is very challenging to characterize. In this work, we propose an attention shift network to… CONTINUE READING