Planned Protest Modeling in News and Social Media

@inproceedings{Muthiah2015PlannedPM,
  title={Planned Protest Modeling in News and Social Media},
  author={Sathappan Muthiah and Bert Huang and Jaime Arredondo and David Mares and Lise Getoor and Graham Katz and Naren Ramakrishnan},
  booktitle={AAAI},
  year={2015}
}
Civil unrest (protests, strikes, and “occupy” events) is a common occurrence in both democracies and authoritarian regimes. The study of civil unrest is a key topic for political scientists as it helps capture an important mechanism by which citizenry express themselves. In countries where civil unrest is lawful, qualitative analysis has revealed that more than 75% of the protests are planned, organized, and/or announced in advance; therefore detecting future time mentions in relevant news and… CONTINUE READING
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