Real-World Behavior Analysis through a Social Media Lens

@inproceedings{Abbasi2012RealWorldBA,
  title={Real-World Behavior Analysis through a Social Media Lens},
  author={Mohammad Ali Abbasi and Sun-Ki Chai and Huan Liu and Kiran Sagoo},
  booktitle={SBP},
  year={2012}
}
The advent of participatory web has enabled information consumers to become information producers via social media. This phenomenon has attracted researchers of different disciplines including social scientists, political parties, and market researchers to study social media as a source of data to explain human behavior in the physical world. Could the traditional approaches of studying social behaviors such as surveys be complemented by computational studies that use massive user-generated… CONTINUE READING
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