Regional properties of global communication as reflected in aggregated Twitter data

  title={Regional properties of global communication as reflected in aggregated Twitter data},
  author={Zs{\'o}fia Kallus and Norbert Barankai and D{\'a}niel Kondor and Laszlo Dobos and Tam{\'a}s Hanyecz and J{\'a}nos Sz{\"u}le and J{\'o}zsef St{\'e}ger and Tamas Sebok and G{\'a}bor Vattay and Istv{\'a}n Csabai},
  journal={2013 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom)},
  • Zsófia Kallus, N. Barankai, I. Csabai
  • Published 6 November 2013
  • Computer Science
  • 2013 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom)
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