Small-Scale Incident Detection based on Microposts

  title={Small-Scale Incident Detection based on Microposts},
  author={Axel Schulz and Benedikt Schmidt and Thorsten Strufe},
Detecting large-scale incidents based on microposts has successfully been proposed and shown. However, the detection of small-scale incidents was not satisfyingly possible so far, though the information that is shared during such local events could improve the situational awareness of both citizens and decision makers alike. In this paper, we propose an approach for small-scale incident detection based on spatial-temporal-type clustering. In contrast to existing work, (1) we employ three… CONTINUE READING
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