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An Interaction-driven Approach for Inferring the Polarity of Collaborations in Wikipedia and Political Preferences on TwitterDownload
In this thesis we explore interactions of users of two major information sources, namely Wikipedia and Twitter. In particular, we show that revision histories of Wikipedia articles contain interaction patterns which can be used to build collaboration profiles of editors. Such profiles can be...
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine how Canadian female politicians experience harassment on Twitter, and the management strategies they have developed to deal with harassment. Design - Applying a feminist lens, I used a qualitative/quantitative online survey to ask Canadian female...
Twitter is one of the most popular social media applications and is used for a number of reasons. Every day, users share a vast amount of information through tweets that provide location-relevant updates, of events happening in real-time, and to inform other users of upcoming events in a given...
Public Health Applications Using Big Data and Machine Learning Methods: Name- and Location-based Aboriginal Ethnicity Classification and Sentiment Analysis of Breast Cancer Screening in the United States Using TwitterDownload
Applications using big data and machine learning techniques are transforming how people live in the 21st century, however they are generally underutilized in public health compared to other domains. We proposed and conducted two independent studies to investigate how big data and machine learning...
Standing In a Crowded Room Shouting At No One: How The Government of Alberta Uses Twitter to Engage AlbertansDownload
Purpose – This paper explores Government of Alberta attempts to engage citizens using Twitter in 2018, and how successful any attempts at engagement were. Design/methodology/approach – Mixed-methods content analysis using @YourAlberta as a case study; quantitative analysis of 1,339 tweets guided...