Anticipating Activity in Social Media Spikes

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Higham, Desmond J.; Grindrod, Peter; Mantzaris, Alexander V.; Otley, Amanda; Laflin, Peter;
  • Subject: Computer Science - Social and Information Networks | Physics - Physics and Society

We propose a novel mathematical model for the activity of microbloggers during an external, event-driven spike. The model leads to a testable prediction of who would become most active if a spike were to take place. This type of information is of great interest to comme... View more
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