Measuring, Predicting and Visualizing Short-Term Change in Word Representation and Usage in VKontakte Social Network

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Stewart, Ian; Arendt, Dustin; Bell, Eric; Volkova, Svitlana;
(2017)
  • Subject: Computer Science - Social and Information Networks

Language in social media is extremely dynamic: new words emerge, trend and disappear, while the meaning of existing words can fluctuate over time. Such dynamics are especially notable during a period of crisis. This work addresses several important tasks of measuring, v... View more
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