Paper: Tech Report at University of Maryland on EventGraphs

A new paper on visualizing social media has been released on the University of Maryland, Human Computer Interaction Laboratory tech report archive.  Co-authored by Derek Hansen,  myself, and Ben Shneiderman, the paper describes and visualizes the patterns of connections formed when people tweet about events like conferences and news stories. EventGraphs_2010_HCIL_Tech_Report http://www.cs.umd.edu/localphp/hcil/tech-reports-search.php?number=2010-13 Hansen, D., Smith, [...]
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Marc Smith joining Media-X at Stanford as a Visiting Scholar

I am joining Media-X at Stanford University as a visiting scholar. I will work with Martha Russell and Chuck House in applying social network analysis to social media research. You can email me at masmith1@stanford.edu! Our next event will be in late July and will focus on the use of social media analysis for mapping patterns [...]
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Congressional Tweets Analyzed at UMD

Here is a great piece of social media research from the University of Maryland, College of Information Studies. Prof. Jen Golbeck and Justin Grimes analyzed 6,000 tweets from United States Congress members.  They found some interaction but a dominant broadcast…

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