Research from Social Web Disaster Management Conference

Below are the papers from the “SWDM’12” Workshop (Social Web for Disaster Management) which took place in Lyon, France.  These are all academic papers. Thanks to @cwardell for calling my attention to them.

Information Cascades in Social Media in Response to a Crisis: A Preliminary Model and a Case Study (Page 653)
Cindy Hui, Yulia Tyshchuk, William Wallace, Malik Magdon-Ismail, Mark Goldberg

User Community Reconstruction Using Sampled Microblogging Data (Page 657)
Miki Enoki, Yohei Ikawa, Raymond Rudy

Towards Situational Pattern Mining from Microblogging Activity (Page 661)
Nathan Gnanasambandam, Keith Thompson, Ion Ho, Sarah Lam, Sang Won Yoon

Mining Conversations of Geographically Changing Users (Page 667)
Liam McNamara, Christian Rohner

Characterization of Social Media Response to Natural Disasters (Page 671)
Seema Nagar, Aaditeshwar Seth, Anupam Joshi

Rumor Spreading and Inoculation of Nodes in Complex Networks (Page 675)
Anurag Singh, Yatindra Singh

Bursty Event Detection from Text Streams for Disaster Management (Page 679)
Sungjun Lee, Sangjin Lee, Kwanho Kim, Jonghun Park

Automatic Sub-Event Detection in Emergency Management Using Social Media (Page 683)
Daniela Pohl, Abdelhamid Bouchachia, Hermann Hellwagner

Location Inference Using Microblog Messages (Page 687)
Yohei Ikawa, Miki Enoki, Michiaki Tatsubori

SocialEMIS: Improving Emergency Preparedness Through Collaboration (Page 691)
Ouejdane Mejri, Pierluigi Plebani

Emergency Situation Awareness from Twitter for Crisis Management (Page 695)
Mark Cameron, Robert Power, Bella Robinson, Jie Yin

MECA: Mobile Edge Capture and Analysis Middleware for Social Sensing Applications (Page 699)
Fan Ye, Raghu Ganti, Raheleh Dimaghani, Keith Grueneberg, Seraphin Calo

The Use of Social Media within the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) (Page 703)
Beate Stollberg, Tom de Groeve

Evaluating the Impact of Incorporating Information from Social Media Streams in Disaster Relief Routing (Page 707)
Ashlea Milburn, Clarence Wardell

Tweeting about the Tsunami? – Mining Twitter for Information on the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (Page 709)
Akiko Murakami, Tetsuya Nasukawa

Mass and Social Media Corpus Analysis after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake (Page 711)
Shosuke Sato, Michiaki Tatsubori, Fumihiko Imamura

Social Media and SMS in the Haiti Earthquake (Page 713)
Julie Dugdale, Bartel Van de Walle, Corinna Koeppinghoff

Social Web in Disaster Archives (Page 715)
Michiaki Tatsubori, Hideo Watanabe, Akihiro Shibayama, Shosuke Sato, Fumihiko Imamura

5 responses to “Research from Social Web Disaster Management Conference

  1. This is great stuff … of particular use and interest to me is the paper from the Australian Crisis Coordination Centre and it’s operationalization of SM data …

  2. If you blog about it let me know and I’ll link to it!

  3. Thanks very much for sharing. I find this information really useful

  4. Fantastic! Thanks for posting this. Very interesting reading

  5. What a gem. Thanks!

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