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By Carlos Castillo

Social media is a useful resource of time-critical info in the course of a situation. in spite of the fact that, emergency reaction and humanitarian aid companies that may wish to use this data fight with an avalanche of social media messages that exceeds human means to procedure. Emergency managers, selection makers, and affected groups could make experience of social media via a mix of computing device computation and human compassion - expressed by way of hundreds of thousands of electronic volunteers who post, technique, and summarize almost certainly life-saving details. This ebook brings jointly computational tools from many disciplines: common language processing, semantic applied sciences, information mining, laptop studying, community research, human-computer interplay, and knowledge visualization, concentrating on equipment which are customary for processing social media messages less than time-critical constraints, and delivering greater than 500 references to in-depth information.

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