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Using Social Media to Enhance Emergency Situation Awareness
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Jie Yin,Andrew Lampert,Mark Cameron,Bella Robinson,Robert Power
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 52-59
The described system uses natural language processing and data mining techniques to extract situation awareness information from Twitter messages generated during various disasters and crises.
ESA: emergency situation awareness via microbloggers
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '12)
By Bella Robinson, Jie Yin, Mark Cameron, Sarvnaz Karimi
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 2701-2703
During a disastrous event, such as an earthquake or river flooding, information on what happened, who was affected and how, where help is needed, and how to aid people who were affected, is crucial. While communication is important in such times of crisis,...