Paper: A Support Platform for Event Detection using Social Intelligence

ACL ID E12-2014
Title A Support Platform for Event Detection using Social Intelligence
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session System Demonstration
Year 2012
Authors

This paper describes a system designed to support event detection over Twitter. The system operates by querying the data stream with a user-specified set of key- words, filtering out non-English messages, and probabilistically geolocating each mes- sage. The user can dynamically set a proba- bility threshold over the geolocation predic- tions, and also the time interval to present data for.