A Method of Computing the Hot Topics’ Popularity on the Internet Combined with the Features of the Microblogs

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

The article puts forward a new formula of computing the popularity of the topics, which is based on the stream of the news on the internet. What’s more, the features of the microblogs should be also considered and combined. The hot topics are sorted by the values of them, so the information of the topics is convenient and accurate to be acquired for the public. It is beneficial to the government to supervise the public opinion as well. The experiments are based on both news and the microblogs. Our system could figure out the value of the hot topics by the popularity among users, after that the topics will be sorted automatically. The results of the experiments have shown that the system worked well.

Keywords

Hot topic Topic popularity Microblogging-features The formula of computing the topic popularity 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 60873247), National Social Science Fund (12BXW040) and the Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province of China (No. ZR2012FM038).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yongqing Wei
    • 1
  • Zhen Zhang
    • 2
    • 3
  • Shaodong Fei
    • 4
  • Wentao Du
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Basic Education DepartmentShandong Police CollegeJinanChina
  2. 2.School of Information Science and EngineeringShandong Normal UniversityJinanChina
  3. 3.Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory for Novel Distributed Computer Software TechnologyJinanChina
  4. 4.Shandong University of Finance and EconomicsJinanChina

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