Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Twitris: A System for Collective Social Intelligence

  • Amit ShethEmail author
  • Hemant Purohit
  • Gary Alan Smith
  • Jeremy Brunn
  • Ashutosh Jadhav
  • Pavan Kapanipathi
  • Chen Lu
  • Wenbo Wang
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_345



Citizen Sensing

Humans or citizens on the ubiquitous Web, acting as sensors and sharing their observations and views using mobile devices, mobile apps, and Web 2.0 services

Citizen-Sensor Network

An interconnected network of people who actively observe, report, collect, coordinate, analyze, disseminate, and act upon information via text, links to other resources, and various media including audio, images, and videos

People-Content-Network Analysis (PCNA)

Social media analytics takes into account social media users (People), data shared on social media websites (Content), and the network of social media users (Network)

Semantic Web

Semantic Web is a group of...

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We acknowledge contributions of these alumni and team members whose work has benefitted Twitris in different ways: Karthik Gomadam, Meena Nagarajan, and Ajith Ranabahu, and Pramod Anantharam, Shreyansh Bhatt, Prof. Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, and Prof. Valerie Shalin. This work was partially supported by these NSF funded grants: “SoCS: Social Media Enhanced Organizational Sensemaking in Emergency Response” (IIS1111182), “I-Corps: Towards Commercialization of Twitris – a system for collective intelligence,” (1343041), and “PFI:AIR – TT: Market Driven Innovations and Scaling up of Twitris – A System for Collective Social Intelligence” (1542911). It is also partially supported by these NIH grants: “Modeling Social Behavior for Healthcare Utilization in Depression” (1 R01 MH105384-01A1) and “Trending: Social media analysis to monitor cannabis and synthetic cannabinoid use” (5R01DA039454-02). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the investigator(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsor.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Sheth
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hemant Purohit
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gary Alan Smith
    • 1
  • Jeremy Brunn
    • 1
  • Ashutosh Jadhav
    • 1
    • 3
  • Pavan Kapanipathi
    • 1
    • 3
  • Chen Lu
    • 1
    • 4
  • Wenbo Wang
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-Enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis)Wright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  2. 2.George Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  3. 3.IBM ResearchYorktown HeightsUSA
  4. 4.LinkedInMountain ViewUSA
  5. 5.GoDaddy, Inc.San FranciscoUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Charalampos Chelmis
    • 1
  • Nitin Agarwal
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity at AlbanyAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Information ScienceUniversity of Arkansas at Little RockLittle RockUSA