Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Misinformation in Social Networks: Analyzing Twitter During Crisis Events

  • Aditi Gupta
  • Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_296



Centrality measures

Refers to a set of social network analysis (SNA) metrics that assigns scores to nodes based on their importance with respect to other nodes and edges in the graph.


Online Social Media


Pseudo relevance feedback refers to an information retrieval technique that applies re-ranking to improve the performance of ranking results.


Rank-SVM is an application of the SVM technique; it is a pair-wise ranking method, which adaptively sorts the documents by their relevance to a specific query


Support Vector Machine, a machine learning technique used for classification


Misinformation on Twitter refers to wrong information/facts spread by users intentionally or unintentionally via their tweets.


Emergence and advances in the Internet and mobile services over the past years have revolutionized the landscape of communication...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indraprastha Institute of Information TechnologyDelhiIndia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Rosa M. Benito
    • 1
  • Juan Carlos Losada
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain