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Between a Rock and a Cell Phone: Social Media Use during Mass Protests in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt
(Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2011-05-01), TR-11-10
In this paper we examine the use of social media, and especially Twitter, in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt during the mass political demonstrations and protests in June 2009, December 2010 - January 2011, and February 2011, ...
Use of Subimages in Fish Species Identification: A Qualitative Study
(Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2011-03-01), TR-11-02
Many scholarly tasks involve working with subdocuments, or contextualized fine-grain information, i.e., with information that is part of some larger unit. A digital library (DL) facil- itates management, access, retrieval, ...
Social Media for Cities, Counties and Communities
(Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2011), TR-11-09
Social media (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube) and other tools and services with user- generated content have made a staggering amount of information (and misinformation) available. Some government officials seek ...