Professor in Political Science and Computer and Information Science

David Lazer

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Peer Reviewed Computer Science Conference
Publication date: 
10/2012
Authors: 
Nan Cao
Yu-Ru Lin
Xiaohua Sun
David Lazer
Shixia Liu
Huamin Qu

When and where is an idea dispersed? Social media, like Twitter, has been increasingly used for exchanging information, opinions and emotions about events that are happening across the world. Here we propose a novel visualization design, "Whisper," for tracing the process of information diffusion in social media in real time.

Keywords: 
spatiotemporal patterns
Information visualization
information diffusion
contagion
social media
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