This paper describes a system designed to support event detection over Twitter. The system operates by querying the data stream with a user-speciﬁed set of keywords, ﬁltering out non-English messages, and probabilistically geolocating each message. The user can dynamically set a probability threshold over the geolocation predictions, and also the time interval to present data for.
The Social Media Marketing Book guides you through the maze of communities, platforms, and social media tools so you can decide which ones to use, and how to use them most effectively. With an objective approach and clear, straightforward language, Dan Zarrella, aka "The Social Media & Marketing Scientist," shows you how to plan and implement campaigns intelligently, and then measure results and track return on investment. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to the social web, this book will take you beyond the jargon to social media marketing mastery....
Want to tap the power behind search rankings, product recommendations, social bookmarking, and online matchmaking? This fascinating book demonstrates how you can build Web 2.0 applications to mine the enormous amount of data created by people on the Internet. With the sophisticated algorithms in this book, you can write smart programs to access interesting datasets from other web sites, collect data from users of your own applications, and analyze and understand the data once you've found it.
In 1877 the Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835-1910) observed some
markings on the planet Mars which he referred to as canali. This was mistranslated
into English as canals, suggesting man-made structures and the existence of
intelligent life on Mars, instead of channels, which occur naturally. The idea of
canals appealed to the imaginations of scientists and novelists alike. The astronomer
Percival Lowell used it as the basis for his 'scientific observations', recorded in such
works as Mars and its Canals (1908). The novelist H.G.
Master key concepts. Answer challenging questions. Prepare for exams. Learn at your own pace.
What are the two basic psychological dimensions of emotions? How do you define abnormal behavior? Is extrasensory perception real? What is Viktor Frankl known for? With Psychology: A Self-Teaching Guide, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more.
Frank Bruno explains all the major psychological theories and terms in this book, covering perception, motivation, thinking, personality, sensation, intelligence, research methods, and much more.
It includes four competencies:
1. Building relationships, which is the ability to build social bonds
2. Collaboration, which is the ability to invite others in and value
their thoughts related to ideas, projects, and work;
3. Conflict resolution, which is the ability to resolve differences; and 4. Organizational savvy, which is the ability to understand and ma-
neuver within organizations.
Choosing a major can be scary. It’s not a simple either/or decision, like choosing a car
with either stick shift or automatic. It means a commitment of several years and,
in most cases, a great amount of money. Although it’s a personal decision, your friends
and relatives will probably feel free to second-guess it. How can you sort out all of the
possible choices and pick one that’s right for you?
Th is book can help.
I gave them as good a brain dump as I could on each topic. They sat
raptly and asked intelligent follow-up questions.
These were smart kids, mind you: usually top computer science graduates
and plenty of experienced programmers. But for all their coding
skills, they didn’t really know the first thing about making a business
Which is OK. They’ll learn. It’s not that hard.
There is no question social marketing has become an integral part of the sales and marketing mix. We have transcended the question of whether social marketing is worthy of an investment. Today’s questions are more sophisticated, exploring scalable, proven ways to build social media presence and engagement with our prospects and customers. The enthusiasm for the potential of social remains strong, as many of us expect to improve our social media practices and link them to tangible business results in 2012.
Swarm Intelligence is a research field that studies the emergent collective intelligence
of self-organized and decentralized simple agents. It is based on the social behavior
that can be observed in nature, such as in flocks of birds, fish schools and bee hives,
where a group of individuals with limited capabilities are able to emerge with
intelligent solutions for complex problems.
The advancements of the research on Mobile Robots with high degree of autonomy is
possible, on one hand, due to its broad perspective of applications and, on other hand, due
to the development and reduction of costs on computer, electronic and mechanic systems.
Together with the research in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, this scenario
currently enables the proposition of ambitious and complex robotic projects.
Estimating the results of legislative proposals to expand health insurance coverage is challenging, partly because there is so little empirical evidence concerning individual people’s responsiveness to health insurance mandates. Since 2007, adults in Massachusetts have been required to have health insurance or face penalties for noncompliance, but it may be too soon to infer the effect of mandates from that experience. Moreover, that experience itself could be unique to Massachusetts.
Man has learned much from studies of natural systems, using what has been learned
to develop new algorithmic models to solve complex problems. This book presents an
introduction to some of these technological paradigms, under the umbrella of compu-
tational intelligence (CI).
In recognition of the importance of establishing gender
equality around the world, the United Nations
Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) was
established as a separate fund within the United
Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1984. At that
time, the General Assembly instructed it to “ensure
women’s involvement with mainstream activities.”3 The
Platform of Action resulting from the 1995 Beijing World
Conference on Women expanded this concept, calling
it “gender mainstreaming”—i.e.
Assistive technologies aim to enhance the daily life of people with disabilities,
improving aspects such as mobility, communication, social interaction, manipulation
of several objects and devices, etc. The main importance of assistive technology is
based on the idea of making reachable what is not accessible for many people with
Abstract.The proliferation of new modes of communication and collaboration
has resulted in an explosion of digital information. To turn this challenge into
an opportunity, the IT industry will have to develop novel ways to acquire, store,
process, and deliver information to customers - wherever, however, and whenever
they need it. An ”Intelligent IT Infrastructure,” which can deliver extremely high
performance, adaptability and security - will be the backbone of these develop
Today enterprises are overwhelmed with the possibility of social media. It’s been proven that it is no longer a fad and it means serious business. At this turning event of realization, enterprises are not equipped with right tools and human resources to leverage social media. On the other hand, we are seeing a rapid innovation in the field of social media tools and technologies – social monitoring, analytics, marketing, intelligence, scrm, big data etc.
“KNOW THYSELF” and “To thine own self be true,” aphorisms taken
from classic literary works and passed down through many generations
as standard wisdom, remain popular even today. Centuries ago, when
Socrates and Shakespeare penned those now-immortal words, they probably
did not know that they were glimpsing a broader, more exact
science—that of emotional intelligence. Today, emotional intelligence has
blossomed from studies in social behavior to a measurable, predictable
pattern of thought and action that influences decision making and success
Since the method of treating snakebite-poisoning by hypodermic injections of strychnine, discovered by the
writer and published but a few years ago, has already been adopted by the medical profession throughout the
Australian colonies, and practised even by laymen in cases of urgency with much success, it has been
repeatedly suggested to him that the subject calls for further elucidation at his hands; that the morbid
processes engendered by the snake venom and the modus operandi of the antidote should be explained by him
in a manner satisfying the demands of science, and at the same time wi...