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Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack

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Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack. / Derczynski, Leon; Meesters, Kenny; Maynard, Diana; Bontcheva, Kalina.

Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference. Rochester, NY (USA) : RIT Scholar Works / Rochester Institute of Technology, 2018.

Research output: Conference Article in Proceeding or Book/Report chapterArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Derczynski, L, Meesters, K, Maynard, D & Bontcheva, K 2018, Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack. in Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference. RIT Scholar Works / Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY (USA).

APA

Derczynski, L., Meesters, K., Maynard, D., & Bontcheva, K. (2018). Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack. In Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference RIT Scholar Works / Rochester Institute of Technology.

Vancouver

Derczynski L, Meesters K, Maynard D, Bontcheva K. Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack. In Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference. Rochester, NY (USA): RIT Scholar Works / Rochester Institute of Technology. 2018

Author

Derczynski, Leon ; Meesters, Kenny ; Maynard, Diana ; Bontcheva, Kalina. / Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack. Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference. Rochester, NY (USA) : RIT Scholar Works / Rochester Institute of Technology, 2018.

Bibtex

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title = "Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack",
abstract = "Crisis responders are increasingly using social media, data and other digital sources of information to build a situational understanding of a crisis situation in order to design an effective response. However with the increased availability of such data, the challenge of identifying relevant information from it also increases. This paper presents a successful automatic approach to handling this problem. Messages are filtered for informativeness based on a definition of the concept drawn from prior research and crisis response experts. Informative messages are tagged for actionable data -- for example, people in need, threats to rescue efforts, changes in environment, and so on. In all, eight categories of actionability are identified. The two components -- informativeness and actionability classification -- are packaged together as an openly-available tool called Emina (Emergent Informativeness and Actionability). ",
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RIS

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