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WORLD-IMPRESSION: How Do Netizens View the World?

By Lei Zhang, Lizhi Wan and Thanassis Tiropanis

Abstract

In this paper we describe our ongoing project: the “WORLD-IMPRESSION ” platform. The platform shows how people from a specific country view other countries by summarizing online data on the web. Opinions of web users viewing other countries are collected and updated regularly by crawling web forums and microblogs like Twitter. The database is then investigated using sentiment analysis and other data mining techniques. Visualization tools are used to distort the world-map proportionally to the attentions received by the countries. Tag-clouds are used to represent the top keywords describing a specific country

Topics: General Terms Design, Experimentation, Measurement
Year: 2013
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