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WeGov toolbox - politicians engage with citizens

By Timo Wandhofer, Catherine van Eeckhaute and Steve Taylor

Abstract

The WeGov5 toolbox is a website for policy makers that provide tools and techniques to engage with citizens on well-established social networking sites (SNS). Three different analysis components allow users and comments to be identified with respect to a particular topic: (i) the topic opinion analysis creates groups of words that represent the topics within a discussion; (ii) the user activity analysis predicts which posts are going to generate more attention; (iii) and the user behavior analysis classifies users according to their behavior and interactions within the SN

Topics: JF, JS, QA76
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:349568
Provided by: e-Prints Soton

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