Department of Computational Perception
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Johannes Kepler Universitšt Linz

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Special Topics: Social Media Mining and Analysis

344.044, KV, 2h (3.0 ECTS), WS 2015/16

Assoc.-Prof. Dr. Markus Schedl

Time: Monday, 13:45-15:15
Start: Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Location: MT 128

This class will be taught in English.


This course will be held foremost as an exercise in which students will implement and refine existing approaches to a task in context of social media mining or analysis. The work will be conducted in teams, each of which will select a topic to work on. The requirements to complete the course (and earn a positive grade) are the following:

Topics students can choose from include, but are not limited to the following (own suggestions are welcome too):
Many other possible topics can be derived, for instance, from the proceedings of the ICWSM conference:

Also the following book gives an overview about basics in mining user-generated content:
    Marie-Francine Moens, Juanzi Li, Tat-Seng Chua (eds.), Mining of User Generated Content and Its Applications, CRC Press, January 2014.


The detailed schedule can be found on the course's KUSSS web page.

last edited by ms on Aug 21, 2015