Nov 06 2012

Can Social Media (Twitter) Predict the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election? Yes, But Not Today!

(by Ming Tsou, November 05, 2012, 11:59pm).  mtsou@mail.sdsu.edu, Professor of Geography, San Diego State University)   Tomorrow is the election day for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election.  Who will win the election? That’s probably the most expensive answer now on the Earth.  Hundreds of different “predictions” and “analysis” are available on TVs, Radios, Newspapers, and …

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Nov 04 2012

Reversing “Virtual Reality” — Realization of Our Virtual World

  Last night, I opened my favorite mobile phone App, Pandora, and listened to my favorite music.  Suddenly, an advertisement window popped out and showed me an election campaign message from one San Diego Mayor Candidate.   I was surprised that these advertisements are so spatially “targeted” and it works.  Yes, I lived in San Diego, …

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Oct 02 2012

Call for Papers: “Knowledge Discovery in Cyberspace and Social Media”, AAG 2013.

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, April 9-13, 2013, Los Angeles. Paper Session sponsored by the Cartography Specialty Group, the Geographic Information Systems and Science Specialty Group, and the Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group. Cyberspace (including web pages, social media, and online communities) is a powerful platform for collective social communications, personal networking, and idea exchanges. …

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