The present research aims to detect coordinated citizen response within social media traffic to assist emergency response. We use domain-independent linguistic properties as the first step in narrowing the candidate set of messages for domain-dependent and computationally intensive analysis.
Shalin, V. L.,
Sheth, A. P.,
& Flach, J.
(2012). What Kind of #Communication is Twitter? A Psycholinguistic Perspective on Communication in Twitter for the Purpose of Emergency Coordination. .