Scraping web data at the CityU Hong Kong

Dr Robert Ackland presented on “Collecting and analysing online social network data with SocialMediaLab” at the 2016 CityU Workshop on Computational Approaches to Big Data in the Social Sciences and Humanities, event organised by the City University of Hong Kong and the Web mining Lab.

Researchers from the fields of social sciences, humanities and business studies introduced approaches for scraping social network data, processing text data, visually analysing social media user's behaviour, modeling geolocation data, conducting online experiments and quantifying human history.

The workshop was held on the 6th of June in Hong Kong.

Abstracts and slides are available here (see the program table).

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