Accession Number:

AD1058315

Title:

Situational Awareness for Social Media: Theories, Models and Algorithms

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,09 Jan 2012,08 Jan 2015

Corporate Author:

University of Southern California Los Angeles United States

Report Date:

2016-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

The goal of this project is to develop technological capabilities for monitoring social media platforms to detect propaganda campaigns and influence operations and predict their effect. The intended outcome of this research will be set of automated and semiautomated tools to monitor emergence of topics and memes, predict their spread, detect attempts to propagate rumors and misinformation, recognize participant activities and intent, and detect covert attempts to manipulate public opinion.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE