Accession Number:

ADA620012

Title:

Trend Monitoring and Forecasting

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 28 Mar 2013-27 Mar 2015

Corporate Author:

TASMANIA UNIV HOBART (AUSTRALIA) SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-03-11

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Recently, almost all web services, including Twitter, Google, Internet News, and Wikipedia, analyze their user created social data and detect the most popular terms that are discussed and searched within their community. The popular terms that are detected are published in the list, called Trending Topic list. Awareness and utilization of trending topics plays a crucial role in various fields, including marketing, politics, and economics. In this three - year project, we monitor and analyze the trending topics in different online communities and provide a smart service by utilizing them . In this project , we achieve d the following aims 1 identifying the relevance of trending topic to a target domain, 2 predicting the popularity trends of trending topic, and 3 predicting the diffusion trend s of trending topics among different online communities. With sponsorship from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research ContractsGrant FA2386-12-1-4039 and Grant, our research has allowed us to characterize and analyze the concept of trending to pics in online communities , and develop the smart service using them. In this process, we have established a foundational literature on this topic.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE