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Role of Online Social Networks in Predicting the Events in Space Research Organizations


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1 Department of Computer Applications, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore-54, India
 

Sharing opinion through social media on various historical events by millions of internet users has become very popular. In general,online social networks (OSNs) assist users of social networks to obtain the accurate and up-to-date information about various historical events.'Twitter'the most popular OSNis a micro-blogging platform used for sending and receiving messages.This paper focuses on the role of Twitter in updating its followers about the most mission critical time-sensitive events information through the communication opportunities offered by the Internet.An experimental study conducted to collect the twitter data on the space research organizations event 'Mangalyaan'and around 1030 tweets were examined based on the keywords related to that event.The statistical software tool 'R' is used for text analysis to identify the most frequent words and the significance of those words in thetarget event.

Keywords

Data Visualization, Online Social Networks (OSNs), Text Mining, Twitter, Mangalyaan, Wordcloud.
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  • Role of Online Social Networks in Predicting the Events in Space Research Organizations

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Authors

K. Sailaja Kumar
Department of Computer Applications, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore-54, India
D. Evangelin Geetha
Department of Computer Applications, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore-54, India
T. V. Suresh Kumar
Department of Computer Applications, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore-54, India

Abstract


Sharing opinion through social media on various historical events by millions of internet users has become very popular. In general,online social networks (OSNs) assist users of social networks to obtain the accurate and up-to-date information about various historical events.'Twitter'the most popular OSNis a micro-blogging platform used for sending and receiving messages.This paper focuses on the role of Twitter in updating its followers about the most mission critical time-sensitive events information through the communication opportunities offered by the Internet.An experimental study conducted to collect the twitter data on the space research organizations event 'Mangalyaan'and around 1030 tweets were examined based on the keywords related to that event.The statistical software tool 'R' is used for text analysis to identify the most frequent words and the significance of those words in thetarget event.

Keywords


Data Visualization, Online Social Networks (OSNs), Text Mining, Twitter, Mangalyaan, Wordcloud.

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