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Publications

If you are interested in the technical details, we have published several papers detailing the process of building CityBeat. Enjoy your read!

Schwartz, R., Naaman M., Teodoro R. (2015) Editorial Algorithms: Using Social Media to Discover and Report Local News. The Ninth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-15). Oxford, UK, May 2015. [PDF]

Xia C., Schwartz, R., Xie K., Krebs A., Langdon A., Ting J. and Naaman M., CityBeat: Real-time Social Media Visualization of Hyper-local City Data. In Proceedings, WWW 2014, Seoul, Korea, April 2014. [PDF]

Xie K., Xia C., Grinberg N., Schwartz R., and Naaman M., Robust detection of hyper-local events from geotagged social media data. In Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining in KDD, 2013. [PDF]

Schwartz, R., Naaman M., Matni, Z. (2013) Making Sense of Cities Using Social Media: Requirements for Hyper-Local Data Aggregation Tools. In Proceedings, WCMCW at ICWSM 2013, Boston, USA, July 2013. [PDF]