Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States

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Abstract

The emergence of aggressive behaviour in crowds is not uncommon and is typically unpredictable and difficult to control. Since the availability of guardians for the prevention of aggression is typically limited, it would be useful if the emergence of unwanted behaviour could somehow be predicted. This paper presents a novel approach to predict the emergence of aggressive behaviour in crowds, based on a combination of sentiment analysis and agent-based simula‐ tion. The main idea is to use information from social media (in particular Twitter), analyse the sentiment of the messages and feed the resulting sentiments into a simulation model of social contagion. Based on these simulations, the system should be able to predict when and where unwanted behaviour will occur.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer/Verlag
Pages118-126
Number of pages9
Volume9182
ISBN (Print)9783319203669
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015
Event17th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media (SCSM 2015) - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 2 Aug 20157 Aug 2015

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume9182
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference17th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media (SCSM 2015)
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period2/08/157/08/15

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Keywords

  • Agent-based modeling
  • Crime prevention
  • Emotions
  • Prediction
  • Sentiment analysis
  • Social contagion
  • Social media

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van Breda, W., & Gerritsen, C. (2015). Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States. In Social Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings (Vol. 9182, pp. 118-126). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 9182). Springer/Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20367-6_13
van Breda, Ward ; Gerritsen, Charlotte. / Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States. Social Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings. Vol. 9182 Springer/Verlag, 2015. pp. 118-126 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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van Breda, W & Gerritsen, C 2015, Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States. in Social Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings. vol. 9182, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 9182, Springer/Verlag, pp. 118-126, 17th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media (SCSM 2015), Los Angeles, United States, 2/08/15. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20367-6_13

Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States. / van Breda, Ward; Gerritsen, Charlotte.

Social Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings. Vol. 9182 Springer/Verlag, 2015. p. 118-126 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 9182).

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van Breda W, Gerritsen C. Simulation-Based Prediction and Analysis of Collective Emotional States. In Social Computing and Social Media - 7th International Conference, SCSM 2015 Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Proceedings. Vol. 9182. Springer/Verlag. 2015. p. 118-126. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20367-6_13