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Finding Provenance Data in Social Media

Abstract A statement appearing in social media provides a very significant challenge for determining the provenance of the statement. Provenance describes the origin, custody, and ownership of something. Most statements appearing in social media are not published with corresponding provenance data. However, the same characteristics that make the social media environment challenging, including the massive amounts of data available, large numbers of users, and a highly dynamic environment, provide unique and untapped opportunities for solving the provenance problem for social media. Current approaches for tracking provenance data do not scale for online social media and consequently there is a gap in provenance methodologies and technologies providing... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Barbier, Geoffrey (Author) / Liu, Huan (Advisor) / Bell, Herbert (Committee member) / Li, Baoxin (Committee member) / Sen, Arunabha (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Information science / data mining / provenance / provenance attributes / provenance data / provenance path / social media
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 194 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Computer Science 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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