Lecture Notes in Social Networks

Online Collective Action

Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media

Editors: Agarwal, Nitin, Lim, Merlyna, Wigand, Rolf T. (Eds.)

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  • Illuminates fundamental and powerful yet theoretically obscure aspects of collective actions in social media
  • Provides a common-platform for diverse researchers to share their research
  • Represents a valuable companion for policy and decision makers
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This work addresses the gap in the current collective action literature exposed by the new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) landscape by bringing together qualitative and quantitative studies from computational and social sciences. The book offers a rigorous and systematic investigation of both methodological and theoretical underpinnings and, thus, collectively promotes a symbiotic and synergistic advancement of the multiple interconnected disciplines in studying online collective actions. More specifically, the book is intended to illuminate several fundamental and powerful yet theoretically undeveloped and largely unexplored aspects of collective action in the participatory media (e.g., social media). Through in-depth exploration of relevant concepts, theories, methodologies, applications, and case studies, the reader will gain an advanced understanding of collective action with the advent of the new generation of ICTs enabled by social media and the Internet. The developed theories will be valuable and comprehensive references for those interested in examining the role of ICTs not only in collective action but also in decision and policy making, understanding the dynamics of interaction, collaboration, cooperation, communication, as well as information flow and propagation, and social network research for years to come. Further, the book also serves as an extensive repository of data sets and tools that can be used by researchers leading to a deeper and more fundamental understanding of the dynamics of the crowd in online collective actions.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Sentiment Analysis in Social Media

    Pages 3-17

    Paltoglou, Georgios

  • Emotion Analysis on Social Media: Natural Language Processing Approaches and Applications

    Pages 19-37

    Das, Dipankar (et al.)

  • Discovering Flow of Sentiment and Transient Behavior of Online Social Crowd: An Analysis Through Social Insects

    Pages 39-57

    Ghosh, Goldina (et al.)

  • Collective Emotions Online

    Pages 59-74

    Chmiel, Anna (et al.)

  • Evaluation of Media-Based Social Interactions: Linking Collective Actions to Media Types, Applications, and Devices in Social Networks

    Pages 75-95

    Gomes, Alan Keller (et al.)

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eBook 71,68 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Online Collective Action
Book Subtitle
Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media
Editors
  • Nitin Agarwal
  • Merlyna Lim
  • Rolf T. Wigand
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Social Networks
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-1340-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-1340-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1339-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1948-8
Series ISSN
2190-5428
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 231
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
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