How Online Emotions Influence Community Life
Julian Sienkiewicz , Anna Chmiel , Paweł Sobkowicz , Janusz Hołyst
AbstractEmotions expressed online as well as individual activities are usually far from equilibrium. In such a setting, the non-stationarity can be understood. As a condition necessary for discussion to be started and ceased. We demonstrate non-equilibrium stages of expressed emotions that are relaxed during the community life. To tackle this problem we propose two approaches—first that is based on the observation of activity in online threads and on relations between a thread length and emotions included in it and the second that introduces entropy as an indicator of dialogue’s forthcoming closing. Both concepts express the same key condition: a necessity of an emotional imbalance for the discussion to last. We introduce models, designed to copy stylized facts observed in the datasets: power-law distributions of discussion lengths or activity as well as relations between emotions and duration of the thread.
|Corporate author||Wydział Fizyki Politechniki Warszawskiej (Wydz.Fizyki PW)|
|Publication size in sheets||1.35|
|Book||Hołyst Janusz (eds.): Cyberemotions. Collective Emotions in Cyberspace, 2016, Szwajcaria, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-43637-1, 318 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-43639-5|
|Keywords in English||emotions, complex systems|
|Project||Collective Emotions in Cyberspace . Project leader: Hołyst Janusz,
, Phone: 22 234 7133, start date 01-02-2009, end date 31-07-2013, FP7 Grant Agreement 231323, Completed
|Score||= 0.0, 30-04-2020, MonographChapterAuthor|
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