CYBEREMOTIONS – Collective Emotions in Cyberspace

Junghyun Ahn , Anna Borowiec , Kevan Buckley , Di Cai , Anna Chmiel , Agnieszka Czaplicka , Grzegorz Dąbrowski , Antonios Garas , David Garcia , Stéphane Gobron , Robert Hillmann , Janusz Hołyst , Arvid Kappas , Dennis Küster , Marija Mitrovic , Georgios Paltoglou , Hannes Pirker , Stefan Rank , Frank Schweitzer , Julian Sienkiewicz , Marcin Skowron , Paweł Sobkowicz , Daniel Thalmann , Mike Thelwall , Mathias Theunis , Matthias Trier , Elena Tsankova , Paweł Weronski

Abstract

Emotions are an important part of most societal dynamics. As with face to face meetings, Internet exchanges may not only include factual information but may also elicit emotional responses; how participants feel about the subject discussed or other group members. The development of automatic sentiment analysis has made large scale emotion detection and analysis possible using text messages collected from the web. We present results of two years of studies performed in the EU Large Scale Integrating Project CYBEREMOTIONS (Collective emotions in cyberspace) Our goal is to understand the role of collective emotions in creating, forming and breaking-up ICT mediated communities and to prepare the background for the next generation of emotionally-intelligent ICT services. Project results have already attracted a lot of attention from various mass media and research journals including the Science and New Scientist magazines. Nine Project teams are organised in three layers (data, theory and ICT output).
Author Junghyun Ahn
Junghyun Ahn,,
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, Anna Borowiec
Anna Borowiec,,
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, Kevan Buckley
Kevan Buckley,,
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, Di Cai
Di Cai,,
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, Anna Chmiel WF
Anna Chmiel,,
- Faculty of Physics
, Agnieszka Czaplicka WF
Agnieszka Czaplicka,,
- Faculty of Physics
, Grzegorz Dąbrowski
Grzegorz Dąbrowski,,
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, Antonios Garas
Antonios Garas,,
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, David Garcia
David Garcia,,
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, Stéphane Gobron
Stéphane Gobron,,
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Journal seriesProcedia Computer Science, ISSN 1877-0509
Issue year2011
Vol7
No0
Pages221-222
Keywords in Englishcollective behaviour, complex systems, Emotions
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.procs.2011.09.076
URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050911006363
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