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Social media analysis for e-health and medical purposes

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3 Author(s)
Wegrzyn-Wolska, K. ; ESIGETEL, Fontainebleau-Avon, France ; Bougueroua, L. ; Dziczkowski, G.

The quantity of medical publications in the media such a tweets, blogs, and another content in social media is growing at an exponential rate. Exploring and analyzing this content has become a necessity. The objective of this paper is to discuss the variety of issues and challenges surrounding the perspectives regarding the use of Social Network Analyses and Text Mining methods for applications in E health and medecine. The article will first look at the directions taken in Social Media and Text Mining for medical science. First we present a review of the literature in Social Media and Text Mining analysis for medical purposes and then describe the work done for our prediction system for collecting and manipulating and Twitter data.

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Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN), 2011 International Conference on

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19-21 Oct. 2011