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National Security and Social Media Monitoring. E xtracting the M eaning O f T erse I nformation in a V isualisation of E motion. 13 th August, EISIC 2013, Uppsala, Sweden Dr. Martin Sykora, Prof. Tom Jackson, Dr. Ann O’Brien and Dr. Suzanne Elayan. Contents. Introduction
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Extracting the Meaning Of Terse Information in a Visualisation of Emotion
13th August, EISIC 2013, Uppsala, Sweden
Dr. Martin Sykora, Prof. Tom Jackson, Dr. Ann O’Brien and
Dr. Suzanne Elayan
Anger (e.g. enraged, infuriated, peeved, in a tizzy…)
Confusion (e.g. chaotic, distracted, perplexed, confuzzled…)
Disgust (e.g. appalling, beastly, bullshit, scuzzy…)
Fear (e.g. cold feet, goose bumpy, petrified, scary…)
Happiness (e.g. blissful, chuffed, delighted, in high spirits…)
Sadness (e.g. depressed, devastating, duff, grief stricken…)
Shame (e.g. abashment, degrading, hang head in shame, scandalous…)
Surprise(e.g. astonished, disbelief, gobsmacked, off guard…)
Recall, precision and f-measure, were computed using an equivalent approach as used in CoNNL-2003 shared task on NER (Tjong et al. 2003).
The brutal murder sparked a storm of emotional reactions of Sadness, Disgust and Surprise. At the same time the controversial cleric Anjem Choudary was most often mentioned with extreme emotions of Anger and Disgust.
Example reactions to Anjem Choudary
.I\'m quite angry that Anjem Choudary is on Newsnight tonight - I can only imagine how furious Muslims he falsely claims to speak for must be [anger]
.And I\'m angry that Anjem Choudary is aloud to preach hate in our towns and city\'s It\'s the government we should be angry with not a religion [anger]
.Anjem Choudary, gfy. Ruining the \'Choudhary\' name for all of us, you complete bastard, it\'s sickening #woolwich [disgust]
[email protected] so sad, and so wrong that ANJEM CHOUDARY can get air time saying muslims around the world will call them heroes what a twat. [sadness]
.Enjoyed last night\'s @HyderiCentre event in response to #Woolwich with @cllrjudybest, @jon_bartley, @ihrc, Syed Ammar & Sheikh Panju.. [happiness]
.Great @LabourList article from @jonewilson on the town I\'m proud to live in. We love #Woolwich http://t.co/W0MXkxIqvm[happiness]
.The family of murdered soldier pay tribute. Rebecca Rigby: "I love Lee, I always will and I\'m proud to be his wife." #woolwich[happiness]
.My heart goes to the soldiers family, friends, the people of #woolwich & all those effected, so pretty much everyone. Terribly sad news. [sadness]
[email protected]: Military commanders tell soldiers told not to wear their uniforms in public until further notice #Woolwich" - Sad times :( [sadness]
.The fact the soldier was a father upsets me further. Maybe it shouldn\'t but it does #woolwich [sadness]
.#Woolwich Attack: New Shocking Video of Terrorists Charging at Police Car, Getting Shot: http://t.co/icVNVud5ci via @youtube #EDL [surprise]
.Utterly astonished to see some videos popping up claiming the #Woolwich attack was a hoax with the media and government colluding! [surprise]
[email protected]: "Free speech in Britain is threatened by the influence of Muslims in the media" YouGov question. Wow. #woolwich http://t.co/NqFjpDqJpy. [fear]
.Following the #Woolwich incident, people in #Britain are anxious. Reports of a man with an axe at #LondonBridge is making people nervous. [fear]
.#woolwich absolutely disgusting scene yesterday. Jst so annoying[disgust]
.#Woolwich - so awful. Strength to the victim\'s families.[disgust]
.Can\'t believe the news about yesterday\'s #woolwich attack. Disgusting. Some people are so sick!! [disgust]
.RT @skymartinbrunt: #woolwich She was arrested on Wednesday after apparently asking police for protection when her malicious tweet prompted angry backlash. [anger]
Dyka Ayan Hassan from Harrow, 21, arrested for a malicious tweet
Funding – ReDites (Real Time, Detection, Tracking, Monitoring and Interpretation of Events in Social Media)
Event detection & tracking
EMOTIVE emotions extraction
Author profiling (tone of messages; first hand, bots, astroturfing, social network analysis)
Event exploration and event summarisation / notification interface
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