TwitterHealth

Mining actionable public health data from social media.

Researchers

Henry Kautz (UR Computer Science)

Vincent Silenzio (UR School of Medicine)

Lauren DiPrete (Southern Nevada Health District)

News Reports

The GuardianThe NY Post, InformationWeekGizmodoDiscovery NewsDemocrat and ChronicleWXXXI Public Radio

Papers

Adam Sadilek, Henry A. Kautz, Lauren DiPrete, Brian Labus, Eric Portman, Jack Teitel, Vincent Silenzio. Deploying nEmesis: Preventing Foodborne Illness by Data Mining Social Media. AI Magazine 38(1): 37-48, 2017.

Nabil Hossain, Tianran Hu, Roghayeh Feizi, Ann Marie White, Jiebo Luo and Henry Kautz. Precise Localization of Homes and Activities: Detecting Drinking-While-Tweeting Patterns in Communities. 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-16), Cologne, Germany. [Data] [Press Reports]

Adam Sadilek, Henry Kautz, Lauren DiPrete, Brian Labus, Eric Portman, Jack Teitel, and Vincent Silenzio. Deploying nEmesis: Preventing Foodborne Illness by Data Mining Social Media28th Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-16), Phoenix, AZ, 2016.

Dawei Zhou, Jiebo Luo, Vincent Silenzio, Yun Zhou, Glenn Currier, and Henry Kautz. Tackling Mental Health by Integrating Unobtrusive Multimodal Sensing. 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2015), Austin, TX, 2015.

Adam Sadilek, Christopher Homan, Walter S. Lasecki, Vincent Silenzio, Henry Kautz (2014). Modeling Fine-Grained Dynamics of Mood at ScaleWSDM 2014 Workshop on Diffusion Networks and Cascade Analytics, New York City, Feb 24-28, 2014.

Adam Sadilek, Sean Brennan, Henry Kautz, and Vincent Silenzion (2013). nEmesis: Which Restaurants Should You Avoid Today? First AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-2013), Palm Springs, CA, 2013. Notable paper award.

Henry Kautz (2013). There's a Fly in My Tweets. New York Times, June 23, 2013, page SR12.

Sean Brennan, Adam Sadilek, and Henry Kautz (2013). Towards Understanding Global Spread of Disease from Everyday Interpersonal Interactions23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), Beijing, China, 2013.

Henry Kautz (2013). Senior Member Presentation: Data Mining Social Media for Public Health Applications23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), Beijing, China, 2013.

Adam Sadilek and Henry Kautz (2013). Modeling the Impact of Lifestyle on Health at Scale. Sixth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2013). Rome, Italy, 2013.

Adam Sadilek, Henry Kautz, and Vincent Silenzio (2012). Predicting Disease Transmission from Geo-Tagged Micro-Blog Data26th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-12), Toronto, Canada, 2012.

Adam Sadilek, Henry Kautz, and Vincent Silenzio (2012) Modeling Spread of Disease from Social InteractionsSixth AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-2012), Dublin, Ireland, 2012.