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@Houstonpolice: An Exploratory Case Of Twitter During Hurricane Harvey, Seungwon Yang, Brenton Stewart Nov 2019

@Houstonpolice: An Exploratory Case Of Twitter During Hurricane Harvey, Seungwon Yang, Brenton Stewart

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to examine the Houston Police Department (HPD)’s public engagement efforts using Twitter during Hurricane Harvey, which was a large-scale urban crisis event.

Design/methodology/approach

This study harvested a corpus of over 13,000 tweets using Twitter’s streaming API, across three phases of the Hurricane Harvey event: preparedness, response and recovery. Both text and social network analysis (SNA) techniques were employed including word clouds, n-gram analysis and eigenvector centrality to analyze data.

Findings

Findings indicate that departmental tweets coalesced around topics of protocol, reassurance and community resilience. Twitter accounts of governmental agencies, such as …


Patterns Of Iran’S Research Collaboration In The Field Of Pharmacology And Pharmacy: A Bibliometric Study, Mehdi Ansari, Abbas Pardakhty, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Ali Akbar Khasseh May 2019

Patterns Of Iran’S Research Collaboration In The Field Of Pharmacology And Pharmacy: A Bibliometric Study, Mehdi Ansari, Abbas Pardakhty, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Ali Akbar Khasseh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: This research aims to analyze and visualize the structure of Iranian scholarly networks in the field of “pharmacology and pharmacy”. This study includes an overview of co-authorship, efficiency and ranking of the researches, visualizing the co-authorship network, changes in the main core of the publications and macro and micro-level metrics such as social influence.

Methods: This research utilizes social network analysis (SNA). The preliminary data of this research includes all the Iran’s documents in Web of Science in “Pharmacology and Pharmacy” during the period of 2005 to 2016. After the preprocessing of 6204 records and creating relational matrix, …