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Interest Groups: Computational Methods
  • Taiquan Peng Chair

    MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
    Department of Communication
    566
    EAST LANSING MI  48824
    Ph. 5173550221  Fax 5174321192
    pengtaiq@msu.edu

  • Wouter van Atteveldt Vice Chair

    VU University Amsterdam
    De Boelelaan 1071
    Amsterdam   1071HV
    Ph. +31205987742  Fax 
    wouter@vanatteveldt.com

  • Frederik de Grove Secretary

    Ghent University
    Korte Meer 7
    Gent   9000
    Ph. +3292649709
    frederik.degrove@ugent.be

The interest group focuses on the methods of computational social science (see, for example, Lazar et al., 2009; Watts, 2014) used in communication research. In particular, computational methods cover computerized tools and algorithms for collecting, processing, analyzing, and visualizing online data from social media (e.g., BBSs, blogs, microblogs, online social networks, photo-/video sharing sites, etc.). As such, the group distinguishes from other divisions/groups of ICA (e.g., Communication and Technology, Mobile Communication, Mass Communication and Society, etc.) that deal with conceptual issues of social media whereas this group is exclusively oriented to methodological issues.

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Toni G. van der Meer joined the group Interest Groups: Computational Methods.
Posted Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Anne Beier joined the group Interest Groups: Computational Methods.
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Mario Haim joined the group Interest Groups: Computational Methods.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017
Ho Young Yoon joined the group Interest Groups: Computational Methods.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Yair Fogel-Dror joined the group Interest Groups: Computational Methods.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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