Conference Proceeding Article
Microblogging has recently become a popular means to disseminate information among millions of people. Interestingly, software developers also use microblog to communicate with one another. Different from traditional media, microblog users tend to focus on recency and informality of content. Many tweet contents are relatively more personal and Opinionated, compared to that of traditional news report. Thus, by analyzing microblogs, one could get the up-to-date information about what people are interested in or feel toward a particular topic. In this paper, we describe our microblog observatory that aggregates more than 70,000 Twitter feeds, captures software-related tweets, and computes trends from across topics and time points. Finally, we present the results to the end users via a web interface available at http://research.larc.smu.edu.sg/palanteer/swdev.
Software Development, Twitter, Visualization, Exploration
Communication Technology and New Media | Software Engineering
27th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE): proceedings, September 3-7, 2012, Essen, Germany
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PALAKORN, Achananuparp; Ibrahim, Nelman Lubis; TIAN, Yuan; LO, David; and LIM, Ee Peng.
Observatory of Trends in Software Related Microblogs. (2012). 27th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE): proceedings, September 3-7, 2012, Essen, Germany. 334-337. Research Collection School Of Information Systems.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sis_research/1573
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