Social media mining for public health monitoring and surveillance
This paper describes topics pertaining to the session, “Social Media Mining for Public Health Monitoring and Surveillance,” at the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB) 2016. In addition to summarizing the content of the session, this paper also surveys recent research on using social media data to study public health. The survey is organized into sections describing recent progress in public health problems, computational methods, and social implications.
Paul, Michael J.; Sarker, Abeed; Brownstein, John S.; Nikfarjam, Azadeh; Scotch, Matthew; Smith, Karen L.; and Gonzalez, Graciela, "Social media mining for public health monitoring and surveillance" (2016). Regis University Faculty Publications. 511.