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Social Media and GeoSpatial Trends

Owen Evans, Esri, demonstrates how to analyze geospatial trends from crowdsourced information such as Twitter. How do you extract meaningful data from these global conversations?

  • Recorded: Jan 19th, 2011
  • Runtime: 04:19
  • Views: 3784
  • Published: Feb 8th, 2011
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Thanks so much for your help!
jsmith.geog 3 Years ago
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@jsmith.geog  Hi Jennifer,

The lines were created using a great ArcScripts tool (link below). It was built for 9.2 but still runs in 10.0. The origin was a point in Sudan and the destinations were selected Twitter points.

http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=14908

Hope this helps!
Owen
oevans 3 Years ago
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Hello. I am currently a student obtaining a degree in GIS. I have been trying to find a way to show network linkages and I was wondering if you could let me know how you linked/connected the point "tweet" locations with lines?? I cannot figure out an efficient way to do this with Arc.
Thanks!
Jennifer
jsmith.geog 3 Years ago
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