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Analysing creative image search information needs. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
GOKER, A., KONKOVA, E., MACFARLANE, A. 2015. Analysing creative image search information needs. In Proceedings of the 2015 ISKO UK biennial conference: knowledge organization - making a difference, 13-14 July 2015, London, UK. London: ISKO [online]. Available from: http://www.iskouk.org/content/analysing-creative-image-search-information-needs

Creative professionals in advertising, marketing, design and journalism search for images to visually represent a concept for their project. The main purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of documents known as briefs to find search facets,... Read More about Analysing creative image search information needs..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D. and MARTIN, C. 2015. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds). Proceedings of the 2015 International conference for e-democracy and open government (CeDEM15), 20-22 May 2015, Krems, Austria. Krems: Edition Donau-Universit├Ąt [online], pages 105-118. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem15/cedem15_oa_proceedings.pdf

This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe that the issues that caught... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign..

Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, C. and GOKER, A. 2014. Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge. In Proceedings of the 2014 Social news on the web data challenge (SNOW-DC 2014), 8th April 2014, Seoul, Korea. New Haven: CEUR workshop proceedings [online], pages 9-16. Available from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1150/martin.pdf

Twitter is becoming an ever more popular platform for discovering and sharing information about current events, both personal and global. The scale and diversity of messages makes the discovery and analysis of breaking news very challenging. Nonethel... Read More about Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams: RGU's submission to the 2014 SNOW challenge..