Using Social Media to Measure Labor Market Flows
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Dolan Antenucci, Michael J. Cafarella, Margaret C. Levenstein, Chistopher Ré, Matthew D. Shapiro. NBER Working Paper no. 20010.
Note: this paper is targeted to an Economics audience, but computer scientists will find most of it easy to understand. This is a so-called "working paper" for which there is no real equivalent in Computer Science. Working papers in Economics are a commonplace method for sharing scholarly information and are usually of a very high standard. However, this document has not gone through a formal peer review process.
Ringtail: A Generalized Nowcasting System
Dolan Antenucci, Erdong Li, Shaobo Liu, Bochun Zhang, Michael J. Cafarella, Chistopher Ré. VLDB Demo 2013.
Ringtail: Feature Selection for Easier Nowcasting
Dolan Antenucci, Michael J. Cafarella, Margaret C. Levenstein, Christopher Ré, Matthew D. Shapiro. WebDB 2013.
Brainwash: A data system for feature engineering
Michael Anderson, Dolan Antenucci, Victor Bittorf, Matthew Burgess, Michael Cafarella, Arun Kumar, Feng Niu, Yongjoo Park, Christopher Ré, Ce Zhang. CIDR 2013.
University of Michigan Economic Indicators from Social Media
Forecasts U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance using activity on social media.