Personalized Filtering of the Twitter Stream

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With the rapid growth in users on social networks, there is a corresponding increase in user-generated content, in turn resulting in information overload. On Twitter, for example, users tend to receive uninterested information due to their non-overlapping interests from the people whom they follow. In this paper we present a Semantic Web approach to filter public tweets matching interests from personalized user profiles. Our approach includes automatic generation of multi-domain and personalized user profiles, filtering Twitter stream based on the generated profiles and delivering them in real-time. Given that users interests and personalization needs change with time, we also discuss how our application can adapt with these changes.

APA Citation

Kapanipathi, P., Orlandi, F., Sheth, A. P., & Passant, A. (2011). Personalized Filtering of the Twitter Stream. .