***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Book release announcement: If you're interested in using Twitter data for social science studies or for "now-casting" then this book might be of interest to you. Twitter: A Digital Socioscope http://www.cambridge.org/ae/academic/subjects/computer-science/computing-and-society/twitter-digital-socioscope It has six topic-specific chapters and a general introductory chapter, each chapter written by domain experts. 0. "Opportunities and challenges for online social research" by Michael Macy and Scott Golder 1. "Analyzing Twitter data" by Shamanth Kumar, Fred Morstatter and Huan Liu 2. "Political opinion" by Daniel Gayo Avello 3. "Socio-economic indicators" by Huina Mao 4. "Hyperlocal happiness" by Daniele Quercia 5. "Public health" by Patty Kostkova 6. "Disaster monitoring" by Bella Robinson, Robert Power and Mark Cameron. Abstracts and references for the chapters can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/twitterdigitalsocioscope/ Also available as kindle edition from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Twitter-Digital-Socioscope-Yelena-Mejova-ebook/dp/B00WMRPJN2/ CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This email and any attachments transmitted with it are confidential and intended for the use of individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you have received this email in error, please delete it immediately and inform the sender. Unless you are the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose, copy or distribute this email or any attachments included. The contents of the emails including any attachments may be subjected to copyrights law, In such case the contents may not be copied, adapted, distributed or transmitted without the consent of the copyright owner. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.