Data from: The topology of a discussion: the #occupy case

Floriana Gargiulo, Jacopo Bindi & Andrea Apolloni
Introduction: We analyse a large sample of the Twitter activity that developed around the social movement 'Occupy Wall Street', to study the complex interactions between the human communication activity and the semantic content of a debate. Methods: We use a network approach based on the analysis of the bipartite graph @Users-#Hashtags and of its projections: the 'semantic network', whose nodes are hashtags, and the 'users interest network', whose nodes are users. In the first instance,...

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  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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  • Polytechnic University of Turin
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  • University of Namur
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