Finding the Red Balloon

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Title: Finding the Red Balloon
Author: Ludovice, Peter J. ; Hunt, William D. ; Trewhitt, Ethan ; Briscoe, Erica
Abstract: Erica Briscoe and the Ethan Trewhitt of the Georgia Tech Research Institute discuss their recent second place finish in the DARPA Network Challenge to use social media and the network to find 10 red balloons across the U.S. They will also discuss how tracking the flow of information and misinformation through social media can be used to gather information and mobilize people.
Type: Recording, oral
Date: 2011-02-23
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: DARPA
Network challenge
Social media
False information
Georgia Tech Research Institute

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