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Social Uplifting using Twitter and GIS

Due to the influx of large microscale datasets obtained from social media, there is a renewed interest in understating human health within neighborhoods; especially in mitigating negative health outcomes. Working with colleagues from the SiTI Higher Institute on Territorial Systems, Turin, Italy, we have embarked on a study to understand how human sentiment is affected by neighborhood health over time and space. Preliminary results have already been disseminated, with future presentations and publications to ensue.

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