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Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work

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Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work. / Tolmie, Peter; Procter, Rob; Rouncefield, Mark Francis; Liakata, Maria; Zubiaga, Arkaitz.

In: ACM Transactions on Social Computing, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2, 02.2018, p. 2-40.

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Tolmie, P, Procter, R, Rouncefield, MF, Liakata, M & Zubiaga, A 2018, 'Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work', ACM Transactions on Social Computing, vol. 1, no. 1, 2, pp. 2-40. https://doi.org/10.1145/3162956

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Tolmie, P., Procter, R., Rouncefield, M. F., Liakata, M., & Zubiaga, A. (2018). Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work. ACM Transactions on Social Computing, 1(1), 2-40. [2]. https://doi.org/10.1145/3162956

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Tolmie P, Procter R, Rouncefield MF, Liakata M, Zubiaga A. Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work. ACM Transactions on Social Computing. 2018 Feb;1(1):2-40. 2. https://doi.org/10.1145/3162956

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Tolmie, Peter ; Procter, Rob ; Rouncefield, Mark Francis ; Liakata, Maria ; Zubiaga, Arkaitz. / Microblog Analysis as a Program of Work. In: ACM Transactions on Social Computing. 2018 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 2-40.

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