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Extracting knowledge from U.S. department of defense freedom of information act requests with social media
Abstract The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has facilitated the release of large amounts of government information that has been of great value to researchers, journalists, and other interested parties. The fraction of this information released in electronic format has been growing as has its volume. While offering great potential for research, large amounts of data disgorged from government information systems can pose challenges to human interpretation and knowledge extraction. Using the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Logs for 2007-2009, this research identifies (1) a process for finding relationships between the FOIA requests through keywords extracted from Wikipedia and (2) a technique for visualizing these relationships in order to provide context and improve understanding when working with born-digital government data.working with born-digital government data.
Abstractsub The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has facilitated the release of large amounts of government information that has been of great value to researchers, journalists, and other interested parties. The fraction of this information released in electronic format has been growing as has its volume. While offering great potential for research, large amounts of data disgorged from government information systems can pose challenges to human interpretation and knowledge extraction. Using the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Logs for 2007-2009, this research identifies (1) a process for finding relationships between the FOIA requests through keywords extracted from Wikipedia and (2) a technique for visualizing these relationships in order to provide context and improve understanding when working with born-digital government data.working with born-digital government data.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.1016/j.giq.2011.08.015  +
Has author Whitmore A. +
Has keyword Freedom of Information Act + , Information visualization + , Knowledge discovery + , Social media + , Wikipedia +
Issn 0740624X  +
Issue 2  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 151–157  +
Published in Government Information Quarterly +
Title Extracting knowledge from U.S. department of defense freedom of information act requests with social media +
Type journal article  +
Volume 29  +
Year 2012 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 19:02:55  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Journal articles  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 19:02:55  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2012  +
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