TCORS Media Data Acquisition and Content Analysis (MDACA) Core

Project or Grant: 
Project
Grant Number: 
P50-CA-179546
Date Span: 
18 Sep 2013 to 31 Aug 2018
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The MDACA Core will develop and enhance tools to harness, manage, reduce, and understand “Big data” in the public communication environment in the context of the TCORS mission. Services include: acquisition and archiving of social media data from public and syndicated sources; development of tools and procedures to reduce, clean and manage these data; and development and validation of measures of precision, recall, reach and impact for each media platform, and research question/application across the TCORS.