The susceptible-infected-recovered (SIR) based model for the spreading of information during electoral campaign via twitter / Noor Syamsiah Mohd Noor

Mohd Noor, Noor Syamsiah (2019) The susceptible-infected-recovered (SIR) based model for the spreading of information during electoral campaign via twitter / Noor Syamsiah Mohd Noor. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Twitter has been prominently used among people especially during the electoral
campaigns. Twitter helps the politicians to spread and share their political agenda as
well as it helps citizens to communicate with them directly. This study aims to
investigate the dynamics of information during electoral campaigns through Twitter
from the mathematical point of view. This study employed an epidemiological model
which is a system of differential equations known as Susceptible-Infected-Recovered
(SIR) to describe how information spreads on Twitter during Malaysia’s 14th General
Election. The model involves three state variables, which are active Twitter users (S),
transmission node (I) and immune Twitter users (R). The data related to Malaysia’s 14th
General Election which is before and after the election. The political parties and
politicians as well as several popular tweets that turn out to be the trending topics during
the electoral campaign have been collected. The influence of contact rate between active
Twitter users and the transmission node as well as the influence of carrying capacity of
the Twitter network on Malaysia’s 14th General Election was also analyzed. The results
showed that the contact rate between active Twitter users and the transmission node as
well as the carrying capacity of the Twitter network has significant influence in the
electoral campaign.

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Item Type: Research Reports
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Mohd Noor, Noor Syamsiah
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Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information technology. Information systems
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunication > Wireless communication systems. Mobile communication systems. Access control
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis > Arau Campus > Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Keywords: susceptible-infected-recovered (SIR) ; twitter ; electoral campaigns ; communicate ; information spreads
Date: 15 October 2019
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26165
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