1;3409;0c A peek into the future: predicting the evolution of popularity in user generated content

A peek into the future: predicting the evolution of popularity in user generated content

Proceedings of the sixth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining, 2013
Pages: 607-616DOI: 10.1145/2433396.2433473

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Content popularity prediction finds application in many areas, including media advertising, content caching, movie revenue estimation, traffic management and macro-economic trends forecasting, to name a few. However, predicting this popularity is difficult due to, among others, the effects of external phenomena, the influence of context such as locality and relevance to users,and the difficulty of forecasting information cascades.