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Avvenuti, M., Cresci, S., Del Vigna, F., & Tesconi, M. (2016). Impromptu Crisis Mapping to Prioritize Emergency Response. Computer, 49(5), 28-37.

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To visualize post-emergency damage, a crisis-mapping system uses readily available semantic annotators, a machine-learning classifier to analyze relevant tweets, and interactive maps to rank extracted situational information. The system was validated against data from two recent disasters in Italy.