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Twitter Algorithm Can Track Flu Outbreaks
2013-01-29 09:44:34

Computer scientists from around the world have devised algorithms that parse Twitter posts for all kinds of insight and a new one from Johns Hopkins University is showing promising results for tracking the spread of the flu virus across the United States.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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