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M. Esteve Del Valle, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies and Journalism
M. Esteve Del Valle, PhD
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AUTOMATED ANALYSIS OF ONLINE BEHAVIOR ON SOCIAL MEDIA (2017- ) 

Funded by:
  • Center for Digital Humanities and RIS/Data Science Centre (20,000 €)
  • Netherlands eScience Center (24,750 €)
Abstract:
  • This project studies which discursive practices politicians and journalists use on Twitter and how these have changed, and to what extent institutional difference between agents still matter, or even exist, now they all have the power to publish on social media.
Researchers: 
  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Marcel Broersma (University of Groningen)
  • Co-Applicant: Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle (University of Groningen)
  • Researchers: Herbert Kruitbosch (Data Scientist- Center for Information Technology, University of Groningen)

PROJECT DEMOC 2017: DELIBERATION IN ONLINE PARTICIPATORY PLATFORMS (2017-)

Funded by:
  • Generalitat de Catalunya (10,800 €)
Abstract:
  • This project studies the characteristics of the deliberation taking place in the online participatory platforms and their related social networking sites of 9 Catalan municipalities (Barcelona, Badalona, Gavà, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Mataró, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Calafell, Reus, Sabadell, Terrassa and Sant Cugat).
Researchers: 
  • Principal Investigator: Rosa Borge Bravo (Open University of Catalonia)
  • Researchers: Albert Padró-Solanet (Open University of Catalonia) and Joan Balcells (Open University of Catalonia).
  • Collaborator: Marc Esteve Del Valle (University of Groningen)

PLATFORM POP: SPOTIFY'S ROLE AS AN INTERMEDIARY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY (2017- )

Funded by:
  • Center for Digital Humanities and RIS/Data Science Centre (20,000 €)
Abstract:
  • This projects investigates the types of artists and playlists that Spotify promotes through Twitter, and how they promote them. It employs machine learning to analyze the content of the tweets of the Spotify Twitter account and a statistical analyses to understand what type of playlists Spotify promotes and how these playlists are promoted. It combines this with a social network analysis of the intensity of the communication flows between the Spotify’s Twitter account and the major record labels or independent artists.
Researchers: 
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Prey (University of Groningen)
  • Co-Applicant: Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle (University of Groningen)
  • Researchers:  Leslie Zwerwer and Dimitrious Soudis (Data Scientists- Center for Information Technology, University of Groningen)

LEARNING ANALYTICS FOR THE SOCIAL MEDIA AGE (2013-)

Funded by:
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ($478,622)
Abstract:
  •  This major five-year (2013-2018) research initiative is designed to address the question “How do social media networks influence educational models?” The project involves developing novel learning analytics for the social media age. One of the primary goals of this initiative is to devise new theoretical and technical solutions that will help educators and researchers to study learning processes in social media. Another goal of the initiative is to provide educators and learners with tools that will help them to determine whether their particular use of social media is beneficial to their teaching or learning.
Researchers:
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd (Ryerson University); Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite (Syracuse University); Dr. Luanne Freund (University of British Columbia)
  • Doctoral Students: Drew Paulin (University of Berkley); Sarah Gilbert (University of British Columbia); Jammes Lannigan (University of Toronto)
  • Collaborators: Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle (University of Groningen); Dr. Mark Klein (MIT); Dr. Regina Collins (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Last modified:15 July 2018 12.37 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Department of Media Studies and Journalism

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1313-0012
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