Research

Publications

  • Neiger, B., Thackeray, R., Burton, S., Giraud-Carrier, C., Fagen, M. (2013). Evaluating Social Media’s Capacity to Develop Engaged Audiences in Health Promotion Settings: Use of Twitter Metrics as a Case Study. Health Promotion Practice (In press).
  • Burton, Scott H., Morris, Richard G., Giraud-Carrier, Christophe G., West, Joshua H., Thackeray, Rosemary. (2012). Mining Useful Association Rules from Questionnaire Data. Intelligent Data Analysis 18(3) (In press).
  • Burton, Scott H., Tanner, Kesler W., Giraud-Carrier, Christophe G., West, Joshua H., Barnes, Michael D. (2012). “Right Time, Right Place” Health Communication on Twitter: Value and Accuracy of Location Information. Journal of Medical Internet Research 14(6):e156.
  • Burton, Scott H., Tanner, Kesler W., Giraud-Carrier, Christophe G. (2012). Leveraging Social Networks for Anytime-Anyplace Health Information. Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics 1(4):173-181.
  • Morris, Richard G., Burton, Scott H., Bodily, Paul M., Ventura, Dan A. (2012). Soup Over Bean of Pure Joy: Culinary Ruminations of an Artificial Chef. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Creativity 2012, pages 119-125.
  • Burton, S., Morris, R., Hansen, J., Dimond, M., Giraud-Carrier, C., West, J., Hanson, C., Barnes, M. (2012). Public Health Community Mining in YouTube. In Proceedings of the Second ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012), pages 119-125.
  • Burton, Scott H., Bodily, Paul M., Morris, Richard G., Knutson, Charles D., Krein, Jonathan L. (2011). Design Team Perception of Development Team Composition: Implications for Conway’s Law. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Replication in Empirical Software Engineering Research (RESER 2011).
  • Burton, Scott H. Coping With the Curse of Dimensionality by Combining Linear Programming and Reinforcement Learning. Utah State University. 2010. (Masters Thesis) [full text]
Peer-reviewed Abstracts and Oral Presentations

  • Jashinsky, J., Argyle, T., Burton, S., Hanson, C.L., West, J., Giraud-Carrier, C., Barnes, M. (2013). Tracking Suicide Risk Factors through Twitter in the U.S. To present at the Digital Health Communication Extravaganza (DHCX), Orlando, FL., February 21, 2013.
  • Hanson, C., West, J., Burton, S., Giraud-Carrier, C. (2012). Mining Prevention-Related Methamphetamine YouTube Videos: Exploring the Influence of Sensation Value and Appeal on Engagement and Video Social Capital. Presented at the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 63rd Annual Meeting, Mining Golden Opportunities: Health Education Policy, Research & Practice, San Francisco, CA.
  • Burton, S., Pant, U., Giraud-Carrier, C., West, J., Hanson, C., Barnes, M. (2012). Public Health Community Mining in YouTube. Presented at the Digital Health Communication Extravaganza (DHCX), Orlando, FL.
  • Burton, Scott H., Giraud-Carrier, Christophe G. (2012). Enabling Public Health Surveillance in Online Social Media through Data Mining. Doctoral Consortium at the ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, Miami, FL.
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