Using Infographics to Represent Meaning on Social Media

  • Erick López-OrnelasEmail author
  • Saúl Hermilio Sánchez Hernández
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9742)


In this paper we focus on the automatic creation of infographics based on automatic extraction of tweets. To achieve this goal, we define a model where five types of information can be represented: spatial, chronological, quantitative, hierarchical, and contextual or, as is usually the case, a combination of all five. To demonstrate the suitability of this approach a prototype was generated in order to create automatic infographics without any user assistance.


Twitter Social Media Infographics Visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erick López-Ornelas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Saúl Hermilio Sánchez Hernández
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Technology Department and Theory and Design Processes DepartmentUniversidad Autónoma MetropolitanaCuajimalpaMexico

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