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Gutierrez, ACQ, Lindegger, DJ, Heravi, AT, Stojanov, T, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Mooney, SJ, Naslund, JA, Fadda, M, Gruebner, O (2023) Reproducibility and scientific integrity of big data research in urban public health and digital epidemiology: A call to action, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(2), 1473, ISSN: 1661-7827. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20021473.

Gruebner, O, van Haasteren, A, Hug, A, Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Albanese, E, Naslund, J, Wolf, M, Fadda, M, von Rhein, M (2022) Digital platform uses for help and support seeking of parents with children affected by disabilities: scoping review, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(12), e37972, DOI: 10.2196/37972.

Tušl, M, Thelen, A, Marcus, K, Peters, A, Shalaeva, E, Scheckel, B, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Naslund, JA, Shankardass, K, Mooney, S, Fadda, M, Gruebner, O (2022) Opportunities and challenges of using social media big data to assess mental health consequences of the COVID‑19 crisis and future major events, Discover Mental Health, 2(1), 14, DOI: 10.1007/s44192-022-00017-y.

Morese, R, Gruebner, O, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Fadda, M, Albanese, E (2022) Detecting suicide ideation in the era of social media: the population neuroscience perspective, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 652167, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.652167.

Fadda, M, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Puhan, M, Naslund, J, Mooney, S, Albanese, E, Morese, R, Gruebner, O (2022) Ethical issues of collecting, storing, and analyzing geo-referenced tweets for mental health research, Digital Health, 8, pp.1-8, ISSN: 2055-2076. DOI: 10.1177/20552076221092539.

Angelini, L, Kamali, ME, Mugellini, E, Khaled, OA, Röcke, C, Porcelli, S, Mastropietro, A, Rizzo, G, Boqué, N, Bas, JMD, Palumbo, F, Girolami, M, Crivello, A, Ziylan, C, Subías-Beltrán, P, Orte, S, Standoli, CE, Maldonado, LF, Caon, M, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Guye, S, Andreoni, G (2022) The NESTORE e-coach: designing a multi-domain pathway to well-being in older age, Technologies, 10(2), 50, DOI: 10.3390/technologies10020050.

Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Jackson, T, Onojeharho, E (2022) ‘Are you having a laugh?’: detecting humorous expressions on social media: an exploration of theory, current approaches and future work, International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 21(1), pp.115-137, ISSN: 1461-4111. DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2022.121332.

Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Hodgkinson, I, Jackson, T, West, A (2022) The power of emotions: Leveraging user generated content for customer experience management, Journal of Business Research, 144, pp.997-1006, ISSN: 0148-2963. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.02.048.

Oliveira, JS, Ifie, K, Sykora, M, Tsougkou, E, Castro, V, Elayan, S (2021) The effect of emotional positivity of brand-generated social media messages on consumer attention and information sharing, Journal of Business Research, 140, pp.49-61, ISSN: 0148-2963. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.11.063.

Edry, T, Maani, N, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Hswen, Y, Wolf, M, Rinaldi, F, Galea, S, Gruebner, O (2021) Real-time geospatial surveillance of localized emotional stress responses to COVID-19: a proof of concept analysis, Health and Place, 70, 102598, ISSN: 1353-8292. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102598.

Garske, SI, Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Edry, T, Grabenhenrich, LB, Galea, S, Lowe, SR, Gruebner, O (2021) Space-time dependence of emotions on Twitter after a natural disaster, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(10), 5292, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18105292.

Aebi, NJ, De Ridder, D, Ochoa, C, Petrovic, D, Fadda, M, Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Puhan, M, Naslund, JA, Mooney, SJ, Gruebner, O (2021) Can big data be used to monitor the mental health consequences of COVID-19?, International Journal of Public Health, 66, 633451, ISSN: 1661-8556. DOI: 10.3389/ijph.2021.633451.

Oh, D, Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Downey, J (2021) Unpacking uncivil society: incivility and intolerance in the 2018 Irish abortion referendum discussions on Twitter, Nordicom Review, 42(s1), pp.103-118, ISSN: 1403-1108. DOI: 10.2478/nor-2021-0009.

Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Jackson, T (2020) A qualitative analysis of sarcasm, irony and related #hashtags on Twitter, Big Data and Society, 7(2), ISSN: 2053-9517. DOI: 10.1177/2053951720972735.

Kamali, ME, Angelini, L, Caon, M, Carrino, F, Röcke, C, Guye, S, Rizzo, G, Mastropietro, A, Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Kniestedt, I, Ziylan, C, Lettieri, E, Khaled, OA, Mugellini, E (2020) Virtual coaches for older adults' wellbeing: a systematic review, IEEE Access, 8, pp.101884-101902, ISSN: 2169-3536. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2996404.

Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Jackson, T (2020) "His tweets speak for themselves": an analysis of Donald Trump's Twitter behaviour, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies, 15(1), pp.11-35, ISSN: 2327-0071. DOI: 10.18848/2327-0071/cgp/v15i01/11-35.

Sykora, M, Jackson, T, O'Brien, A, Elayan, S (2013) Emotive ontology: extracting fine-grained emotions from terse, informal messages, IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, 8(2), pp.106-118, ISSN: 1646-3692.


Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Perri, N, Jackson, T (2020) Tweeting Brexit: A Computational Analysis of Public Mood During the Brexit Negotiations. In 7th European Conference on Social Media, Larnaca, Cyprus. DOI: 10.34190/ESM.20.043.

Elayan, S, Sykora, M, Shankardass, K, Robertson, C, Feick, R, Shaughnessy, K, Haydn, L, Jackson, T (2020) The Stresscapes Ontology System: Detecting and Measuring Stress on Social Media. In 7th European Conference on Social Media ECSM 2020, Larnaca, Cyprus. DOI: 10.34190/ESM.20.046.

Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Barbour, N, Jackson, T (2020) A Survey of the Ethics of Social Media Analytics. In 7th European Conference on Social Media ECSM 2020, Larnaca, Cyprus. DOI: 10.34190/ESM.20.047.

Stepanek, L, Elayan, S, Sykora, M (2019) Dynamic knowledge sharing within functional uses of substances, products and practices. In , Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM, pp.987-997, ISBN: 9781912764327. DOI: 10.34190/KM.19.184.

Chen, X, Sykora, M, Jackson, T, Elayan, S (2018) What about mood swings? Identifying depression on Twitter with temporal measures of emotions. In WWW 2018 Conference - The Sixth International Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Social Media (SocialNLP 2018), Lyon, France,ISBN: 9781450356404. DOI: 10.1145/3184558.3191624.

Chen, X, Sykora, M, Jackson, T, Elayan, S, Munir, F (2018) Tweeting your mental health: Exploration of different classifiers and features with emotional signals in identifying mental health conditions. In HICCS Hawaii International Conference on Computer Systems, Hawaii,ISBN: 9780998133119. DOI: 10.24251/HICSS.2018.421.

Sykora, M, Jackson, T, Von Lunen, A, Elayan, S, O'Brien, A (2015) The role of visualisations in social media monitoring systems. In European Conference on Social Media - ECSM 2015,, ISBN: 9781910810316.

Sykora, M, Jackson, T, O'Brien, A, Elayan, S, Von Lunen, A (2014) Twitter based analysis of public, fine-grained emotional reactions to significant events. In European Conference on Social Media ECSM 2014, The European Conference on Social Media, pp.540-548, ISBN: 9781910309285.

Sykora, M, Jackson, T, O'Brien, A, Elayan, S (2013) National security and social media monitoring: a presentation of the emotive and related systems. In Proceedings - 2013 European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference, EISIC 2013, pp.172-175, ISBN: 9780769550626. DOI: 10.1109/EISIC.2013.38.

Sykora, M, Jackson, T, O'Brien, A, Elayan, S (2013) Emotive ontology: extracting fine-grained emotions from terse, informal messages. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Intelligent Systems and Agents 2013, ISA 2013, Proceedings of the IADIS European Conference on Data Mining 2013, ECDM 2013, pp.19-26, ISBN: 9789728939939.


Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Angelini, L, Röcke, C, El Kamali, M, Mugellini, E, Guye, S (2021) Understanding Older Adults’ Affect States in Daily Life for Promoting Self-reflection About Mental Wellbeing. In Research for Development, pp.179-193, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-72663-8_11.

Sykora, M, Elayan, S, Jackson, T, O'Brien, A, Lunen, A (2015) Twitter based Analysis of Public, Fine-Grained Emotional Reactions to Significant Events. In Leading Issues in Social Media Research, Acpil, pp.1-10, ISBN: 9781910810224.

Elayan, S (2015) The Arab Mother: Friend or Foe? The Mother-Daughter Relationship in the Contemporary Greater Syrian and Egyptian Feminist Novel. In Experiencing Gender International Approaches, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.186-200, ISBN: 9781443884761.

Elayan, SHH (2015) From Hairy to Hairless: Body Hair Removal as a Ritual Among Women In Arab Cultures. In The Study of Culture Through The Lens of Ritual, pp.69-79, ISBN: 978-90-367-8005-6.


Sykora, M, Jackson, T, Elayan, S (2016) Sentiment Analysis of the Presidential US Election 2016, DOI: 10.17028/rd.lboro.4040589.

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