An open source social media data mining software (event detection + influence analysis)

Contributors: Adrien Guille, Farrokh Ghamsary

An early version of this software is described in the following paper:

Adrien Guille, Cécile Favre, Hakim Hacid, Djamel A. Zighed (2013) 
SONDY: an open source platform for social dynamics mining and analysis.
In proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2013),
pp. 1005-1008, DOI: 10.1145/2463676.2463694

Please cite this paper when using the application.

Getting the binary release

Binary releases of SONDY are available on this page. SONDY requires Java 8u40+.


For help about how to use SONDY, take a look at the wiki on GitHub


Data manipulation

Event detection

Influence analysis

Required library

In order to be able to run SONDY from the sources, you should download the Stanford CoreNLP library at:, and add stanford-corenlp-1.3.x-models.jar into the lib/ directory of SONDY. This file is already included in the binary releases of SONDY.