eBook Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends: Techniques and Applications, 1st Edition

  • I-Hsien Ting
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  • ISBN-10: 1613505140
  • ISBN-13: 9781613505144
  • DDC: 302.30285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 501 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Social network analysis dates back to the early 20th century, with initial studies focusing on small group behavior from a sociological perspective. The emergence of the Internet and subsequent increase in the use of online social networking applications has caused a shift in the approach to this field. Faced with complex, large datasets, researchers need new methods and tools for collecting, processing, and mining social network data. SOCIAL NETWORK MINING, ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH TRENDS: TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS covers current research trends in the area of social networks analysis and mining. Containing research from experts in the social network analysis and mining communities, as well as practitioners from social science, business, and computer science, this book proposes new measures, methods, and techniques in social networks analysis and also presents applications and case studies in this changing field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introduction and Surveys of Social Networks Mining and Analysis.
2: Social Multimedia Mining: Trends and Opportunities in Areas of Social and Communication Studies.
3: A Study of Homophily on Social Media.
4: Sociocognitive Inquiry.
5: Community Discovery: From Web Pages to Social Networks.
6: Measures, Methods and Techniques in Social Networks Mining and Analysis.
7: Large Scale Graph Mining with MapReduce: Diameter Estimation and Eccentricity Plots of Massive Graphs with Mining Applications.
8: Social Network Inspired Approach to Intelligent Monitoring of Intelligence Data.
9: Detecting Pharmaceutical Spam in Microblog Messages.
10: Exploiting Social Annotations for Resource Classification.
11: Social Network Construction in the Information Age: Views and Perspectives.
12: Dynamics and Evolutional Patterns of Social Networks.
13: Modeling Customer Behavior with Analytical Profiles.
14: Social Search and Personalization through Demographic Filtering.
15: Applications and Case Studies in Social Networks Mining and Analysis.
16: Mining Organizations' Networks: Multi-Level Approach.
17: Universal Dynamics on Complex Networks, Really? A Comparison of Two Real-World Networks That Cross Structural Paths … but Ever So Differently.
18: A Social Network Model for Understanding Technology Use for Knowledge-Intensive Workers.
19: Social Recommendations: Mentor and Leader Detection to Alleviate the Cold-Start Problem in Collaborative Filtering.
20: Capturing Market Mavens among Advergamers: A Case of Mobile-Based Social Networking Site in Japan.
21: Semantic-Awareness for a Useful Digital Life.
22: The Comparability of Event-Related and General Social Support.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.