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Python Social Media Analytics by Michal Krystyanczuk, Siddhartha Chatterjee

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Understanding relationships between our own topics

The aim of this part of the analysis is to answer a few questions about the topics that we are interested in on Pinterest:

  • What are the most important topics (central or main topic) by direct connections?
  • What are the topics which are most connected with others?
  • What are the topic hubs? Or how important is the topic in terms of connecting other topics?
  • What are the most important topics (central or main topic) by indirect connections?

To answer the preceding questions we are going to use a concept in graph theory and network analysis called centrality.

Centrality is essentially metrics that allow you to identify the most important vertices or nodes within a graph structure. Centrality is ...

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