Social network mining
As we mentioned before, data mining finds a model on data and the mining of social network finds the model on graph data in which the social network is represented.
Social network mining is one application of web data mining; the popular applications are social sciences and bibliometry, PageRank and HITS, shortcomings of the coarse-grained graph model, enhanced models and techniques, evaluation of topic distillation, and measuring and modeling the Web.
When it comes to the discussion of social networks, you will think of Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and so on. The essential characteristics of a social network are as follows:
- There is a collection of entities that participate in the network. Typically, these entities ...