Blog Community Discovery and Evolution Based on Mutual Awareness Expansion

  title={Blog Community Discovery and Evolution Based on Mutual Awareness Expansion},
  author={Daniel Crabtree and Peter Andreae and Xiaoying Gao},
  journal={IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'07)},
There are information needs involving costly decisions that cannot be efficiently satisfied through conventional web search engines. Alternately, community centric search can provide multiple viewpoints to facilitate decision making. We propose to discover and model the temporal dynamics of thematic communities based on mutual awareness, where the awareness arises due to observable blogger actions and the expansion of mutual awareness leads to community formation. Given a query, we construct a… CONTINUE READING
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