Computational Social Network Analysis of Authority in the Blogosphere

  title={Computational Social Network Analysis of Authority in the Blogosphere},
  author={Darko Obradovic},
Social Media have gained more and more importance in many areas of our daily lives. One of the first media types in this field were weblogs, which allow everyone to easily publish content online. For weblogs, the reliable algorithmic detection of importance based on social reputation is still an open issue. In this thesis we attempt to measure this authority with algorithms from the field of Social Network Analysis, which have to be scalable, transparent and thoroughly evaluated. Social… CONTINUE READING


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