FINDING EVIDENCE OF COMMUNITY FROM BLOGGING CO-CITATIONS : A SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYTIC APPROACH

@inproceedings{Chin2005FINDINGEO,
  title={FINDING EVIDENCE OF COMMUNITY FROM BLOGGING CO-CITATIONS : A SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYTIC APPROACH},
  author={Alvin Chin},
  year={2005}
}
In this paper, we examine the problem of evaluating communities in blogs. We describe the construction and instrumentation of a research blog (on Canadian independent music) designed as a tool for measuring community effects in blogging. We then identify a number of measures concerning strength and type of communities. Using research results from sociology and psychology concerning how communities grow and function, as well as clustering algorithms from the physical and applied sciences, we… CONTINUE READING

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