HOCTracker: Tracking the Evolution of Hierarchical and Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Social Networks

@article{Bhat2015HOCTrackerTT,
  title={HOCTracker: Tracking the Evolution of Hierarchical and Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Social Networks},
  author={Sajid Yousuf Bhat and Muhammad Abulaish},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={1019-1013}
}
In this paper, we propose a unified framework, HOCTracker, for tracking the evolution of hierarchical and overlapping communities in online social networks. Unlike most of the dynamic community detection methods, HOCTracker adapts a preliminary community structure towards dynamic changes in social networks using a novel density-based approach for detecting… CONTINUE READING