Identifying focal patterns in social networks

  title={Identifying focal patterns in social networks},
  author={Fatih Sen and Rolf T. Wigand and Nitin Agarwal and Debanjan Mahata and Halil Bisgin},
  journal={2012 Fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN)},
Identifying authoritative individuals is a well-known approach in extracting actionable knowledge, known as “Knowledge Representation”, in a social network. Previous researches suggest measures to identify influential individuals, however, such individuals might not represent the appropriate context (relationships, interactions, etc.). For example, it is nearly an impossible task for a single individual to organize a mass protest of the scale of Occupy Wall Street. Similarly, other events such… CONTINUE READING

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