Measuring User Influence on Twitter Using Modified K-Shell Decomposition

  title={Measuring User Influence on Twitter Using Modified K-Shell Decomposition},
  author={Phil Brown and Junlan Feng},
  booktitle={The Social Mobile Web},
Social influence can be described as power the ability of a person to influence the thoughts or actions of others. Identifying influential users on online social networks such as Twitter has been actively studied recently. In this paper, we investigate a modified k-shell decomposition algorithm for computing user influence on Twitter. The input to this algorithm is the connection graph between users as defined by the follower relationship. User influence is measured by the k-shell level, which… CONTINUE READING
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