Mobile call graphs: beyond power-law and lognormal distributions

@inproceedings{Seshadri2008MobileCG,
  title={Mobile call graphs: beyond power-law and lognormal distributions},
  author={Mukund Seshadri and Sridhar Machiraju and Ashwin Sridharan and Jean-Chrysostome Bolot and Christos Faloutsos and Jure Leskovec},
  booktitle={KDD},
  year={2008}
}
We analyze a massive social network, gathered from the records of a large mobile phone operator, with more than a million users and tens of millions of calls. We examine the distributions of the number of phone calls per customer; the total talk minutes per customer; and the distinct number of calling partners per customer. We find that these distributions are skewed, and that they significantly deviate from what would be expected by power-law and lognormal distributions. To analyze our… CONTINUE READING
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