Read and reply behaviors in a BBS social network

  title={Read and reply behaviors in a BBS social network},
  author={Fei Ding and Yun Liu and Hongyan Cheng and Fei Xiong and Xia-Meng Si and Bo Shen},
  journal={2010 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computer Control},
Understanding user' read and reply behaviors are important both for the study of online social network properties and the modeling of information dissemination and trend prediction. Our dataset is crawled from a famous Chinese BBS social network. By analyzing the read and reply datas of users, we observe that distributions of discussion size and user participation level follow the power-law distribution, agreeing with former empirical and analytical investigations. But the distribution of user… CONTINUE READING