Rumor restriction in Online Social Networks

  title={Rumor restriction in Online Social Networks},
  author={Songsong Li and Yuqing Zhu and Deying Li and Donghyun Kim and Hejiao Huang},
  journal={2013 IEEE 32nd International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC)},
Online Social Networks (OSNs) have recently emerged as an effective medium for information sharing. Unfortunately, it has been frequently observed that malicious rumors being spread over an OSN are not controllable, and this is not desirable. This paper proposes a new problem, namely the γ - k rumor restriction problem, whose goal is, given a social network, to find a set S of nodes with k protectors (γ * k protectors from the contaminated set, and (1 - γ) * k protectors from the decontaminated… CONTINUE READING
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