Structural differences between open and direct communication in an online community

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Most research of online communication focuses on modes of communication that are either open (like forums, bulletin boards, Twitter, etc.) or direct (like emails). In this work, we study a dataset that has both types of communication channels. We relate our findings to theories of social organization and human dynamics. The data comprises 36,492 users of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2014.07.037

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@article{Karimi2014StructuralDB, title={Structural differences between open and direct communication in an online community}, author={Fariba Karimi and Ver{\'o}nica C. Ramenzoni and Petter Holme}, journal={CoRR}, year={2014}, volume={abs/1407.8041} }