Released on 2013-01-31Categories Computers

Social Media Mining and Social Network Analysis: Emerging Research

Social Media Mining and Social Network Analysis: Emerging Research

Author: Xu, Guandong

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466628076

Category: Computers

Page: 347

View: 922

Social Media Mining and Social Network Analysis: Emerging Research highlights the advancements made in social network analysis and social web mining and its influence in the fields of computer science, information systems, sociology, organization science discipline and much more. This collection of perspectives on developmental practice is useful for industrial practitioners as well as researchers and scholars.
Released on 2018-05-02Categories Computers

Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

Author: Reda Alhajj

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493971301

Category: Computers

Page: 3431

View: 865

Social Network Analysis and Mining Encyclopedia (ESNAM) is the first major reference work to integrate fundamental concepts and research directions in the areas of social networks and applications to data mining. The second edition of ESNAM is a truly outstanding reference appealing to researchers, practitioners, instructors and students (both undergraduate and graduate), as well as the general public. This updated reference integrates all basics concepts and research efforts under one umbrella. Coverage has been expanded to include new emerging topics such as crowdsourcing, opinion mining, and sentiment analysis. Revised content of existing material keeps the encyclopedia current. The second edition is intended for college students as well as public and academic libraries. It is anticipated to continue to stimulate more awareness of social network applications and research efforts. The advent of electronic communication, and in particul ar on-line communities, have created social networks of hitherto unimaginable sizes. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of this unique field, the essential contributions of diverse disciplines, from computer science, mathematics, and statistics to sociology and behavioral science, are described among the 300 authoritative yet highly readable entries. Students will find a world of information and insight behind the familiar façade of the social networks in which they participate. Researchers and practitioners will benefit from a comprehensive perspective on the methodologies for analysis of constructed networks, and the data mining and machine learning techniques that have proved attractive for sophisticated knowledge discovery in complex applications. Also addressed is the application of social network methodologies to other domains, such as web networks and biological networks.
Released on 2018-09-17Categories Social Science

Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities in Computational Social Network Analysis and Mining

Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities in Computational Social Network Analysis and Mining

Author: Nitin Agarwal

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319941059

Category: Social Science

Page: 278

View: 325

The contributors in this book share, exchange, and develop new concepts, ideas, principles, and methodologies in order to advance and deepen our understanding of social networks in the new generation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enabled by Web 2.0, also referred to as social media, to help policy-making. This interdisciplinary work provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students from sociology, behavioral science, computer science, psychology, cultural studies, information systems, operations research and communication to share, exchange, learn, and develop new concepts, ideas, principles, and methodologies. Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities in Computational Social Network Analysis and Mining will be of interest to researchers, practitioners, and graduate students from the various disciplines listed above. The text facilitates the dissemination of investigations of the dynamics and structure of web based social networks. The book can be used as a reference text for advanced courses on Social Network Analysis, Sociology, Communication, Organization Theory, Cyber-anthropology, Cyber-diplomacy, and Information Technology and Justice.
Released on 2014-01-31Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

New Media and Communication Across Religions and Cultures

New Media and Communication Across Religions and Cultures

Author: Nahon-Serfaty, Isaac

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466650367

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 488

"This book offers a unique opportunity in both the social sciences, humanities, and communication fields to provide concrete concepts and notions in the areas of inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue"--
Released on 2013-06-30Categories Computers

Data Mining in Dynamic Social Networks and Fuzzy Systems

Data Mining in Dynamic Social Networks and Fuzzy Systems

Author: Bhatnagar, Vishal

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466642140

Category: Computers

Page: 412

View: 233

Many organizations, whether in the public or private sector, have begun to take advantage of the tools and techniques used for data mining. Utilizing data mining tools, these organizations are able to reveal the hidden and unknown information from available data. Data Mining in Dynamic Social Networks and Fuzzy Systems brings together research on the latest trends and patterns of data mining tools and techniques in dynamic social networks and fuzzy systems. With these improved modern techniques of data mining, this publication aims to provide insight and support to researchers and professionals concerned with the management of expertise, knowledge, information, and organizational development.
Released on 2018-07-27Categories Political Science

Environmental Awareness and the Role of Social Media

Environmental Awareness and the Role of Social Media

Author: Narula, Sumit

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522552925

Category: Political Science

Page: 252

View: 122

Social media has quickly become one of the most effective tools in reaching masses of people. As environmental issues are becoming more prevalent and frequently acknowledged, social media is playing an important role in sharing various environmental problems as well as suitable solutions. Environmental Awareness and the Role of Social Media is an essential reference source for individuals seeking to raise awareness of environmental issues through social media platforms. The book examines social media’s use in disaster awareness, sustainability promotion, and marketing environmentally friendly products from an international perspective. This book is an excellent resource for environmentalists, environmental activists, scientists, public figures, policy makers, academicians, and individuals interested in research focused on the impact of social media on issues that affect the entire planet.
Released on 2017-08-22Categories Business & Economics

Highlighting the Importance of Big Data Management and Analysis for Various Applications

Highlighting the Importance of Big Data Management and Analysis for Various Applications

Author: Mohammad Moshirpour

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319602554

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

View: 191

This book addresses the impacts of various types of services such as infrastructure, platforms, software, and business processes that cloud computing and Big Data have introduced into business. Featuring chapters which discuss effective and efficient approaches in dealing with the inherent complexity and increasing demands in data science, a variety of application domains are covered. Various case studies by data management and analysis experts are presented in these chapters. Covered applications include banking, social networks, bioinformatics, healthcare, transportation and criminology. Highlighting the Importance of Big Data Management and Analysis for Various Applications will provide the reader with an understanding of how data management and analysis are adapted to these applications. This book will appeal to researchers and professionals in the field.
Released on 2018-02-23Categories Computers

Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric

Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric

Author: Danesi, Marcel

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522556237

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 944

The study of symbols has long been considered a necessary field to unravel concealed meanings in symbols and images. These methods have since established themselves as staples in various fields of psychology, anthropology, computer science, and cognitive science. Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric is a critical academic publication that examines communication through images and symbols and the methods by which researchers and scientists analyze these images and symbols. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as material culture, congruity theory, and social media, this publication is geared toward academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on images, symbols, and how to analyze them.
Released on 2014-03-31Categories Political Science

Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for Media Airwaves: The Age of Terroredia

Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for Media Airwaves: The Age of Terroredia

Author: Eid, Mahmoud

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466657779

Category: Political Science

Page: 347

View: 315

Terroredia is a newly coined term by the editor, Dr. Mahmoud Eid, to explain the phenomenal, yet under-researched relationship between terrorists and media professionals in which acts of terrorism and media coverage are exchanged, influenced, and fueled by one another. Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for Media Airwaves: The Age of Terroredia provides a timely and thorough discussion on a wide range of issues surrounding terrorism in relation to both traditional and new media. Comprised of insights and research from leading experts in the fields of terrorism and media studies, this publication presents various topics relating to Terroredia: understanding of terrorism and the role of the media, terrorism manifestations and media representations of terrorism, types of terrorism and media stereotypes of terrorism, terrorism tactics and media strategies, the war on terrorism, the function of terrorism and the employment of the media, new terrorism and new media, contemporary cases of terrorist-media interactions, the rationality behind terrorism and counterterrorism, as well as the responsibility of the media. This publication is of interest to government officials, media professionals, researchers, and upper-level students interested in learning more about the complex relationship between terrorism and the media.
Released on 2016-02-09Categories Political Science

(R)evolutionizing Political Communication through Social Media

(R)evolutionizing Political Communication through Social Media

Author: Deželan, Tomaž

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466698802

Category: Political Science

Page: 333

View: 857

Online platforms have widened the availability for citizen engagement and opportunities for politicians to interact with their constituents. The increasing use of these technologies has transformed methods of governmental communication in online and offline environments. (R)evolutionizing Political Communications through Social Media offers crucial perspectives on the utilization of online social networks in political discourse and how these alterations have affected previous modes of correspondence. Highlighting key issues through theoretical foundations and pertinent case studies, this book is a pivotal reference source for researchers, professionals, upper-level students, and consultants interested in the influence of emerging technologies in the political arena.
Released on 2016-07-13Categories Computers

Collaborative Filtering Using Data Mining and Analysis

Collaborative Filtering Using Data Mining and Analysis

Author: Bhatnagar, Vishal

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522504900

Category: Computers

Page: 309

View: 952

Internet usage has become a normal and essential aspect of everyday life. Due to the immense amount of information available on the web, it has become obligatory to find ways to sift through and categorize the overload of data while removing redundant material. Collaborative Filtering Using Data Mining and Analysis evaluates the latest patterns and trending topics in the utilization of data mining tools and filtering practices. Featuring emergent research and optimization techniques in the areas of opinion mining, text mining, and sentiment analysis, as well as their various applications, this book is an essential reference source for researchers and engineers interested in collaborative filtering.
Released on 2018-10-19Categories Computers

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Network Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Network Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522575993

Category: Computers

Page: 1857

View: 927

From cloud computing to data analytics, society stores vast supplies of information through wireless networks and mobile computing. As organizations are becoming increasingly more wireless, ensuring the security and seamless function of electronic gadgets while creating a strong network is imperative. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Network Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics highlights the challenges associated with creating a strong network architecture in a perpetually online society. Readers will learn various methods in building a seamless mobile computing option and the most effective means of analyzing big data. This book is an important resource for information technology professionals, software developers, data analysts, graduate-level students, researchers, computer engineers, and IT specialists seeking modern information on emerging methods in data mining, information technology, and wireless networks.