TITLE

Classification of Twitter Users Based on Following Relations

AUTHOR(S)
Takuya Yamashita; Haruhiko Sato; Satoshi Oyama; Masahito Kurihara
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
International MultiConference of Engineers & Computer Scientists;2013, Vol. 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recently, Twitter which provides both social networking and micro-blogging services has become the focus increasing attention. Twitter has a function called follow which allows a user to subscribe to another user's information transmissions called tweets. Following is assumed to be based on a common interest or a shared attribute. In the following set (the set of Twitter accounts a user is following), if there are many different commonalities, we can consider that users are following each other based on a common attribute and that users in the set can be clustered on the basis of nature of the commonality.
ACCESSION #
97333842

 

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