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Effectiveness of Diffusing Information through a Social Network in Multiple Phases

Swapnil Dhamal
2018 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)  
In particular, we focus on the independent cascade model with the possibility of adaptively selecting seed nodes in multiple phases based on the observed diffusion in preceding phases, and conduct a detailed  ...  We study the effectiveness of using multiple phases for maximizing the extent of information diffusion through a social network, and present insights while considering various aspects.  ...  IFC/DST-Inria-2016-01/448 "Machine Learning for Network Analytics".  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2018.8647467 dblp:conf/globecom/Dhamal18 fatcat:4jl6apsrozdqhodif6by57e5qq

Effectiveness of Diffusing Information through a Social Network in Multiple Phases [article]

Swapnil Dhamal
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In particular, we focus on the independent cascade model with the possibility of adaptively selecting seed nodes in multiple phases based on the observed diffusion in preceding phases, and conduct a detailed  ...  We study the effectiveness of using multiple phases for maximizing the extent of information diffusion through a social network, and present insights while considering various aspects.  ...  Mondal, Dhamal, and Narahari [17] study the influence maximization problem in two phases, where the first phase is regular diffusion and the second phase is boosted using referral incentives.  ... 
arXiv:1802.08869v1 fatcat:hoo7bvowzjfwhlqj4jo2mo6sky

Boosting Information Spread: An Algorithmic Approach

Yishi Lin, Wei Chen, John C. S. Lui
2018 IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems  
The majority of influence maximization (IM) studies focus on targeting influential seeders to trigger substantial information spread in social networks.  ...  Experiments using real social networks and synthetic bidirected trees verify the efficiency and effectiveness of the proposed algorithms.  ...  to consumers in the social network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcss.2018.2800398 fatcat:j7vknvpxcrdkzbfwzwrxfyu7aa

Boosting Information Spread: An Algorithmic Approach

Yishi Lin, Wei Chen, John C.S. Lui
2017 2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)  
The majority of influence maximization (IM) studies focus on targeting influential seeders to trigger substantial information spread in social networks.  ...  We conduct extensive experiments using real social networks demonstrating the efficiency and effectiveness of our proposed algorithms.  ...  to consumers in the social network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icde.2017.137 dblp:conf/icde/LinCL17 fatcat:i45onvlz2fevvedddekp5pzfoq

Influence Maximization with Spontaneous User Adoption

Lichao Sun, Albert Chen, Philip S. Yu, Wei Chen
2020 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining  
Under the SAIC model, we study three influence maximization problems: (a) boosted influence maximization (BIM) aims to maximize the total influence spread from both self-activated nodes and selected seeds  ...  may be self activated besides being selected as seeds, and influence propagates from both selected seeds and self activated nodes.  ...  INTRODUCTION Influence maximization is the task of finding a small set of seed nodes to generate the largest possible influence spread in a social network [15] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3336191.3371791 dblp:conf/wsdm/SunCYC20 fatcat:pme3eq3amndl3epyl52pm3fqya

Measuring transnational social fields through binational link-tracing sampling

Marian-Gabriel Hâncean, Miranda Jessica Lubbers, José Luis Molina, Floriana Gargiulo
2021 PLoS ONE  
This paper describes our contributions to this methodology and its empirical implementation, and evaluates the features of the resulting networks (sample), with the aim to guide future research.  ...  We performed 303 face-to-face structured interviews on sociodemographic variables, migration trajectories and personal networks of people living in a Romanian migration sending community (Dâmbovița) and  ...  We also thank Bianca-Elena Mihăilă and Laura Trandafir for their support in the resizing and improving the resolution of the figures.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0253042 pmid:34125853 pmcid:PMC8202912 fatcat:w2zrkxgnzbgzhofza6edgm6ike

Share2Quit: Web-Based Peer-Driven Referrals for Smoking Cessation

Rajani S Sadasivam, Erik M Volz, Rebecca L Kinney, Sowmya R Rao, Thomas K Houston
2013 JMIR Research Protocols  
We will begin our chain referrals with an initial recruitment of former and current smokers as seeds (initial participants) who will be trained to refer current smokers from their social network using  ...  In turn, these newly referred smokers will also be provided the tools to refer other smokers from their social networks.  ...  The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.2786 pmid:24067329 pmcid:PMC3786127 fatcat:l3mvxcelc5bvzjbkc3sf4mv3mm

Influence Maximization with Spontaneous User Adoption [article]

Lichao Sun, Albert Chen, Philip S. Yu, Wei Chen
2020 arXiv   pre-print
self-activated nodes; and (b) boosted preemptive influence maximization (BPIM), which aims to select k seeds that are guaranteed to be activated and can reach the most number of nodes before other self-activated  ...  It also leads to two new forms of optimization problems: (a) preemptive influence maximization (PIM), which aims to find k nodes that, if self-activated, can reach the most number of nodes before other  ...  INTRODUCTION Influence maximization is the task of finding a small set of seed nodes to generate the largest possible influence spread in a social network [15] .  ... 
arXiv:1906.02296v4 fatcat:3ize7lb6pvgwlbzp5uz47vq2eq

Boosting Information Spread: An Algorithmic Approach [article]

Yishi Lin, Wei Chen, John C.S. Lui
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The majority of influence maximization (IM) studies focus on targeting influential seeders to trigger substantial information spread in social networks.  ...  We conduct extensive experiments using real social networks and synthetic bidirected trees.  ...  to consumers in the social network.  ... 
arXiv:1602.03111v3 fatcat:75zjwnmarvbxnopk52nzzwdfwe

Cost effective campaigning in social networks

Bhushan Kotnis, Joy Kuri
2016 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
A popular method of promoting a product or even an idea is incentivizing individuals to evangelize the idea vigorously by providing them with referral rewards in the form of discounts, cash backs, or social  ...  Campaigners are increasingly using online social networking platforms for promoting products, ideas and information.  ...  Conclusion and Future Work To summarize, we studied the problem of maximizing information spreading in a social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.physa.2015.12.127 fatcat:i535tgmfr5e4thb7ygh3uw6see

Design and methods of a social network isolation study for reducing respiratory infection transmission: The eX-FLU cluster randomized trial

Allison E. Aiello, Amanda M. Simanek, Marisa C. Eisenberg, Alison R. Walsh, Brian Davis, Erik Volz, Caroline Cheng, Jeanette J. Rainey, Amra Uzicanin, Hongjiang Gao, Nathaniel Osgood, Dylan Knowles (+3 others)
2016 Epidemics  
Here we describe the design, methods, and social network structure of a randomized intervention for isolating respiratory infection cases in a university setting over a 10-week period.  ...  Methodology/principal findings: 590 students in six residence halls enrolled in the eX-FLU study during a chain-referral recruitment process from September 2012-January 2013.  ...  participants for their help with this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2016.01.001 pmid:27266848 pmcid:PMC4903923 fatcat:rblpnld6qrgxzcdwtyt62ei33e

Urban Network Economics and the Environment: Insights and Perspectives

Sergio Currarini, Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni
2014 Social Science Research Network  
and (iii) core-periphery architectures, which are networks where a subset of nodes -the core -is linked to all nodes in the network and the rest of the nodes are only linked to nodes in the core (a special  ...  Recent research in the field of network economics has shown how explicitly modelling the network structure of social and economic relations can provide significant theoretical insights, as well as account  ...  The incentives to form or delete a link may well not align with social incentives, as the formation only requires the consent of the two interested nodes, and the deletion often only requires the consent  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2391267 fatcat:jkakth4wufg2hairn3dqy5j3bm

Implications of Results [chapter]

Andreas Kemper
2009 Contributions to Management Science  
From a complex networks perspective, a seed marketing strategy intends to foster the social interactions of the nodes in the customer network based on personal referrals by opinion leader.  ...  phase, and establish customer loyalty in the decline phase.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-7908-2367-7_16 fatcat:j66alw5rsbcapjrnvajwkaxpoi

Network Economics and the Environment: Insights and Perspectives

Sergio Currarini, Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni
2013 Social Science Research Network  
characterized by a multiplicity of sources, the role of social networks in multi-level environmental governance, infrastructural networks in the access to and use of natural resources such as oil and  ...  natural gas, the use of networks to describe the internal structure of inter-country relations in international agreements, and the formation of bilateral "links" in the process of building up an environmental  ...  The incentives to form or delete a link may well not align with social incentives, as the formation only requires the consent of the two interested nodes, and the deletion often only requires the consent  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2637277 fatcat:2nkqr7jwdngorf6h2xrwmkzwf4

Network Economics and the Environment: Insights and Perspectives

Sergio Currarini, Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni
2015 Environmental and Resource Economics  
characterized by a multiplicity of sources, the role of social networks in multi-level environmental governance, infrastructural networks in the access to and use of natural resources such as oil and  ...  natural gas, the use of networks to describe the internal structure of inter-country relations in international agreements, and the formation of bilateral "links" in the process of building up an environmental  ...  The incentives to form or delete a link may well not align with social incentives, as the formation only requires the consent of the two interested nodes, and the deletion often only requires the consent  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10640-015-9953-6 fatcat:bxcayyfeqranjb4x6grani7oky
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