Web Social Mining [chapter]

Hady W. Lauw, Ee-Peng Lim
2009 Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Third Edition  
With increasing user presence in the Web and Web 2.0, Web social mining becomes an important and challenging task that finds a wide range of new applications relevant to e-commerce and social software. In this article, we describe three Web social mining topics, namely, social network discovery, social network analysis and social network applications. The essential concepts, models and techniques of these Web social mining topics will be surveyed so as to establish the basic foundation for
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doi:10.1081/e-elis3-120043522 fatcat:7e7ajhkhingy7bwhsijm3iu3we