Forcoa.NET: An interactive tool for exploring the significance of authorship networks in DBLP data

Zdenek Horak, Milos Kudelka, Vaclav Snasel, Ajith Abraham, Hana Rezankova
2011 2011 International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN)  
This paper presents an online analysis tool called Forcoa.NET, which is built over the DBLP dataset of publications from the field of computer science. The developed tool is focused on the analysis and visualization of the co-authorship relationship based on the intensity and topic of joint publications. The visualization of co-authorship networks allows to describe the author and his/her current surroundings while still incorporating the historical aspect. The analysis is based on using the
more » ... sed on using the forgetting function to hold the information relevant to the selected date. After this analysis, we are capable of computing several measures, which can describe different aspects of user behaviour from the point of view of scientific social network.
doi:10.1109/cason.2011.6085955 dblp:conf/cason/HorakKSAR11 fatcat:uyzght2wpvdqph5vcov6bzvlyq