Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2678
Title: CommunityNetSimulator: Using Simulations to Study Online Community Networks
Authors: Zhang, Jun
Ackerman, M.S.
Adamic, Lada
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Springer London, Dordrecht Amsterdam
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: Communities and Technologies 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 295-321
Series/Report no.: Communities and Technologies
Abstract: Research is proceeding to design new systems and algorithms for online communities, by taking into account their social network characteristics. However, differing network structures and dynamics will affect possible algorithms that attempt to make use of these networks. We lack an understanding of these impacts. In this paper, we present the CommunityNetSimulator (CNS), a simulator that enables the exploration of various network models with social network analysis techniques that are of particular relevance to online communities, especially help-seeking communities. CNS provides substantial capabilities to understand network formation and dynamics and to consider new augmentations for those networks.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 25.1007/978-1-84628-905-7
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2678
ISBN: 978-1-4471-6239-1
metadata.mci.conference.sessiontitle: Full Papers
metadata.mci.conference.location: Michigan State University, USA
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