Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

pp 177-189

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Collective Intelligence, Overview

  • Dr. Yiannis KompatsiarisAffiliated withInformation Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
  • , Dr. Sotiris DiplarisAffiliated withInformation Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
  • , Dr. Symeon PapadopoulosAffiliated withInformation Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

Synonyms

Emergent semantics; Social media analysis

Glossary

Graph

A set of nodes and edges connecting the nodes

Network

A graph that assigns some semantics to the nodes and kind of interaction for the links

SNA

social network analysis is the study of social network characteristics and dynamics

Data mining

Extracting implicit information from a domain

Community detection

A class of network analysis algorithms that identify groups of nodes that are densely connected

Multimodal

A kind of analysis involving more than one media or metadata types (e.g., text, image, geo-location)

UGC

User-generated content, multimedia content (image, text) that is created/captured by casual users and shared online

Definition

Recent advances of Web technologies have effectively turned ordinary people into active members of the Web: casual users act as codevelopers, and their interactions and collaborations with each other have added a new social dimension on Web data. For example, Wikipedia (

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