Exploration of Researchers’ Social Network for Discovering Communities

  • Ryutaro Ichise
  • Hideaki Takeda
  • Kosuke Ueyama
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4012)


The research community plays a very important role in helping researchers undertake new research topics. The authors propose a community mining system that helps to find communities of researchers by using bibliography data. The basic concept of this system is to provide interactive visualization of communities both local and global communities. We implemented this concept using actual bibliography data and present a case study using the proposed system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryutaro Ichise
    • 1
  • Hideaki Takeda
    • 1
  • Kosuke Ueyama
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of InformaticsTokyoJapan
  2. 2.TRIAX Inc.TokyoJapan

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