Content-Based Similarity of Twitter Users

  • Stefano Mizzaro
  • Marco Pavan
  • Ivan Scagnetto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9022)


We propose a method for computing user similarity based on a network representing the semantic relationships between the words occurring in the same tweet and the related topics. We use such specially crafted network to define several user profiles to be compared with cosine similarity. We also describe an initial experimental activity to study the effectiveness on a limited dataset.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Mizzaro
    • 1
  • Marco Pavan
    • 1
  • Ivan Scagnetto
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of UdineUdineItaly

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