Analyzing and Grounding Social Interaction in Online and Offline Networks

  • Martin Atzmueller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8726)


In social network analysis, there are a variety of options for investigating social interactions. This paper reviews our recent work on analyzing and grounding social interactions in online and offline networks considering distributional semantics, structural network correlation and network inter-dependencies. Specifically, we focus on the analysis of user relatedness, community structure, and relations on online and offline networks. We discuss findings and results that justify the use of even implicitly accruing social interaction networks for the analysis of user-relatedness, community structure, etc. Furthermore, we provide insights into recent work on analyzing and grounding offline social networks.


social network analysis social interaction networks mining social media distributional semantics community structure social distributional hypothesis 


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  • Martin Atzmueller
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  1. 1.Knowledge and Data Engineering GroupUniversity of KasselKasselGermany

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