Mining Social Networks from Linked Open Data

  • Raji GhawiEmail author
  • Jürgen Pfeffer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11530)


The richness and openness of Linked Open Data (LOD) make them invaluable resources of information, and create new opportunities for many areas of application. In this paper, we address the exploitation of LOD by utilizing SPARQL queries in order to extract social networks of entities. This enables the application of techniques from Social Network Analysis to study social interactions among entities, providing deep insights into their latent social structure.


LOD SNA RDF SPARQL algebra Extraction patterns 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bavarian School of Public PolicyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany

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