Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2014 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Transforming and Integrating Social Networks and Social Media Data

  • Mauro San Martín
  • Claudio Gutierrez
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8_389

Synonyms

Glossary

Data Model

An abstraction that defines a data structure (data elements and their relations), a set of operations (a language), and a set of integrity constraints

Database

Collection of data organized following a data model and collected and maintained with a purpose

Data Base Management System (DBMS)

A software system that implements a data model and provide data management services to other applications

Schema

Metadata that describes and defines the constraints (e.g., types, domains, and dependencies) over the data in a database

Transformation Language

A set of operations to map a database from one schema to another

Social Networks (SN)

A set of actors and the relations among them; both actors and relations may be described by attributes

Social Media

Social networks that include diverse types of media (e.g., text, photographies, and videos)

SN&M

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Recommended Reading

  1. • For the base requirements for the common standard data model for SN&M data transformation and integration, see Freeman et al. (1992, Chap. 1).Google Scholar
  2. • For the complete discussion and formal definition of the common standard data model, see San Martín (2012).Google Scholar
  3. • For a discussion on transformation languages on the Web, see Florescu et al. (1998).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro San Martín
    • 1
  • Claudio Gutierrez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversidad de La SerenaLa SerenaChile
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile