Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

Living Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Behavior Analysis in Social Networks

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7163-9_110198-1



User behaviors of social networks

Their willingness to adopt social network services based on their self-demand, social influence, and social network technologies, as well as the sum of the various related activities.

Semantic behaviors of social networks

The inferred behaviors of users in real life based on the user behaviors of social networks, usually contents published by users of social networks.

User adoption in social networks

Their willingness and actions to adopt the social network services based on their self-demand, social influence, and social network technologies.


Technology acceptance model


Theory of planned behavior


Expectation confirmation theory


User-generated content


Aiming at significant requirement in national security and society development, such as Internet public opinion analysis and induction,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Information TechnologyHefei University of TechnologyHefeiChina

Section editors and affiliations

  • Guandong Xu
    • 1
  • Peng Cui
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina