Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Group Representation and Profiling

  • Armen AghasaryanEmail author
  • Makram Bouzid
  • Dimitre Davidov Kostadinov
  • Jérôme Picault
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_221



IPTV (Internet Protocol Television)

A system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a packet-switched network such as the Internet

ROI (Return on Investment)

A performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments

VoD (Video on Demand)

A system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content on demand


Introduction: Why Profiling Groups?

In order to satisfy increasing needs for service personalization, mastering the knowledge of individual user profiles is no longer sufficient. Indeed, there exist numerous services which are consumed in a social or virtual environment. For example, to provide personalization services with a real added value for interactive IPTV, its content needs to be adapted (through...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armen Aghasaryan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Makram Bouzid
    • 1
  • Dimitre Davidov Kostadinov
    • 1
  • Jérôme Picault
    • 1
  1. 1.Alcatel-Lucent Bell LabsNozayFrance

Section editors and affiliations

  • Huan Liu
    • 1
  • Lei Tang
    • 2
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Chief Data Scientist, Clari Inc.SunnyvaleUSA