Social networking and community behavior modeling qualitative and quantitative measures

Title
Social networking and community behavior modeling [electronic resource] : qualitative and quantitative measures / [edited by] Maytham Safar, Khaled A. Mahdi.
Format
Book
Online Resource
Published
Hershey, Pa. : Information Science Reference, c2012.
Description
1 online resource (xxii, 376 p.) : ill.
URL
[Bloomington] http://site.ebrary.com/lib/iub/docDetail.action?docID=10525155 (Available on campus and off-campus with authorized logon)
Other contributors
Safar, Maytham H.
Mahdi, Khaled A., 1970-
Notes
"Premier reference source"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Section 1. Social Networks and Communities: 1. Social networks and communities: from traditional society to the virtual sphere / Francesca Odella; 2. Network perspective on structures related to communities / Alvin Wolfe; 3. Civic engagement and communication technology networks / Philip Salem -- Section 2. Modeling and Developing Social Networks and Online Communities: 4. The social construction of new cultural models through information and communication technologies / Almudena Moreno; 5. From virtual to the simulated world: an agent-based model of friendship network in second life / Sadaf Alvi, Shah Jamal Alam; 6. Analysis of success factors in social networking website development / Zanita Zahari, Eric Pardede -- Section 3. Information-Knowledge Discovery and Diffusion in Social Networks and Online Communities: 7. Knowledge discovery from online communities / Luca Cagliero, Alessandro Fiori; 8. Information diffusion in social networks / Dmitry Zinoviev; 9. Social network, information flow and decision-making efficiency: a comparison of humans and animals / Cédric Sueur; 10. Extracting and measuring relationship strength in social networks / Steven Gustafson, Abha Moitra; 11. Bringing qualitative and quantitative data together: collecting network data with the help of the software tool vennmaker / Markus Gamper, Michael Schönhuth, Michael Kronenwett -- Section 4, Evolution of Social Networks and Online Communities: 12. Observing the evolution of a learning community using social network analysis / Francesca Grippa, Marco De Maggio, Angelo Corallo; 13. Social networks and terrorism / David Knoke -- Section 5. Business Impact of Social Networks and Online Communities: 14. Social network sites: modeling the new business-customer relationship / Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda; 15. Community structure extraction for social networks / Helen Hadush ... [et al.]; 16. Towards a bespoke framework for eliciting consumer satisfaction in second life / Mitul Shukla, Marc Conrad, Nik Bessis; 17. Finding smiliar users in Facebook / Pasquale De Meo, Emilio Ferrara, Giacomo Fiumara..
Summary
"This book provides a clear and consolidated view of current social network models, exploring new methods for modeling, characterizing, and constructing social networks"--Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Social networks.
ISBN
9781613504451 (e-book)
1613504454 (e-book)
9781613504444 (hardcover)
1613504446 (hardcover)
9781613504468 (print & perpetual access)
1613504462 (print & perpetual access)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
XX(20121219EBR-2)
Location
World Wide Web