4 thoughts on “Discovering Dedicators with Topic-based Semantic Social Networks

  1. Interesting work! Have you looked at “Diffusion of Innovations” by Rogers? It seems to be rather relevant to your work. Ron Burt’s research on network advantage is probably also of interest to you.

  2. Thank you for the comment :)
    I heard about the theory, but I could not look at it yet.
    Thank you for the suggestion!

  3. HI,

    Very nice study about dedicators and the role of conversations to lead users to engage to a topic. In fact, by mentioning other users,the chance of users to read a post is larger (due to the personalized notification they receive).
    Recently, I read a paper about recommendations of people for a tweet. The idea is to mention users that will be most likely to retweet a given tweet. The paper was presented at www recently, the name is “Whom to Mention: Expand the Difusion of Tweets by @ Recommendation on Micro-blogging Systems”

    • Hi,

      Thank you for the comment. Yeah, the conversation is the key of this research, since it can be two-sided information exchange, and get acquainted with a certain topic.

      I look through the paper you suggested, it is very interesting to me. Thank you for the suggestion. I believe that the dedicators are right persons to deliver information to their friends! (worth-while mentioning)

      Thank you :)

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