Class Meeting for 10-802 01/26/2010
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- Networks, Crowds, and Markets by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg, chapters 1-5. This is a lot of text but its aimed at a fairly general reader.
In preparing the lecture, I also found this survey article useful - it covers the math in a little more depth.
- The structure and function of complex networks M. E. J. Newman
Papers you might present
- Girvan, M, and M Newman. Community structure in social and biological networks — PNAS. http://www.pnas.org/content/99/12/7821.
- Bax, I., and J. Moldvay. Data-Driven Ontologies for Recommender Engines in Social Networks.
- Caverlee, J., and S. Webb. 2008. A large-scale study of MySpace: Observations and implications for online social networks. Proc. of ICWSM 8.
- Evans, D. C, S. D Gosling, and A. Carroll. 2008. What Elements of an Online Social Networking Profile Predict Target-Rater Agreement in Personality Impressions? In Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media.
- Gill, Alastair J, Scott Nowson, and Jon Oberlander. What Are They Blogging About? Personality, Topic and Motivation in Blogs. In ICWSM 2009. to appear.
- Gleiser, P. M. 2007. How to become a superhero. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2007: P09020.
- Hogg, T., and K. Lerman. 2009. Stochastic Models of User-Contributory Web Sites. In Arxiv preprint arXiv:0904.0016.
- Hogg, T., and Szabo, G. [0803.3482] Diversity of Online Community Activities. http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.3482.
- Kunegis, J., A. Lommatzsch, and C. Bauckhage. 2009. The Slashdot Zoo: Mining a social network with negative edges. In Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web, 741–750.
- Newman, Mark. Modularity and community structure in networks — PNAS. http://www.pnas.org/content/103/23/8577.