Influential User Detection on Twitter: Analyzing Effect of Focus Rate

Alp Z. Z., Öğüdücü Ş.

8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), San-Francisco, Costa Rica, 18 - 21 August 2016, pp.1321-1328 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: San-Francisco
  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Page Numbers: pp.1321-1328
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Social media usage has increased marginally in the last decade and it is still continuing to grow. Companies, data scientists, and researchers are trying to infer meaningful information from this vast amount of data. One of the most important target applications is to find influential people in these networks. This information can serve many purposes such as; user or content recommendation, viral marketing, and user modeling.