The measurements of user behavior in online social networks have recently received special attention from the social, psychological, and networking research communities. Applying different measurement techniques allows to measure diverse facets of human activities. To overview the existing measurement methods and to motivate the development of novel measurement schemes, we review the most prevalent measurement techniques that are used in case of online social networks. Both passive and active methods are considered; the measurement frameworks are compared based on several properties including the details of the datasets and the resource consumption of the methods. In addition, state-of-the-art applications of the measurement ideas are given for illustration purposes.
|Title of host publication||Computational Social Networks: Security and Privacy|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag London Ltd|
|Number of pages||19|
|ISBN (Print)||9781447140481, 1447140508, 9781447140474|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Aug 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Science(all)