Abstract: BlogCatalog is the social blog directory which manages the bloggers and their blogs.
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Nitin Agarwal+, Xufei Wang*, Huan Liu*
+ Department of Information Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
* School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University. E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Set Information:
2 files are included:
-- it's the file of all the users. This file works as a dictionary of all the users in this data set. It's useful for fast reference. It contains all the node ids used in the dataset.
-- this is the friendship network among the bloggers. The blogger's friends are represented using edges. Here is an example.
This means blogger with id "1" is friend with blogger id "2".
This is the data set crawled on July, 2009 from BlogCatalog ( http://www.blogcatalog.com ). BlogCatalog is a social blog directory website. This contains the friendship network crawled. For easier understanding, all the contents are organized in CSV file format.
-. Basic statistics
Number of bloggers : 88,784
Number of friendship pairs: 4,186,390
Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. ”Modeling and Data Mining in Blogosphere”, Synthesis Lectures on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery #1, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, Robert Grossman (Editor), August 2009. ISBN: 9781598299083 (paperback) ISBN: 9781598299090 (ebook)
Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. WisColl: Collective Wisdom based Blog Clustering. Journal of Information Science, 180(1): 39-61, January, 2010.
Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Sudheendra Murthy, Arunabha Sen, and Xufei Wang. A Social Identity Approach to Identify Familiar Strangers in a Social Network. In Proceedings of the Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM09), pp. 2 - 9, May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California.
Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Sudheendra Murthy, Arunabha Sen, and Xufei Wang. "A Social Identity Approach to Identify Familiar Strangers in a Social Network", 3rd International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM09), pp. 2 - 9, May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California.