COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MAP - Processing Inter-community Relationships

Dárlinton B. Feres Carvalho, Hugo Fuks, Carlos José Pereira de Lucena


The use of modern communication technology like the Internet brings a new perspective for the study of society. Following this paradigm shift, this paper presents a process to help in the analysis of social media available on the Internet, specially the analysis focused in the online community’s content. The process goal is to reveal the interests of users through a map of associated communities. The user membership is utilized to establish the relationship among communities. This map shows the interests of members in other communities. An example illustrates the application of the process. A discussion about the opportunities and drawbacks of the process usage is also presented.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

B. Feres Carvalho D., Fuks H. and José Pereira de Lucena C. (2012). COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MAP - Processing Inter-community Relationships . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-08-2, pages 665-670. DOI: 10.5220/0003913006650670

in Bibtex Style

author={Dárlinton B. Feres Carvalho and Hugo Fuks and Carlos José Pereira de Lucena},
title={COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MAP - Processing Inter-community Relationships},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MAP - Processing Inter-community Relationships
SN - 978-989-8565-08-2
AU - B. Feres Carvalho D.
AU - Fuks H.
AU - José Pereira de Lucena C.
PY - 2012
SP - 665
EP - 670
DO - 10.5220/0003913006650670