Semantic Visualization in Social Network Analysis - A Social Network Analysis Example Built using Tom Sawyer Perspectives

Liangrong Yi, Wendy Feng, Brendan Madden

Abstract

With the rapid development of social network websites, the need for social network analysis has been increasing dramatically. Visualization is a very powerful tool in social network analysis. Tom Sawyer Perspectives is an advanced visualization software package and it integrates several visualization techniques including interactive visualization, data filtering, semantic zooming, search, animation and combination of multiple views. We propose to use a composite solution in social network analysis, present a case study of using Tom Sawyer Perspectives and validate its effectiveness.

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in Harvard Style

Yi L., Feng W. and Madden B. (2013). Semantic Visualization in Social Network Analysis - A Social Network Analysis Example Built using Tom Sawyer Perspectives . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-46-4, pages 550-553. DOI: 10.5220/0004289105500553


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ivapp13,
author={Liangrong Yi and Wendy Feng and Brendan Madden},
title={Semantic Visualization in Social Network Analysis - A Social Network Analysis Example Built using Tom Sawyer Perspectives},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={550-553},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004289105500553},
isbn={978-989-8565-46-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)
TI - Semantic Visualization in Social Network Analysis - A Social Network Analysis Example Built using Tom Sawyer Perspectives
SN - 978-989-8565-46-4
AU - Yi L.
AU - Feng W.
AU - Madden B.
PY - 2013
SP - 550
EP - 553
DO - 10.5220/0004289105500553