Capturing Interactions in Face-To-Face Social Networks

Francesco Ficarola, Andrea Vitaletti


Online social networks, formed by cyber interactions between users, are nowadays explored in a number of papers. In this work, we present our experimental activity on Face-To-Face (F2F) social networks tracing physical interactions of humans in real-world scenarios. We briefly present the technologies to observe F2F social networks focusing on the SocioPatterns platform that we have employed in our real-world experiments. Motivated by the requirements of heterogeneous applications, we discuss how to tune the SocioPatterns collection protocol parameters in order to better capture fast interactions between users; carried out experiments confirm the effectiveness of such tuning.


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Ficarola F. and Vitaletti A. (2015). Capturing Interactions in Face-To-Face Social Networks . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-758-106-9, pages 613-620. DOI: 10.5220/0005432206130620

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author={Francesco Ficarola and Andrea Vitaletti},
title={Capturing Interactions in Face-To-Face Social Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - Capturing Interactions in Face-To-Face Social Networks
SN - 978-989-758-106-9
AU - Ficarola F.
AU - Vitaletti A.
PY - 2015
SP - 613
EP - 620
DO - 10.5220/0005432206130620