Twitter: Influence and Engagement

Introduce myself: my name is Cate and I’m a second year Masters student in Computer Science. There’s all these different parts of Computer Science, but how I like to describe myself is that I try to create things that answer the questions that people haven’t thought to ask. What does that mean? Well, you could […]

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Chart Showing Number of Cliques / Follower / Following

You can change around the axis etc however you like. Suggestion: Color: unique colors Size: Number of Cliques Y-axis: Followers X-axis: Following Now press the “play” button at the bottom left of the chart. You’ll see the bubbles change in size. I know it looks like a year, but it’s not – 1903 means number […]

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Applied Clique Finding: Discovering More About Your Twitter Network

Abstract for a talk I’m giving tomorrow some time between 1300h and 1500h at the University of Ottawa. Let me know if you want to attend (slides will be up later). Follower / Following networks are essentially meaningless on Twitter due to the prevalence of spam. However by creating the graphs of conversation networks it […]

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Cliques

If you’re not a computer scientist, probably you think of cliques like in the movie Mean Girls. A bunch of people who talk the same and look the same and act the same… To computer scientists (well, not all of them – I’m more inclined to think about Mean Girls to be honest) cliques are […]

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