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Analyzing the Structure and Evolution of Massive Telecom Graphs

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Analyzing the Structure and Evolution of Massive Telecom Graphs
Abstract-- With ever growing competition in telecommunications markets, operators have to increasingly rely on business intelligence to offer the right incentives to their customers. Existing approaches for telecom business intelligence have almost solely focused on the individual behavior of customers. In this paper, we use the Call Detail Records of a mobile operator to construct Call graphs, that is, graphs induced by people calling each other. We determine the structural properties of these graphs and also introduce the Treasure-Hunt model to describe the shape of mobile call graphs. We also determine how the structure of these call graphs evolve over time. Finally, since Short Messaging Service (SMS) is becoming a preferred mode of communication among many sections of the society we also study the properties of the SMS graph. Our analysis indicates several interesting similarities as well as differences between the SMS graph and the corresponding call graph. We believe that our an...
Amit Anil Nanavati, Rahul Singh, Dipanjan Chakrabo
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where TKDE
Authors Amit Anil Nanavati, Rahul Singh, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Koustuv Dasgupta, Sougata Mukherjea, Gautam Das, Siva Gurumurthy, Anupam Joshi
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