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2008

SIM: A dynamic multidimensional visualization method for social networks

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SIM: A dynamic multidimensional visualization method for social networks
Visualization plays an important role in social networks analysis to explore and investigate individual and groups behaviours. Therefore, different approaches have been proposed for managing networks patterns and structures according to the visualization purposes. This paper presents a method of social networks visualization devoted not only to analyse individual and group social networking but also aimed to stimulate the second-one. This method provides (using a hybrid visualization approach) both an egocentric as well as a global point of view. Indeed, it is devoted to explore the social network structure, to analyse social aggregations and/or individuals and their evolution. Moreover, it considers and integrates features such as real-time social network elements locations in local areas. Multidimensionality consists of social phenomena, their evolution during the time, their individual characterization, the elements social position, and their spatial location. The proposed method w...
Maria Chiara Caschera, Fernando Ferri, Patrizia Gr
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where PSYCHNOLOGY
Authors Maria Chiara Caschera, Fernando Ferri, Patrizia Grifoni
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