Extracting a Heterogeneous Social Network of AcademicResearchers on the Web Based on Information Retrieved from Multiple Sources


The majority of academic researchers present the results of their scientific activity on the Web. This trace can be used to derive useful information of their past, present activity and forecast the future intentions. Hence, social network of academic researchers can be of important value for scientific community. This information can be retrieved from various data source currently available on the Web. From each of them a separate net-work can be built. In this paper we present a method which can be used to combine multiple single-relational networks into a single network which will combine all relations, hence it will be multi-relational.

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Alguliev, R. , Aliguliyev, R. and Ganjaliyev, F. (2011) Extracting a Heterogeneous Social Network of AcademicResearchers on the Web Based on Information Retrieved from Multiple Sources. American Journal of Operations Research, 1, 33-38. doi: 10.4236/ajor.2011.12005.

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