19. Mobile Social Network Analysis

  1. Paolo Santi

Published Online: 10 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118344774.ch19

Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks

Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks

How to Cite

Santi, P. (2012) Mobile Social Network Analysis, in Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118344774.ch19

Author Information

  1. Istituto di Informatica e Telematica del CNR, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison2,
  2. Serge Fdida3 and
  3. Joe Sventek4

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

  2. 3

    Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

  3. 4

    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119992011

Online ISBN: 9781118344774

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Keywords:

  • mobile social network analysis;
  • specific type of opportunistic, the pocket-switched network;
  • PSNs and node mobility characterization, equivalent to human mobility;
  • state of the art on human mobility patterns, and data traces;
  • social network graph, graph-based of social network;
  • centrality metrics, measuring importance of a node within graph;
  • finding communities in a social network, a challenging task;
  • human mobility patterns, characterization based on real-world data trace;
  • pairwise contact pattern characterization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Social Network Graph

  • Centrality and Clustering Metrics

  • Characterizations of Human Mobility

  • Further Reading

  • References