MeetupNet Dublin: Discovering Communities in Dublin's Meetup Network
|Title:||MeetupNet Dublin: Discovering Communities in Dublin's Meetup Network||Authors:||Pakrashi, Arjun; Alghamdi, Elham; MacNamee, Brian; Greene, Derek||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10667||Date:||7-Dec-2018||Online since:||2019-05-27T10:13:42Z||Abstract:||Meetup.com is a global online platform which facilitates the organisation of meetups in different parts of the world. A meetup group typically focuses on one specific topic of interest, such as sports, music, language, or technology. However, many users of this platform attend multiple meetups. On this basis, we can construct a co-membership network for a given location. This network encodes how pairs of meetups are connected to one another via common members. In this work we demonstrate that, by applying techniques from social network analysis to this type of representation, we can reveal the underlying meetup community structure, which is not immediately apparent from the platform's website. Specifically, we map the landscape of Dublin's meetup communities, to explore the interests and activities of meetup.com users in the city.||Funding Details:||Science Foundation Ireland||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Publisher:||CEUR Workshop Proceedings||Copyright (published version):||2018 the Authors||Keywords:||Meetups; Meetup.com platform; Social network analysis; Centrality analysis; Community finding; Communities||Other versions:||http://aics2018.scss.tcd.ie/index.html
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Is part of:||Brennan, R., Beel, J., Byrne, R., Debattista, J., Crotti Junior, A. (eds.). AICS 2018: Proceedings for the 26th AIAI Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science||Conference Details:||AICS 2018: 26th AIAI Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Dublin, Ireland, 6-7 December 2018|
|Appears in Collections:||Insight Research Collection|
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