Dr. Ackland of ANU Visited WML

Dr. Robert Ackland from Australian National University (ANU) visited Web Mining Lab on May 14 2013. He introduced the Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON) Project and its application on study of Australian senior citizens on Facebook. Lab members also presented the works they’d done, including the visualization projects. Future collaboration of

New Publication in Scientometrics by Winson and Zhenzhen

Winson and Zhenzhen have got a new paper accepted by Scientometrics, entitled “Network closure, brokerage, and structural influence of journals: A longitudinal study of journal citation network in Internet research (2000-2010)”.  In the paper, they examined the impacts of network structures on journals’ structural influence drawing on theories of network closure and structural holes.  The