Issue No.05 - Sept.-Oct. (2012 vol.27)
Christopher C. Yang , Drexel University
Xuning Tang , Drexel University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2010.113
A method of identifying influential users in an online healthcare community incorporates users' message similarity and response immediacy.
Social network services, Algorithm design and analysis, Communities, Online services, Internet, Diseases, Medical services, social networking, social medial analytics, social computing, Web 2.0, health informatics, social influence, UserRank, PageRank, content analysis, link analysis
Christopher C. Yang, Xuning Tang, "Estimating User Influence in the MedHelp Social Network", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.27, no. 5, pp. 44-50, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MIS.2010.113