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Homophily in the Digital World: A LiveJournal Case Study
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Hady W. Lauw, John C. Shafer, Rakesh Agrawal, Alexandros Ntoulas
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 15-23
Are two users more likely to be friends if they share common interests? Are two users more likely to share common interests if they're friends? The authors study the phenomenon of homophily in the digital world by answering these central questions. Unlike ...
Parallel Mining of Association Rules
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Rakesh Agrawal, John C. Shafer
Issue Date:December 1996
pp. 962-969
<p><b>Abstract</b>—We consider the problem of mining association rules on a shared-nothing multiprocessor. We present three algorithms that explore a spectrum of trade-offs between computation, communication, memory usage, synchronization...
With a little help from my friends
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013)
By Arnab Nandi,Stelios Paparizos,John C. Shafer,Rakesh Agrawal
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 1288-1291
A typical person has numerous online friends that, according to studies, the person often consults for opinions and advice. However, public broadcasting a question to all friends risks social capital when repeated too often, is not tolerant to topic sensit...
Symphony: A platform for search-driven applications
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By John C. Shafer, Rakesh Agrawal, Hady W. Lauw
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 1189-1192
We present the design of Symphony, a platform that enables non-developers to build and deploy a new class of search-driven applications that combine their data and domain expertise with content from search engines and other web services. The Symphony proto...