Papers from the AAAI Workshop
Dunja Mladenic, Natasa Milic-Frayling, and Marko Grobelnik, Cochairs
Link analysis has been developed over the past twenty years in various fields including discrete mathematics, social sciences, and computer science. Recently this area has attracted a wider attention for its applicability in law enforcement investigations, fraud detection, world wide web analysis, telecommunications, and similar.
Particularly interesting for the workshop were problems and issues that fall within the intersection of link analysis and fields such as web and text mining, relational data mining, and more general, data mining. Typical examples are in the area of trend analysis, community identification, Web user profiling, media clipping, marketing, and so on, where link analysis complements other fields of research and derives additional value from information processing. Another interesting scenario is extraction of information from unstructured data, representation of extracted data in the graphical form, and further analysis of the resulting graph structure to derive and discover new knowledge. Generally, of interest were novel applications and problems that pushed the current state-of-the-art in link analysis.