AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fourth International FLAIRS Conference

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Efficient Descriptive Community Mining
Martin Atzmueller, Folke Mitzlaff

Last modified: 2011-03-21


Community mining is applied in order to identify groups of users which share, e.g., common interests or expertise. This paper presents an approach for mining descriptive patterns in order to characterize communities in terms of their distinctive features: For an efficient discovery approach, we introduce optimistic estimates for obtaining an upper bound for the community quality. We present an evaluation using data from the real-world social bookmarking system BibSonomy.

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