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Modelling structure and predicting dynamics of discussion threads in online boards

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Internet boards are platforms for online discussion about a variety of topics. On these boards, individuals may start a new thread on a specific matter or leave comments in an existing discussion. The resulting collective process leads to the formation of ‘discussion trees’, where nodes represent a post and comments, and an edge represents a ‘reply-to’ relation. The structure of discussion trees has been analysed in previous works, but mainly from a static perspective. In this article, we foc...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/comnet/cny010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0583-4595
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Belgian Scientific Policy Office More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Complex Networks Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
67–82
Publication date:
2018-05-03
Acceptance date:
2018-04-11
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EISSN:
2051-1329
ISSN:
2051-1310
Source identifiers:
823097
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pubs:823097
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uuid:bff7f2db-248f-44a3-9134-fbfbaa037a36
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pubs:823097
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2018-04-05

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