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Title: Homophily among VAA users: Similarities and differences of node attributes in a VAA-generated social network
Authors: Manavopoulos, Vasilis 
Keywords: Homophily
Social Network Analysis
VAA
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2014
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Source: 9th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization, SMAP 2014; Department of History of the Ionian UniversityCorfu; Greece; 6 November 2014 through 7 November 2014
Abstract: Users who successfully invited others to the EUvox 2014 online platform and users who accepted the invitation were used to form a network dataset. This report examines the tendency of Inviters and Invitees to be disproportionately similar with respect to their demographic, political orientation and attitudinal characteristics, i.e. Examines the homophily hypothesis in VAA generated data. We find that Inviters were not more similar to their respective Invitees with regards to demographic and political identity attributes, beyond what would be expected by chance, on the contrary we find that the pairs held consistency more similar attitudes toward the policy items in a statistically significant manner.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9662
ISBN: 978-147996813-8
Rights: © 2014 IEEE.
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