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Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery  2019, Vol. 3 Issue (7): 94-102    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.2096-3467.2018.1389
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Influence Maximization Algorithm Based on Overlapping Community
Liqing Qiu(),Wei Jia,Xin Fan
College of Computer Science and Engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266590, China
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[Objective] This paper proposes a new algorithm for influence maximization based on overlapping community, called IM-BOC algorithm, aiming to the low efficiency of greedy algorithm. [Methods] This method selects candidate seed set by combing propagation degree and k-core firstly, then it utilizes CELF algorithm to ensure the optimal seed set, which can improve both efficiency and accuracy. [Results] The experimental results show that running time of our algorithm can improve about 89% when facing Amazon dataset. [Limitations] Our IM-BOC algorithm allocates the number of candidate seeds only according to the number of community nodes, which has insufficient theoretical evidence. [Conclusions] IM-BOC algorithm is applicable to large scale networks under the premise of ensuring the influence spread.

Key wordsSocial Network      Overlapping Community      Influence Maximization     
Received: 10 December 2018      Published: 06 September 2019
ZTFLH:  TP301.6 G35  
Corresponding Authors: Liqing Qiu     E-mail:

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Liqing Qiu,Wei Jia,Xin Fan. Influence Maximization Algorithm Based on Overlapping Community. Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery, 2019, 3(7): 94-102.

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数据集 Oregon Ca_AstroPh Email_Enron Amazon
节点 11 011 18 772 36 692 262 111
22 678 198 110 183 831 1 234 877
最大度 2 370 427 1 367 366
平均度 4.120 9.377 7.384 4.505
平均聚类系数 0.297 0.631 0.497 0.420
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