AAAI Publications, Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Using Hierarchical Community Structure to Improve Community-Based Message Routing
Matthew Stabeler, Conrad Lee, Graham Williamson, Pádraig Cunningham

Last modified: 2011-07-06


Information about community structure can be useful in a variety of mobile web applications. For instance, it has been shown that community-based methods can be more effective than alternatives for routing messages in delay-tolerant networks. In this paper we present initial research that shows that information on hierarchical structures in communities can further improve the effectiveness of message routing. This is interesting because despite much previous work on the topic, there have been few concrete applications which exploit hierarchical community structure.

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