Social Network Analytics

Social Network Analytics
Author: Nilanjan Dey,Samarjeet Borah,Rosalina Babo,Amira S. Ashour
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 267
Release: 2018-11-16
ISBN 10: 0128156414
ISBN 13: 9780128156414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analytics Book Review:

Social Network Analytics: Computational Research Methods and Techniques focuses on various technical concepts and aspects of social network analysis. The book features the latest developments and findings in this emerging area of research. In addition, it includes a variety of applications from several domains, such as scientific research, and the business and industrial sectors. The technical aspects of analysis are covered in detail, including visualizing and modeling, network theory, mathematical models, the big data analytics of social networks, multidimensional scaling, and more. As analyzing social network data is rapidly gaining interest in the scientific research community because of the importance of the information and insights that can be culled from the wealth of data inherent in the various aspects of the network, this book provides insights on measuring the relationships and flows between people, groups, organizations, computers, URLs, and more. Examines a variety of data analytic techniques that can be applied to social networks Discusses various methods of visualizing, modeling and tracking network patterns, organization, growth and change Covers the most recent research on social network analysis and includes applications to a number of domains

Social Network Analysis

Social Network Analysis
Author: Song Yang,Franziska B. Keller,Lu Zheng
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2016-10-28
ISBN 10: 1506362125
ISBN 13: 9781506362120
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analysis Book Review:

Social Network Analysis: Methods and Examples by Song Yang, Franziska B. Keller, and Lu Zheng prepares social science students to conduct their own social network analysis (SNA) by covering basic methodological tools along with illustrative examples from various fields. This innovative book takes a conceptual rather than a mathematical approach as it discusses the connection between what SNA methods have to offer and how those methods are used in research design, data collection, and analysis. Four substantive applications chapters provide examples from politics, work and organizations, mental and physical health, and crime and terrorism studies.

Social Network Data Analytics

Social Network Data Analytics
Author: Charu C. Aggarwal
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2011-03-18
ISBN 10: 1441984623
ISBN 13: 9781441984623
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Data Analytics Book Review:

Social network analysis applications have experienced tremendous advances within the last few years due in part to increasing trends towards users interacting with each other on the internet. Social networks are organized as graphs, and the data on social networks takes on the form of massive streams, which are mined for a variety of purposes. Social Network Data Analytics covers an important niche in the social network analytics field. This edited volume, contributed by prominent researchers in this field, presents a wide selection of topics on social network data mining such as Structural Properties of Social Networks, Algorithms for Structural Discovery of Social Networks and Content Analysis in Social Networks. This book is also unique in focussing on the data analytical aspects of social networks in the internet scenario, rather than the traditional sociology-driven emphasis prevalent in the existing books, which do not focus on the unique data-intensive characteristics of online social networks. Emphasis is placed on simplifying the content so that students and practitioners benefit from this book. This book targets advanced level students and researchers concentrating on computer science as a secondary text or reference book. Data mining, database, information security, electronic commerce and machine learning professionals will find this book a valuable asset, as well as primary associations such as ACM, IEEE and Management Science.

Social Network Analytics for Contemporary Business Organizations

Social Network Analytics for Contemporary Business Organizations
Author: Bansal, Himani,Shrivastava, Gulshan,Nguyen, Gia Nhu,Stanciu, Loredana-Mihaela
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2018-03-23
ISBN 10: 1522550984
ISBN 13: 9781522550983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analytics for Contemporary Business Organizations Book Review:

Social technology is quickly becoming a vital tool in our personal, educational, and professional lives. Its use must be further examined in order to determine the role of social media technology in organizational settings to promote business development and growth. Social Network Analytics for Contemporary Business Organizations is a critical scholarly resource that analyzes the application of social media in business applications. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as business management, dynamic networks, and online interaction, this book is geared towards professionals, researchers, academics, students, managers, and practitioners actively involved in the business industry.

Social Network Analysis for Startups

Social Network Analysis for Startups
Author: Maksim Tsvetovat,Alexander Kouznetsov
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2011-10-06
ISBN 10: 1449306462
ISBN 13: 9781449306465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analysis for Startups Book Review:

SNA techniques are derived from sociological and social-psychological theories and take into account the whole network (or, in case of very large networks such as Twitter -- a large segment of the network). Thus, we may arrive at results that may seem counter-intuitive -- e.g. that Jusin Bieber (7.5 mil. followers) and Lady Gaga (7.2 mil. followers) have relatively little actual influence despite their celebrity status -- while a middle-of-the-road blogger with 30K followers is able to generate tweets that "go viral" and result in millions of impressions. O'Reilly's "Mining Social Media" and "Programming Collective Intelligence" books are an excellent start for people inteseted in SNA. This book builds on these books' foundations to teach a new, pragmatic, way of doing SNA. I would like to write a book that links theory ("why is this important?", "how do various concepts interact?", "how do I interpret quantitative results?") and practice -- gathering, analyzing and visualizing data using Python and other open-source tools.

Social Network Analysis

Social Network Analysis
Author: Stanley Wasserman,Katherine Faust,Stanley (University of Illinois Wasserman, Urbana-Champaign)
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 825
Release: 1994-11-25
ISBN 10: 9780521387071
ISBN 13: 0521387078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analysis Book Review:

Covers methods for the analysis of social networks and applies them to examples.

Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics
Author: Mrutyunjaya Panda,Ajith Abraham,Aboul Ella Hassanien
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2018-12-12
ISBN 10: 1351622595
ISBN 13: 9781351622592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Big Data Analytics Book Review:

Social networking has increased drastically in recent years, resulting in an increased amount of data being created daily. Furthermore, diversity of issues and complexity of the social networks pose a challenge in social network mining. Traditional algorithm software cannot deal with such complex and vast amounts of data, necessitating the development of novel analytic approaches and tools. This reference work deals with social network aspects of big data analytics. It covers theory, practices and challenges in social networking. The book spans numerous disciplines like neural networking, deep learning, artificial intelligence, visualization, e-learning in higher education, e-healthcare, security and intrusion detection.

Social Media Analytics Effective Tools for Building Interpreting and Using Metrics

Social Media Analytics  Effective Tools for Building  Interpreting  and Using Metrics
Author: Marshall Sponder
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2011-09-02
ISBN 10: 0071768629
ISBN 13: 9780071768627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Media Analytics Effective Tools for Building Interpreting and Using Metrics Book Review:

Align Strategy With Metrics Using Social Monitoring Best Practices “Two or three years from now, every public relations firm that wants to be taken seriously in the C-suite and/or a lead marketing role will have someone like Marshall in its senior leadership ranks, a chief analytics officer responsible for ensuring that account leaders think more deeply about analytics and that thfirm works with the best available outside suppliers to integrate analytics appropriately.” —Paul Holmes, The Holmes Report “Marshall has provided much-needed discipline to our newest marketing frontier—a territory full of outlaws, medicine men, dot com tumbleweeds, and snake oil.” —Ryan Rasmussen, VP Research, Zócalo Group “Marshall Sponder stands apart from the crowd with this work. His case study approach, borne of real-world experience, provides the expert and the amateur alike with bibliography, tools, links, and examples to shortcut the path to bedrock successes. This is a reference work for anyone who wants to explore the potential of social networks.” —W. Reid Cornwell, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, The Center for Internet Research “Marshall is a solutions design genius of unparalleled knowledge and acumen, and when he applies himself to the business of social media, the result is a timely and important commentary on the state of research capabilities for social media.” —Barry Fleming, Director, Analytics & Insights, WCG, and Principal, DharmaBuilt.com About the Book Practically overnight, social media has become a critical tool for every marketing objective—from outreach and customer relations to branding and crisis management. For the most part, however, the data collected through social media is just that: data. It usually seems to hold little or no meaning on which to base business decisions. But the meaning is there . . . if you’re applying the right systems and know how to use them. With Social Media Analytics, you’ll learn how to get supremely valuable information from this revolutionary new marketing tool. One of the most respected leaders in his field and a pioneer in Web analytics, Marshall Sponder shows how to: Choose the best social media platforms for your needs Set up the right processes to achieve your goals Extract the hidden meaning from all the data you collect Quantify your results and determine ROI Filled with in-depth case studies from a range of industries, along with detailed reviews of several social-monitoring platforms, Social Media Analytics takes you beyond “up-to-date” and leads you well into the future—and far ahead of your competition. You will learn how to use the most sophisticated methods yet known to find customers, create relevant content (and track it), mash up data from disparate sources, and much more. Sponder concludes with an insightful look at where the field will likely be going during the next few years. Whether your social media marketing efforts are directed at B2B, B2C, C2C, nonprofit, corporate, or public sector aims, take them to the next step with the techniques, strategies, and methods in Social Media Analytics—the most in-depth, forward-looking book on the subject.

Social Media Analytics

Social Media Analytics
Author: Matthew Ganis,Avinash Kohirkar
Publsiher: IBM Press
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2015-12-14
ISBN 10: 0133892948
ISBN 13: 9780133892949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Media Analytics Book Review:

Transform Raw Social Media Data into Real Competitive Advantage There’s real competitive advantage buried in today’s deluge of social media data. If you know how to analyze it, you can increase your relevance to customers, establishing yourself as a trusted supplier in a cutthroat environment where consumers rely more than ever on “public opinion” about your products, services, and experiences. Social Media Analytics is the complete insider’s guide for all executives and marketing analysts who want to answer mission-critical questions and maximize the business value of their social media data. Two leaders of IBM’s pioneering Social Media Analysis Initiative offer thorough and practical coverage of the entire process: identifying the right unstructured data, analyzing it, and interpreting and acting on the knowledge you gain. Their expert guidance, practical tools, and detailed examples will help you learn more from all your social media conversations, and avoid pitfalls that can lead to costly mistakes. You’ll learn how to: Focus on the questions that social media data can realistically answer Determine which information is actually useful to you—and which isn’t Cleanse data to find and remove inaccuracies Create data models that accurately represent your data and lead to more useful answers Use historical data to validate hypotheses faster, so you don’t waste time Identify trends and use them to improve predictions Drive value “on-the-fly” from real-time/ near-real-time and ad hoc analyses Analyze text, a.k.a. “data at rest” Recognize subtle interrelationships that impact business performance Improve the accuracy of your sentiment analyses Determine eminence, and distinguish “talkers” from true influencers Optimize decisions about marketing and advertising spend Whether you’re a marketer, analyst, manager, or technologist, you’ll learn how to use social media data to compete more effectively, respond more rapidly, predict more successfully…grow profits, and keep them growing.

Social Media Analytics Strategy

Social Media Analytics Strategy
Author: Alex Gonçalves
Publsiher: Apress
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2017-11-12
ISBN 10: 1484231023
ISBN 13: 9781484231029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Media Analytics Strategy Book Review:

This book shows you how to use social media analytics to optimize your business performance. The tools discussed will prepare you to create and implement an effective digital marketing strategy. From understanding the data and its sources to detailed metrics, dashboards, and reports, this book is a robust tool for anyone seeking a tangible return on investment from social media and digital marketing. Social Media Analytics Strategy speaks to marketers who do not have a technical background and creates a bridge into the digital world. Comparable books are either too technical for marketers (aimed at software developers) or too basic and do not take strategy into account. They also lack an overview of the entire process around using analytics within a company project. They don’t go into the everyday details and also don’t touch upon common mistakes made by marketers. This book highlights patterns of common challenges experienced by marketers from entry level to directors and C-level executives. Social media analytics are explored and explained using real-world examples and interviews with experienced professionals and founders of social media analytics companies. What You’ll Learn Get a clear view of the available data for social media marketing and how to access all of it Make use of data and information behind social media networks to your favor Know the details of social media analytics tools and platforms so you can use any tool in the market Apply social media analytics to many different real-world use cases Obtain tips from interviews with professional marketers and founders of social media analytics platforms Understand where social media is heading, and what to expect in the future Who This Book Is For Marketing professionals, social media marketing specialists, analysts up to directors and C-level executives, marketing students, and teachers of social media analytics/social media marketing

Social Network Analysis with Applications

Social Network Analysis with Applications
Author: Ian McCulloh,Helen Armstrong,Anthony Johnson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-07-01
ISBN 10: 1118644689
ISBN 13: 9781118644683
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analysis with Applications Book Review:

A comprehensive introduction to social network analysis that hones in on basic centrality measures, social links, subgroup analysis, data sources, and more Written by military, industry, and business professionals, this book introduces readers to social network analysis, the new and emerging topic that has recently become of significant use for industry, management, law enforcement, and military practitioners for identifying both vulnerabilities and opportunities in collaborative networked organizations. Focusing on models and methods for the analysis of organizational risk, Social Network Analysis with Applications provides easily accessible, yet comprehensive coverage of network basics, centrality measures, social link theory, subgroup analysis, relational algebra, data sources, and more. Examples of mathematical calculations and formulas for social network measures are also included. Along with practice problems and exercises, this easily accessible book covers: The basic concepts of networks, nodes, links, adjacency matrices, and graphs Mathematical calculations and exercises for centrality, the basic measures of degree, betweenness, closeness, and eigenvector centralities Graph-level measures, with a special focus on both the visual and numerical analysis of networks Matrix algebra, outlining basic concepts such as matrix addition, subtraction, multiplication, and transpose and inverse calculations in linear algebra that are useful for developing networks from relational data Meta-networks and relational algebra, social links, diffusion through networks, subgroup analysis, and more An excellent resource for practitioners in industry, management, law enforcement, and military intelligence who wish to learn and apply social network analysis to their respective fields, Social Network Analysis with Applications is also an ideal text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses and workshops on the subject.

Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks

Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks
Author: Federico Alberto Pozzi,Elisabetta Fersini,Enza Messina,Bing Liu
Publsiher: Morgan Kaufmann
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2016-10-06
ISBN 10: 0128044381
ISBN 13: 9780128044384
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks Book Review:

The aim of Sentiment Analysis is to define automatic tools able to extract subjective information from texts in natural language, such as opinions and sentiments, in order to create structured and actionable knowledge to be used by either a decision support system or a decision maker. Sentiment analysis has gained even more value with the advent and growth of social networking. Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks begins with an overview of the latest research trends in the field. It then discusses the sociological and psychological processes underling social network interactions. The book explores both semantic and machine learning models and methods that address context-dependent and dynamic text in online social networks, showing how social network streams pose numerous challenges due to their large-scale, short, noisy, context- dependent and dynamic nature. Further, this volume: Takes an interdisciplinary approach from a number of computing domains, including natural language processing, machine learning, big data, and statistical methodologies Provides insights into opinion spamming, reasoning, and social network analysis Shows how to apply sentiment analysis tools for a particular application and domain, and how to get the best results for understanding the consequences Serves as a one-stop reference for the state-of-the-art in social media analytics Takes an interdisciplinary approach from a number of computing domains, including natural language processing, big data, and statistical methodologies Provides insights into opinion spamming, reasoning, and social network mining Shows how to apply opinion mining tools for a particular application and domain, and how to get the best results for understanding the consequences Serves as a one-stop reference for the state-of-the-art in social media analytics

Learning Social Media Analytics with R

Learning Social Media Analytics with R
Author: Raghav Bali,Dipanjan Sarkar,Tushar Sharma
Publsiher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2017-05-26
ISBN 10: 1787125467
ISBN 13: 9781787125469
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning Social Media Analytics with R Book Review:

Tap into the realm of social media and unleash the power of analytics for data-driven insights using R About This Book A practical guide written to help leverage the power of the R eco-system to extract, process, analyze, visualize and model social media data Learn about data access, retrieval, cleaning, and curation methods for data originating from various social media platforms. Visualize and analyze data from social media platforms to understand and model complex relationships using various concepts and techniques such as Sentiment Analysis, Topic Modeling, Text Summarization, Recommendation Systems, Social Network Analysis, Classification, and Clustering. Who This Book Is For It is targeted at IT professionals, Data Scientists, Analysts, Developers, Machine Learning Enthusiasts, social media marketers and anyone with a keen interest in data, analytics, and generating insights from social data. Some background experience in R would be helpful, but not necessary, since this book is written keeping in mind, that readers can have varying levels of expertise. What You Will Learn Learn how to tap into data from diverse social media platforms using the R ecosystem Use social media data to formulate and solve real-world problems Analyze user social networks and communities using concepts from graph theory and network analysis Learn to detect opinion and sentiment, extract themes, topics, and trends from unstructured noisy text data from diverse social media channels Understand the art of representing actionable insights with effective visualizations Analyze data from major social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Github, StackExchange, and so on Learn to leverage popular R packages such as ggplot2, topicmodels, caret, e1071, tm, wordcloud, twittR, Rfacebook, dplyr, reshape2, and many more In Detail The Internet has truly become humongous, especially with the rise of various forms of social media in the last decade, which give users a platform to express themselves and also communicate and collaborate with each other. This book will help the reader to understand the current social media landscape and to learn how analytics can be leveraged to derive insights from it. This data can be analyzed to gain valuable insights into the behavior and engagement of users, organizations, businesses, and brands. It will help readers frame business problems and solve them using social data. The book will also cover several practical real-world use cases on social media using R and its advanced packages to utilize data science methodologies such as sentiment analysis, topic modeling, text summarization, recommendation systems, social network analysis, classification, and clustering. This will enable readers to learn different hands-on approaches to obtain data from diverse social media sources such as Twitter and Facebook. It will also show readers how to establish detailed workflows to process, visualize, and analyze data to transform social data into actionable insights. Style and approach This book follows a step-by-step approach with detailed strategies for understanding, extracting, analyzing, visualizing, and modeling data from several major social network platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Flickr, Github, and StackExchange. The chapters cover several real-world use cases and leverage data science, machine learning, network analysis, and graph theory concepts along with the R ecosystem, including popular packages such as ggplot2, caret,dplyr, topicmodels, tm, and so on.

Social Network Analysis with Applications

Social Network Analysis with Applications
Author: Ian McCulloh,Helen Armstrong,Anthony Johnson
Publsiher: Wiley
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-07-10
ISBN 10: 9781118169476
ISBN 13: 1118169476
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Network Analysis with Applications Book Review:

A comprehensive introduction to social network analysis that hones in on basic centrality measures, social links, subgroup analysis, data sources, and more Written by military, industry, and business professionals, this book introduces readers to social network analysis, the new and emerging topic that has recently become of significant use for industry, management, law enforcement, and military practitioners for identifying both vulnerabilities and opportunities in collaborative networked organizations. Focusing on models and methods for the analysis of organizational risk, Social Network Analysis with Applications provides easily accessible, yet comprehensive coverage of network basics, centrality measures, social link theory, subgroup analysis, relational algebra, data sources, and more. Examples of mathematical calculations and formulas for social network measures are also included. Along with practice problems and exercises, this easily accessible book covers: The basic concepts of networks, nodes, links, adjacency matrices, and graphs Mathematical calculations and exercises for centrality, the basic measures of degree, betweenness, closeness, and eigenvector centralities Graph-level measures, with a special focus on both the visual and numerical analysis of networks Matrix algebra, outlining basic concepts such as matrix addition, subtraction, multiplication, and transpose and inverse calculations in linear algebra that are useful for developing networks from relational data Meta-networks and relational algebra, social links, diffusion through networks, subgroup analysis, and more An excellent resource for practitioners in industry, management, law enforcement, and military intelligence who wish to learn and apply social network analysis to their respective fields, Social Network Analysis with Applications is also an ideal text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses and workshops on the subject.

Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL

Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL
Author: Derek Hansen,Ben Shneiderman,Marc A. Smith
Publsiher: Morgan Kaufmann
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-09-14
ISBN 10: 9780123822307
ISBN 13: 0123822300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL Book Review:

Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL offers backgrounds in information studies, computer science, and sociology. This book is divided into three parts: analyzing social media, NodeXL tutorial, and social-media network analysis case studies. Part I provides background in the history and concepts of social media and social networks. Also included here is social network analysis, which flows from measuring, to mapping, and modeling collections of connections. The next part focuses on the detailed operation of the free and open-source NodeXL extension of Microsoft Excel, which is used in all exercises throughout this book. In the final part, each chapter presents one form of social media, such as e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Youtube. In addition, there are descriptions of each system, the nature of networks when people interact, and types of analysis for identifying people, documents, groups, and events. Walks you through NodeXL, while explaining the theory and development behind each step, providing takeaways that can apply to any SNA Demonstrates how visual analytics research can be applied to SNA tools for the mass market Includes case studies from researchers who use NodeXL on popular networks like email, Facebook, Twitter, and wikis Download companion materials and resources at https://nodexl.codeplex.com/documentation

The Influence of Technology on Social Network Analysis and Mining

The Influence of Technology on Social Network Analysis and Mining
Author: Tansel Özyer,Jon Rokne,Gerhard Wagner,Arno H.P. Reuser
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 643
Release: 2013-03-15
ISBN 10: 3709113466
ISBN 13: 9783709113462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Influence of Technology on Social Network Analysis and Mining Book Review:

The study of social networks was originated in social and business communities. In recent years, social network research has advanced significantly; the development of sophisticated techniques for Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) has been highly influenced by the online social Web sites, email logs, phone logs and instant messaging systems, which are widely analyzed using graph theory and machine learning techniques. People perceive the Web increasingly as a social medium that fosters interaction among people, sharing of experiences and knowledge, group activities, community formation and evolution. This has led to a rising prominence of SNAM in academia, politics, homeland security and business. This follows the pattern of known entities of our society that have evolved into networks in which actors are increasingly dependent on their structural embedding General areas of interest to the book include information science and mathematics, communication studies, business and organizational studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and medicine.

Digital Analytics for Marketing

Digital Analytics for Marketing
Author: Marshall Sponder,Gohar F. Khan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2017-10-05
ISBN 10: 1317278437
ISBN 13: 9781317278436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Analytics for Marketing Book Review:

This comprehensive book provides students with a "grand tour" of the tools needed to measure digital activity and implement best practices for using data to inform marketing strategy. It is the first text of its kind to introduce students to analytics platforms from a practical marketing perspective. Demonstrating how to integrate large amounts of data from web, digital, social, and search platforms, this helpful guide offers actionable insights into data analysis, explaining how to "connect the dots" and "humanize" information to make effective marketing decisions. The author covers timely topics, such as social media, web analytics, marketing analytics challenges, and dashboards, helping students to make sense of business measurement challenges, extract insights, and take effective actions. The book’s experiential approach, combined with chapter objectives, summaries, and review questions, will engage readers, deepening learning by helping them to think outside the box. Filled with engaging, interactive exercises, and interesting insights from an industry expert, this book will appeal to students of digital marketing, online marketing, and analytics. A companion website features an instructor’s manual, test bank, and PowerPoint slides.

Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive Predictive and Social Network Techniques

Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive  Predictive  and Social Network Techniques
Author: Bart Baesens,Wouter Verbeke,Veronique Van Vlasselaer
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-08-17
ISBN 10: 1119133122
ISBN 13: 9781119133124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive Predictive and Social Network Techniques Book Review:

Detect fraud earlier to mitigate loss and prevent cascading damage Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Techniques is an authoritative guidebook for setting up a comprehensive fraud detection analytics solution. Early detection is a key factor in mitigating fraud damage, but it involves more specialized techniques than detecting fraud at the more advanced stages. This invaluable guide details both the theory and technical aspects of these techniques, and provides expert insight into streamlining implementation. Coverage includes data gathering, preprocessing, model building, and post–implementation, with comprehensive guidance on various learning techniques and the data types utilized by each. These techniques are effective for fraud detection across industry boundaries, including applications in insurance fraud, credit card fraud, anti–money laundering, healthcare fraud, telecommunications fraud, click fraud, tax evasion, and more, giving you a highly practical framework for fraud prevention. It is estimated that a typical organization loses about 5% of its revenue to fraud every year. More effective fraud detection is possible, and this book describes the various analytical techniques your organization must implement to put a stop to the revenue leak. Examine fraud patterns in historical data Utilize labeled, unlabeled, and networked data Detect fraud before the damage cascades Reduce losses, increase recovery, and tighten security The longer fraud is allowed to go on, the more harm it causes. It expands exponentially, sending ripples of damage throughout the organization, and becomes more and more complex to track, stop, and reverse. Fraud prevention relies on early and effective fraud detection, enabled by the techniques discussed here. Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Techniques helps you stop fraud in its tracks, and eliminate the opportunities for future occurrence.

Creating Value with Social Media Analytics

Creating Value with Social Media Analytics
Author: Gohar F. Khan
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 510
Release: 2018-04-23
ISBN 10: 9781977543974
ISBN 13: 1977543979
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creating Value with Social Media Analytics Book Review:

Often termed as the ''new gold,'' the vast amount of social media data can be employed to identify which customer behavior and actions create more value. Nevertheless, many brands find it extremely hard to define what the value of social media is and how to capture and create value with social media data.In Creating Value with Social Media Analytics, we draw on developments in social media analytics theories and tools to develop a comprehensive social media value creation framework that allows readers to define, align, capture, and sustain value through social media data. The book offers concepts, strategies, tools, tutorials, and case studies that brands need to align, extract, and analyze a variety of social media data, including text, actions, networks, multimedia, apps, hyperlinks, search engines, and location data. By the end of this book, the readers will have mastered the theories, concepts, strategies, techniques, and tools necessary to extract business value from big social media that help increase brand loyalty, generate leads, drive traffic, and ultimately make sound business decisions. Here is how the book is organized. Chapter 1: Creating Value with Social Media Analytics Chapter 2: Understanding Social Media Chapter 3: Understanding Social Media Analytics Chapter 4: Analytics-Business Alignment Chapter 5: Capturing Value with Network Analytics Chapter 6: Capturing Value with Text Analytics Chapter 7: Capturing Value with Actions Analytics Chapter 8: Capturing Value with Search Engine Analytics Chapter 9: Capturing Value with Location Analytics Chapter 10: Capturing Value with Hyperlinks Analytics Chapter 11: Capturing Value with Mobile Analytics Chapter 12: Capturing Value with Multimedia Analytics Chapter 13: Social Media Analytics CapabilitiesChapter 14: Social Media Security, Privacy, & Ethics The book has a companion site (https://analytics-book.com/), which offers useful instructor resources. Praises for the book "Gohar F. Khan has a flair for simplifying the complexity of social media analytics. Creating Value with Social Media Analytics is a beautifully delineated roadmap to creating and capturing business value through social media. It provides the theories, tools, and creates a roadmap to leveraging social media data for business intelligence purposes. Real world analytics cases and tutorials combined with a comprehensive companion site make this an excellent textbook for both graduate and undergraduate students."-Robin Saunders, Director of the Communications and Information Management Graduate Programs, Bay Path University. "Creating Value with Social Media Analytics offers a comprehensive framework to define, align, capture, and sustain business value through social media data. The book is theoretically grounded and practical, making it an excellent resource for social media analytics courses."-Haya Ajjan, Director & Associate Prof., Elon Center for Organizational Analytics, Elon University. "Gohar Khan is a pioneer in the emerging domain of social media analytics. This latest text is a must-read for business leaders, managers, and academicians, as it provides a clear and concise understanding of business value creation with social media data from a social lens."-Laeeq Khan, Director, Social Media Analytics Research Team, Ohio University. "Whether you are coming from a business, research, science or art background, Creating Value with Social Media Analytics is a brilliant induction resource for those entering the social media analytics industry. The insightful case studies and carefully crafted tutorials are the perfect supplements to help digest the key concepts introduced in each chapter."-Jared Wong, Social Media Data Analyst, Digivizer "It is one of the most comprehensive books on analytics that I have come across recently."-Bobby Swar, Prof. Concordia Uni.

Predictive Analytics Data Mining and Big Data

Predictive Analytics  Data Mining and Big Data
Author: S. Finlay
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2014-07-01
ISBN 10: 1137379286
ISBN 13: 9781137379283
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Predictive Analytics Data Mining and Big Data Book Review:

This in-depth guide provides managers with a solid understanding of data and data trends, the opportunities that it can offer to businesses, and the dangers of these technologies. Written in an accessible style, Steven Finlay provides a contextual roadmap for developing solutions that deliver benefits to organizations.