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Design of a Data Model for Social Network Applications

Volume 18, Issue 4. Copyright © 2007. 29 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/jdm.2007100103
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Mitra, Susanta, Aditya Bagchi and A.K. Bandyopadhyay. "Design of a Data Model for Social Network Applications." JDM 18.4 (2007): 51-79. Web. 17 Apr. 2014. doi:10.4018/jdm.2007100103

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Mitra, S., Bagchi, A., & Bandyopadhyay, A. (2007). Design of a Data Model for Social Network Applications. Journal of Database Management (JDM), 18(4), 51-79. doi:10.4018/jdm.2007100103

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Mitra, Susanta, Aditya Bagchi and A.K. Bandyopadhyay. "Design of a Data Model for Social Network Applications," Journal of Database Management (JDM) 18 (2007): 4, accessed (April 17, 2014), doi:10.4018/jdm.2007100103

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A social network defines the structure of a social community like an organization or institution, covering its members and their inter-relationships. Social relationships among the members of a community can be of different types like friendship, kinship, professional, academic, and so forth. Traditionally, a social network is represented by a directed graph. Analysis of graph structure representing a social network is done by the sociologists to study a community. Hardly any effort has been made to design a data model to store and retrieve social-network-related data. In this paper, an object-relational graph data model has been proposed for modeling a social network. The objective is to illustrate the power of this generic model to represent the common structural and node-based properties of different social network applications. A novel, multi-paradigm architecture has been proposed to efficiently manage the system. New structural operators have been defined in the paper and the application of these operators has been illustrated through query examples. The completeness and the minimality of the operators have also been shown.
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