Publications

 

Books

  1. 1. Nitin Agarwal. “Social Computing in Blogosphere: Challenges, Methodologies, and Opportunities”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, January 2010. ISBN: 9783838328218. [Amazon Website]

  2. 2. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. ”Modeling and Data Mining in Blogosphere”, Synthesis Lectures on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery #1, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, Robert Grossman (Editor), August 2009. ISBN: 9781598299083 (paperback) ISBN: 9781598299090 (ebook) [Author book website with additional information including lecture notes, figures, datasets, tools, community support, and more.] [Morgan & Claypool Book Website] [Amazon Website] [Track Citation]


Book Chapters/Encyclopedia Entries

  1. 1.Nitin Agarwal, Debanjan Mahata, and Huan Liu. “Time and Event Driven Modeling of Blogger Influence”, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (ESNAM). Alhajj, Reda; Rokne, Jon (Eds.). Springer, 2014. To appear.

  2. 2. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. “Online Collective Action and the Role of Social Media in Mobilizing Opinions: A Case Study on Women’s Right-to-Drive Campaigns in Saudi Arabia”,   Web 2.0 Technologies and Democratic Governance, Public Administration and Information Technology, Volume 1, Part 2, Pages 99-123. Christopher G. Reddick and Stephen K. Aikins (Eds.). Springer, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1448-3_7. Click here to get the pdf

  3. 3. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. “Grouping the Similar among the Disconnected Bloggers”, Social Network Analysis and Social Media Mining: Emerging Research. Guandong Xu and Lin Li (Eds.). IGI Global, 2012.

  4. 4. Fjorentina Angjellari-Dajci, William F. Lawless, Nitin Agarwal, Ron Oberleitner, Barbara Coleman, Shafique Warsi, and Masoud Kavoossi. “Telehealth-based Systems for Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications”, Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications. Editors: Isabel Maria Miranda and Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha. IGI Global, 2012.

  5. 5. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, Reza Zafarani, and Huiji Gao. “Analyzing Behavior of the Influentials across Social Media”, Behavior Computing: Modeling, Analysis, Mining, and Decision. Editors: Longbing Cao and Philip S. Yu. Springer, 2011.

  6. 6. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. “A Study of Homophily on Social Media”, Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends: Techniques and Applications. Editors: I-Hsien Ting, Tzung-Pei Hong and Leon S.L. Wang. IGI Global, 2011. UALR article

  7. 7. Nitin Agarwal. “Collective Learning - An Integrated Use of Social Media in Learning Environment”, Social Media Tools and Platforms in Learning Environments. Editors: Bebo White, Irwin king, and Phillip Tsang. Springer, 2011.

  8. 8. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. "Clustering of Blogs using Collective Wisdom", Computational Social Network Analysis: Trends, Tools and Research Advances. Editors: Ajith Abraham, Aboul-Ella Hassanien and Vaclav Snasel. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., 2009. Chapter 14, pp. 107-134.

  9. 9. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. "Trust in Blogosphere", Encyclopedia of Database Systems, Editors: Ling Liu and M. Tamer Özsu. Springer, 2009. pp. 3187-3191. ISBN: 9780387496160

  10. 10. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Jianping Zhang. "A Study of Friendship Networks and Blogosphere", Handbook of Research on Text and Web Mining, Technologies. Editors: Min Song and Yi-fang Brook Wu. Idea Group Inc., 2008. Chapter XXXVI, pp. 646-669. 

  11. -Reprinted in E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Vol. II). Editor: Ned Kock. Information Science Reference (an Imprint of IGI Global), 2009. Chapter 5.15, pp. 1078-1100.

  12. -Reprinted in Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends. Editors: Tatyana Dumova and Richard Fiordo. Idea Group Inc., 2009. Chapter LV, pp. 661-684.

  13. 11. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John J. Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. "Searching for 'Familiar Strangers' on Blogosphere", Next Generation of Data Mining, Editors: Hillol Kargupta, Jiawei Han, Philip S. Yu, Rajeev Motwani, and Vipin Kumar. Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2008. Chapter 15, pp. 295-316.

  14. 12. K. Selcuk Candan, Jong Wook Kim, Huan Liu, Reshma Suvarna, and Nitin Agarwal. "Identifying Mappings in Hierarchical Media Data", in Multimedia Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Editors: Valery A. Petrushin and Latifur Khan, Springer, 2006. Chapter 13, pp. 259-290.


Journals

  1. 1.Seshadri Mohan, Nitin Agarwal, and Lava Al-Doski. “Mobile Network-Aware Social Computing Applications: A Framework, Architecture, and Analysis”. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-56. 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s12652-011-0066-y.

  2. 2. Seshadri Mohan, Nitin Agarwal, and Ashutosh Dutta. “Social Networks meet Mobile Networks”. IEEE Communications Magazine. Vol. 50, Issue 6, pp. 72-73. June 2012. DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2012.6211488.

  3. 3. Soumya Banerjee and Nitin Agarwal. “Analyzing Collective Behavior from Blogs Using Swarm Intelligence”. Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) special issue on Behavior Computing. Springer, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10115-012-0512-y. (to appear). [Impact factor = 2.225 for 2011]

  4. 4. Martha Venkata Swamy, Nitin Agarwal, and Srini Ramaswamy. “Collective Context Based Privacy Model”. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing. Springer, 2012. (to appear)

  5. 5. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. “Raising and Rising Voices in Social Media: A Novel Methodological Approach in Studying Cyber-Collective Movements”. Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE) Special Issue on IS and Culture, Dorothy Leidner (Ed.), WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK. 2012. (to appear). DOI: 10.1007/s12599-012-0210-z (English); 10.1007/s11576-012-0317-3 (German translation) Best Publication of 2012 Award.

  6. 6. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Lei Tang, and Philip S. Yu. “Modeling Blogger Influence in a Community”. Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer. Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 139-162. 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-011-0039-3.

  7. 7. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. “A Study of Homophily on Social Media”. World Wide Web, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 213-232. Springer. 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s11280-011-0143-3.

  8. 8. Nitin Agarwal and Xiaowei Xu. “Social Computational Systems”. Journal of Computational Science, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 189-192. Elsevier. August 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocs.2011.07.006.

  9. 9. Huan Liu, Philip S. Yu, Nitin Agarwal, and Torsten Suel, "Guest Editors' Introduction: Social Computing in the Blogosphere". IEEE Internet Computing, pp. 12-14, March/April, 2010. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2010.39.

  10. 10. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. “WisColl: Collective Wisdom based Blog Clustering”. Journal of Information Science, 180(1): 39-61, January, 2010. [pdf] [Impact factor = 3.291 for 2010]

  11. 11. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. “Blogosphere: Research Issues, Tools, and Applications”. SIGKDD Explorations, 10(1): 18 - 31, July 2008. [pdf]

  12. 12. Lei Tang, Huan Liu, Jianping Zhang, Nitin Agarwal, and John J. Salerno. “Topic Taxonomy Adaptation for Group Profiling”. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, TKDD 1(4): 1 - 28, 2008. [pdf]

  13. 13. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Jianping Zhang. “Blocking Objectional Web Contents by Leveraging Multiple Information Sources”. SIGKDD Explorations, 8(1): 17 - 26, June, 2006. [pdf]

  14. 14. Nitin Agarwal, Ehtesham U. Haque, Huan Liu and Lance Parsons. “A Subspace Clustering Framework for Research Group Collaboration”. International Journal on Information Technology and Web Engineering, 1(1): 35 - 58, January - March, 2006. [pdf]


Conference Proceedings

  1. 1. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Learning From the Crowd: An Evolutionary Mutual Reinforcement Model for Analyzing Events. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2013), Niagara Falls, Canada, August 25-28, 2013.

  2. 2. Martha VenkataSwamy, Nitin Agarwal, Srini Ramaswamy. Enhancing Privacy using Community Driven Recommendations: An Investigation with Facebook Data. In Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 15-17, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (best paper nominee)

  3. 3. Nitin Agarwal and Faysal Ahmed. Collective Learning Paradigm for Rapidly Evolving Curriculum: Facilitating Student and Content Engagement via Social Media. In Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 15-17, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  4. 4. Serpil T. Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf T. Wigand. Cooperative Networks in Interorganizational Settings: Analyzing Cyber-Collective Action. In Proceedings of the 17th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), June 18-22, 2013, Jeju Island, Korea.

Also presented in the Workshop on Multiagent Interaction Networks (MAIN) to be held with the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 6-10, 2013, Minnesota.

  1. 5. Fatih Sen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, and Rafal Kasprzyk. Modeling Diffusion and Network Robustness through Focal Structures in Social Networks. In the 33rd International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXIII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), May 21-26, 2013, Hamburg, Germany.

  2. 6. Serpil T. Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf T. Wigand. Mapping Cyber-Collective Action among Female Muslim Bloggers for the Women to Drive Campaign. In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP 2013), April 2-5, 2013, Washington, D.C.

  3. 7. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. What does Everybody Know? Identifying Event-Specific Sources from Social Media. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.

  4. 8. Fatih Sen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Debanjan Mahata, and Halil Bisgin. Identifying Focal Patterns in Social Networks. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.

  5. 9. Rolf Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Isaac Osesina, Winfried Hering, Audrey Korsgaard, Arnold Picot, and Marcus Drescher. Social Network Indices as Performance Predictors in a Virtual Organization. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.

  6. 10. Venkata Swamy Martha, Stephen Wallace, Halil Bisgin, Xiaowei Xu, Nitin Agarwal, and Hemant Joshi. NMiner: A System for Finding Related Entities by Mining a Bimodal Network. In Proceedings of the Eighth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2012). December 17-19, 2012. Tianjin, China.

  7. 11. Rolf Wigand, Isaac Osesina, and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Organizational Potential of an Individual in a Social Network - A Stochastic Markov Approach. In the 32nd International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), March 12-18, 2012, Redondo Beach, California.

  8. 12. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Event-specific Socio-Technical Behaviors Through the Lens of Social Media. In the 32nd International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), March 12-18, 2012, Redondo Beach, California.

  9. 13. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. Finding Her Master’s Voice: The Power of Collective Action Among Female Muslim Bloggers. In Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2011). June 9-11, 2011, Helsinki, Finland.

  10. 14. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. Collective Action Theory Meets the Blogosphere: A New Methodology. In Proceedings of the third International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2011). July 11-13, 2011, Macau. China. Click to get the online version.

  11. 15. Seshadri Mohan and Nitin Agarwal. A Convergent Framework for QoS-Driven Social Media Content Delivery over Mobile Networks. In Proceedings of the second IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems Technology (WiRELESS ViTAE 2011). Feb 28-Mar 3, 2011, Chennai, India.

  12. 16. Martha Venkataswamy, Srini Ramaswamy, and Nitin Agarwal. CBPM: Context Based Privacy Model. In the Second International Symposium on Privacy and Security Applications (PSA-10) held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk, and Trust (PASSAT 2010). pp.1050-1055. August 20-22, 2010, Minneapolis, MN. Best Paper Award. News Coverage: NSF Science360, US News, UALR News, PhysOrg, Dr Dobbs Journal

  13. 17. Nitin Agarwal and Yusuf Yiliyasi. Information Quality Challenges in Social Media. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2010). November 12-14, 2010, Little Rock, Arkansas.

  14. 18. Nitin Agarwal, Halil Bisgin, and Xiaowei Xu. Does Similarity Breed Connection? - An Investigation in BlogCatalog and Last.fm Communities. In Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Social Computing Applications (SCA-10) held in conjunction with the Second IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom10). August 20-22, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

  15. 19. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. Investigating Homophily in Online Social Networks. In Proceedings of the tenth IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI‘10). August 31 - September 3, 2010, Toronto, Canada.

  16. 20. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. Does Similarity breed Connection? - An Investigation in BlogCatalog and Last.fm Communities. In the fourth ACM Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNAKDD) held in conjunction with the 16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2010). July 25, 2010, Washington DC, USA.

  17. 21. Xiaowei Xu, Mutlu Mete, Halil Bisgin, Kemal Aydin, Nitin Agarwal, and Thomas A.J. Schweiger. Finding Community Leaders in Social Networks. In the fourth ACM Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNAKDD) held in conjunction with the 16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2010). July 25, 2010, Washington DC, USA.

  18. 22. Shamanth Kumar, Nitin Agarwal, and Huan Liu. Towards Building a Social Computing Tool for Social Scientists. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human-centric Computing (HumanCom-10). August 11 - 13, 2010. Cebu, Philippines

  19. 23. Zheng Zhao, Jiangxin Wang, Shashvata Sharma, Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Yung Chang. An Integrative Approach to Identifying Biologically Relevant Genes. In Proceedings of the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2010). April 29 - May 1, 2010. Columbus, Ohio. [pdf]

  20. 24. Brian P. Blake, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf T. Wigand, and Jerry D. Wood. Twitter Quo Vadis: Is Twitter Bitter or are Tweets Sweet?. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations (ITNG 2010), pp. 1257-1260, April 12-14, 2010. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA .

  21. 25. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Merlyna Lim, and Huan Liu. Mapping Socio-Cultural Dynamics in Indonesian Blogosphere. In Proceedings of the Third AAAI International Conference on Computational Cultural Dynamics (ICCCD09), pp. 37-44, December 7-8, 2009. Washington D.C.

  22. 26. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Shankara Subramanya, John Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. Connecting Sparsely Distributed Similar Bloggers. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM’09), pp. 11-20. December 6-9, 2009. Miami, Florida.

  23. 27. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, and Reza Zafarani. Investigating Behavioral Patterns Across Social Media: from Blogging to Microblogging. In Human, Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Modeling Conference (HSCB), August 4-7, 2009. Chantilly, Virginia. [Abstract]

  24. 28. Nitin Agarwal. Social Computing in Blogosphere: Challenges and Opportunities. In SIAM Data Mining Doctoral Student Forum (SDM), April 30-May 2, 2009. Reno-Sparks-Tahoe, Nevada. [pdf]

  25. 29. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Sudheendra Murthy, Arunabha Sen, and Xufei Wang. A Social Identity Approach to Identify Familiar Strangers in a Social Network. In Proceedings of the Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM09), pp. 2 - 9, May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California. [Video] [pdf]

  26. 30. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, and Mark Woodward. BlogTrackers: A Tool for Sociologists to Track and Analyze Blogosphere. In Proceedings of the Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM09), pp. 359 - 360, May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California. (Demonstration Paper) [pdf] (Try the BlogTrackers Tool yourself)

  27. 31. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John J. Salerno, and Sanjay Sundarajan. Understanding Group Interaction in Blogosphere: A Case Study. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computational Cultural Dynamics (ICCCD08), pp. 9-17, September 15-16, 2008. Washington D.C. [pdf]

  28. 32. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. Clustering Blogs with Collective Wisdom. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE08), pp. , July 14-18, 2008. Yorktown Heights, New York. [pdf]

  29. 33. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. A Study of Communities and Influence in Blogosphere. In Proceedings of the Second SIGMOD PhD Innovative Database and Research Doctorate Consortium (IDAR08), June 13, 2008. Vancouver, Canada. [pdf]

  30. 34. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Lei Tang, and Philip S. Yu. Identifying Influential Bloggers in a Community. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM08), pp. 207-218, February 11-12, 2008. Stanford, California. [Video] [pdf] [data and related information].

  31. 35. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John J. Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. Searching for 'Familiar Strangers' on Blogosphere: Problems and Challenges. NSF Symposium on Next Generation Data Mining and Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation (NGDM07), pp. ,October 10-12, 2007. Baltimore, MD. [pdf]

  32. 36. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, and Yi Chen. Approximate Structural Matching over Ordered XML Documents. In Proceedings of the 11th International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium (IDEAS07), pp. 54-62, September 6-8, 2007. Banff, Canada. [pdf]

  33. 37. Nitin Agarwal, Ehtesham Haque, Huan Liu, Lance Parsons. Research Paper Recommender System: A Subspace Clustering Approach. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM05), pp. 475 - 491, October 11-13, 2005. Hangzhou, China. [pdf]