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Daniel López Sánchez
Discovergy GmbH
Jorge Revuelta
ACM Member
Fernando De La Prieta
Sunchon National University
Korea, Republic of
Cach Dang
HoChiMinh City University of Transport
Viet Nam
Vol. 4 No. 3 (2015), Articles, pages 11-18
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In this paper, a novel framework for social user clustering is proposed. Given a current controversial political topic, the Louvain Modularity algorithm is used to detect communities of users sharing the same political preferences. The political alignment of a set of users is labeled manually by a human expert and then the quality of the community detection is evaluated against this gold standard. In the last section, we propose a novel force-directed graph algorithm to generate a visual representation of the detected communities.   


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