Social Networks Science: Design, Implementation, Security, and Challenges

From Social Networks Analysis to Social Networks Intelligence

  • Nilanjan Dey
  • Rosalina Babo
  • Amira S. Ashour
  • Vishal Bhatnagar
  • Med Salim Bouhlel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Social Network Design and Implementation: An Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lizur Rahman, Golam Sarowar, Sarwar Kamal
      Pages 3-23
    3. Nabanita Das, Surekha Borra, Nilanjan Dey, Samarjeet Borah
      Pages 25-45
  3. Social Network Application: An Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. C. Sardianos, N. Tsirakis, I. Varlamis
      Pages 89-110
    3. A. L. Chapman, M. Lei, C. Greenhow
      Pages 111-128
  4. Social Network Security and Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129

About this book


The main target of this book is to raise the awareness about social networking systems design, implementation, security requirements, and approaches. The book entails related issues including computing, engineering, security, management, and organization policy. It interprets the design, implementation and security threats in the social networks and offers some solutions in this concern. It clarifies the authentication concept between servers to identity users. Most of the models that focus on protecting users’ information are also included. This book introduces the Human-Interactive Security Protocols (HISPs) efficiently.

Presenting different types of the social networking systems including the internet and mobile devices is one of the main targets of this book. This book includes the social network performance evaluation metrics. It compares various models and approaches used in the design of the social networks. This book includes various applications for the use of the social networks in the healthcare, e-commerce, crisis management, and academic applications. The book provides an extensive background for the development of social network science and its challenges. This book discusses the social networks integration to offer online services, such as instant messaging, email, file sharing, transferring patients’ medical reports/images, location-based recommendations and many other functions.

This book provides users, designers, engineers and managers with the valuable knowledge to build a better secured information transfer over the social networks. The book gathers remarkable materials from an international experts’ panel to guide the readers during the analysis, design, implementation and security achievement for the social network systems. In this book, theories, practical guidance, and challenges are included to inspire designers and researchers. The book guides the engineers, designers, and researchers to exploit the intrinsic design of the social network systems.


Social Networks Social Networks Security Social Networks Design Virtual Individual Servers Social Network Analysis Human Interactive Security Protocols Information Attacks

Editors and affiliations

  • Nilanjan Dey
    • 1
  • Rosalina Babo
    • 2
  • Amira S. Ashour
    • 3
  • Vishal Bhatnagar
    • 4
  • Med Salim Bouhlel
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyTechno India College of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Information Systems, ISCAPPorto PolytechnicPortoPortugal
  3. 3.Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringTanta UniversityTantaEgypt
  4. 4.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringAmbedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and ResearchNew DelhiIndia
  5. 5.Research Lab Sciences and Technologies of Image and TelecommunicationSfax UniversitySfaxTunisia

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