Brief Announcement: Detecting Users’ Connectivity on Online Social Networks

  • Na Li
  • Sajal K. Das
  • Nan Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7596)


We present a heuristic algorithm which leverages the topological properties of social networks to efficiently detect a small subgraph on an OSN which connects a group of target users, particularly from the perspective of a third-party analyst.


Steiner Tree Online Social Network Target User Steiner Tree Problem Current Degree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Na Li
    • 1
  • Sajal K. Das
    • 1
  • Nan Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentGeorge Washington UniversityUSA

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