Structural Analysis on Social Network Constructed from Characters in Literature Texts

Provided by: Academy Publisher
Topic: Networking
Format: PDF
Recently the authors witnessed that the social network analysis focusing on social entities is applied in the social science and web-science, behavioral sciences, as well as in economics, marketing. In this paper, they present one method to construct and structure analysis the social network from literary fictions by a simple lexical analysis. And they will show that those literary social graphs, shows the power law distribution of some features, which is the typical characteristics of complex systems. They newly proposed the concept of the kernel of literary social network by which they can classify the abstract level of protagonists appeared in fictions.

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