TITLE

The Big Digger & Puzzler System for Harvesting & Analyzing Data from Social Networks

AUTHOR(S)
Holsbø, Einar J.; Ha, Phuong H.; Anshus, Otto J.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Norsk Informatikkonferanse;2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Big Digger & Puzzler is a distributed system for harvesting and analyzing data from social networks. The system is distributed on users' PCs around the world. A Digger collects data as specified by the user; a Puzzler analyzes data collected by the Digger, and can contact other Puzzlers to request analytics data on-demand. Puzzlers don't share the raw data with each other, only analytics: this cuts down on bandwidth- and storage requirements, and effectively distributes the compute workload across users interested in approximately the same topics and analytics. On a large enough scale, enough relevant analytics will be available to serve many different requests, statistically speaking.
ACCESSION #
111086108

 

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