Privacy in social networks

Author
Zheleva, Elena M.
Title
Privacy in social networks / Elena Zheleva, Evimaria Terzi, Lise Getoor.
Format
Book
Published
[San Rafael, Calif.] : Morgan & Claypool, c2012.
Description
ix, 75 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Terzi, Evimaria.
Getoor, Lise.
Series
Synthesis lectures on data mining and knowledge discovery, 2151-0075 ; #4
Uniform series
Synthesis lectures on data mining and knowledge discovery ; #4.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-74).
Contents
Introduction -- A model for online social networks -- Types of privacy disclosure -- Statistical methods for inferring information in networks -- Anonymity and differential privacy -- Attacks and privacy-preserving mechanisms -- Models of information sharing -- Users' privacy risk -- Management of privacy settings.
Summary
This Synthesis lecture provides a survey of work on privacy in online social networks (OSNs). This work encompasses concerns of users, service providers, and third parties. The goal of the authors was to approach such concerns from a computer-science perspective, and building upon existing work on privacy, security, statistical modeling and databases to provide an overview of the technical and algorithmic issues related to privacy in OSNs.
Subject headings
Online social networks--Security measures.
Data protection.
ISBN
1608458628
9781608458622

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
HM742 .Z446 2012
Location
Wells Library - Research Coll. - Stacks
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