E-Reputation Prediction Model in Online Social Networks

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Mouna El Marrakchi 1,* Hicham Bensaid 1,2 Mostafa Bellafkih 1

1. National Institute of Posts and Telecommunications, STRS Lab, Rabat, Morocco

2. Mohammed V University in Rabat, Faculty of Sciences, Laboratory of Mathematics, Computing and Applications (LabMiA), BP1014, Rabat, Morocco

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijisa.2017.11.03

Received: 4 Apr. 2017 / Revised: 1 Jun. 2017 / Accepted: 7 Jul. 2017 / Published: 8 Nov. 2017

Index Terms

E-reputation, reputation score, reputation prediction, reputation systems, trust systems, online Social Networks


E-reputation management has become an important challenge for firms that try to improve their notoriety across the web and more specifically in social media. Indeed, the power of online communities to impact a brand’s image is undeniable and companies need a powerful system to measure their reputation as perceived by connected society. Moreover, they need to follow its variation and forecast its evolution to anticipate any impacting change. For this purpose we have implemented an Intelligent Reputation Measuring System (IRMS) that assesses reputation in online social networks on the basis of members’ activity and popularity. In this paper, we add a predictive module to IRMS that forecasts the evolution of reputation score using influence propagation algorithms.

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Mouna El Marrakchi, Hicham Bensaid, Mostafa Bellafkih, "E-Reputation Prediction Model in Online Social Networks", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), Vol.9, No.11, pp.17-25, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2017.11.03


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