The Open UniversitySkip to content

Mobile social closeness and communication patterns

Phithakkitnukoon, Santi and Dantu, Ram (2010). Mobile social closeness and communication patterns. In: 7th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) 2010, 9-12 Jan 2010, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Full text available as:
Full text not publicly available (Version of Record)
Due to publisher licensing restrictions, this file is not available for public download
Click here to request a copy from the OU Author.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


As mobile networks expand rapidly to facilitate the rising number of mobile phone population, more mobile social services are being developed and offered. To create an efficient social functionality, characteristics of mobile social network must be studied. Social closeness is one of the basic fundamentals of any kind of social networking. In this paper, closeness in mobile social network is the subject of the study, from which social grouping scheme is proposed and validated against the feedbacks of human subjects. Based on the proposed grouping scheme, a study of the impact of the mobile social closeness to the similarity in calling patterns and reciprocity is presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 IEEE
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetNational Science Foundation (NSF)
Extra Information: ISBN: 978-1-4244-5176-0
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 35089
Depositing User: Santi Phithakkitnukoon
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2012 09:17
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:46
Share this page:


Altmetrics from Altmetric

Citations from Dimensions

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   contact the OU