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Monday, October 23 • 18:00 - 18:45
BoF: Hashkat (#K@) : Visualising Agents in a Large-Scale Online Social Network Simulator - Jigyasa Grover, FOSSASIA, Women Who Code Delhi

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In this 21st century, fathoming online social networks which have become the platform of choice for user interactions over the internet gives valuable insight into human interactions & social psychology. This perspective can be used to analyse the structure of social entities as well as a variety of theories to identify and explain local & global patterns, locate influential entities, and examine network dynamics.

HASHKAT is an Open Source social network simulation tool, an agent-based, Kinetic Monte Carlo engine designed to comprehend the growth & model information propagation through an online social network such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. It provides a set of methods for to study the emergent phenomena of large social networks based on real-world observations of user behaviour incorporating all elements like multiple user profiles, messaging, trending topics & advertising.


Jigyasa Grover

Contributor, FOSSASIA, Women Who Code Delhi
An ardent open source contributor, Google Summer of Code 2015 & 2016 alumna from FOSSASIA and a budding researcher in social network analysis & agent based simulation-modelling having worked at NRC Canada & IRD France, Jigyasa is currently pursuing Bachelors of Technology in Comp... Read More →

Monday October 23, 2017 18:00 - 18:45
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