Title: Anonymisation in social network: a literature survey and classification

Authors: Sanur Sharma; Preeti Gupta; Vishal Bhatnagar

Addresses: Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Geeta Colony, Delhi-110031, India. ' Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Geeta Colony, Delhi-110031, India. ' Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Geeta Colony, Delhi-110031, India

Abstract: Social network has got its importance in current developing society as it is able to bring people close to each other. The closeness which is achieved has its own advantages and disadvantages in term of security breach which can be due to many reasons. We as authors had surveyed the various anonymisation techniques which are applied on social network for privacy preservation which is the need of today's social network setup. We had done an in-depth study of existing literature from various known international journal papers to come up with a framework which will help the various researchers to focus on specific and emerging areas in the field of applying the anonymisation in privacy preservation in social network.

Keywords: social networks; privacy preservation; privacy protection; anonymisation; literature review.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSNM.2012.045105

International Journal of Social Network Mining, 2012 Vol.1 No.1, pp.51 - 66

Received: 17 Jun 2011
Accepted: 04 Aug 2011

Published online: 21 Aug 2014 *

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