An integrated framework for avatar data collection from the virtual world

Yulei Zhang, Ximing Yu, Yan Dang, Hsinchun Chen

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To mine the rich social media data produced in virtual worlds, an integrated framework combines bot- and spider-based approaches to collect avatar behavioral and profile data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5678582
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Intelligent Systems
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2010


  • Second Life
  • avatar activity
  • avatar profile
  • data collection
  • gender differences
  • virtual worlds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence

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