The thesis presents general principles of data mining and it also focuses on specific needs of social networks. Certain social networks, chosen with respect to popularity and availability to Czech users, are discussed from various points of view. The benefits and drawbacks of each are also mentioned. Afterwards, one suitable API is selected for futher analysis. The project explains harvesting data via Twitter API and the process of mining of data from this particular network. Design of a mining algorithm inspired by density based clustering methods is described. The implementation is explained in its own chapter, preceded by thorough explanation of MVC architectural pattern. In the end some examples of usage of gathered knowledge are shown as well as possibility of future extensions
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