Kiel Email Network Dataset


Below you can find the data of the e-mail network analyzed in our paper

The network data (DOWNLOAD) are available to anyone who wants to use them for non-commercial purposes.

Description of the data

The data are in a gzipped ascii file with the following format. Each line corresponds to one link (i.e., e-mail) from the first to the second address. As described in detail in the above paper, e-mail addresses correspond to internal ("s") and external ("x") nodes. An exemplary line of the file is explained below. Users and domains were made anonymous by the service provider.

Example

month day time internal/
external
user
(source)
@ domain
(source)
internal/
external
user
(destination)
@ domain
(destination)
sep 16 03:36:25 x 00004066 @ 00002192 s 00006210 @ 00001208