The Evaluation of DyHATR Performance for Dynamic Heterogeneous Graphs


  • Nasy`an Taufiq Al Ghifari School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung 40132, Indonesia
  • Gusti Ayu Putri Saptawati School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung 40132, Indonesia
  • Masayu Leylia Khodra School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung 40132, Indonesia
  • Benhard Sitohang School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung 40132, Indonesia



dynamic, graph mining, heterogeneous, link prediction, performance evaluation


Dynamic heterogeneous graphs can represent real-world networks. Predicting links in these graphs is more complicated than in static graphs. Until now, research interest of link prediction has focused on static heterogeneous graphs or dynamically homogeneous graphs. A link prediction technique combining temporal RNN and hierarchical attention has recently emerged, called DyHATR. This method is claimed to be able to work on dynamic heterogeneous graphs by testing them on four publicly available data sets (Twitter, Math-Overflow, Ecomm, and Alibaba). However, after further analysis, it turned out that the four data sets did not meet the criteria of dynamic heterogeneous graphs. In the present work, we evaluated the performance of DyHATR on dynamic heterogeneous graphs. We conducted experiments with DyHATR based on the Yelp data set represented as a dynamic heterogeneous graph consisting of homogeneous subgraphs. The results show that DyHATR can be applied to identify link prediction on dynamic heterogeneous graphs by simultaneously capturing heterogeneous information and evolutionary patterns, and then considering them to carry out link predicition. Compared to the baseline method, the accuracy achieved by DyHATR is competitive, although the results can still be improved.


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How to Cite

Al Ghifari, N. T., Saptawati, G. A. P., Khodra, M. L., & Sitohang, B. (2023). The Evaluation of DyHATR Performance for Dynamic Heterogeneous Graphs. Journal of ICT Research and Applications, 17(2), 231-248.




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