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A Case Study of Collaboration and Reputation in Social Web Search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs, Barry Smyth
2011 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
and Chi 2009] , whereby the search efforts of a user might be influenced by their social graph or the searches of others, potentially leading to a more collaborative model of search.  ...  Two promising and powerful new ideas in web search are personalization and collaboration.  ...  A Case Study of Collaboration and Reputation in Social Web Search · 3 Fig. 1.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2036264.2036268 fatcat:aern5efxezbw5je2m55xhpxhni

Collaboration, Reputation and Recommender Systems in Social Web Search [chapter]

Barry Smyth, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs, Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony
2015 Recommender Systems Handbook  
In this chapter we will explore recent research which aims to do just that: to make web search a more personal and collaborative experience and to leverage important information such as the reputation  ...  In short we look towards a more social future for mainstream search.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by Science Foundation Ireland: through the CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies under grant number 07/CE/I1147; and through the Insight Centre for Data Analytics  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4899-7637-6_17 fatcat:uiscut42ybhxjaz4pcg35rda7q

Models of Web Page Reputation in Social Search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth
2011 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Social Computing  
The reputation of these users is important in collaborative and social search tasks, much as relevance is vital in conventional web search.  ...  In this paper we examine this concept of reputation in collaborative and social search contexts.  ...  CONCLUSIONS This paper is about social search and broadly speaking the research looks at how we can make web search more collaborative.  ... 
doi:10.1109/passat/socialcom.2011.175 dblp:conf/socialcom/McNallyOS11 fatcat:zdson7i275gglfq2tvy2ukyxj4

Trust Modeling for Networked Organizations Using Reputation and Collaboration Estimates

Nada Lavra, Peter Ljubi, Tanja Urbani, Gregor Papa, Mitja Jermol, Stefan Bollhalter
2007 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
The correspondence presents two case studies, one using a questionnaire-based approach and the other using automated reputation and collaboration estimation from data gathered by Web crawling.  ...  to a network of collaborating organizations (VO) and a network of collaborating individuals (VT).  ...  In the two case studies, we have based our approach on the data about partners' past performance and their reputation in the social network of collaborating partners.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcc.2006.889531 fatcat:lje5j2icrreoxbbw3ryr3vt5su

A comparative study of collaboration-based reputation models for social recommender systems

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth
2013 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
In this work we describe a generic approach to modeling user and item reputation in social recommender systems.  ...  In particular, we show how the various interactions between producers and consumers of content can be used to create so-called collaboration graphs, from which the reputation of users and items can be  ...  Case Study: HeyStaks HeyStaks is an approach to collaborative web search that is designed to work with mainstream search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo; so users search as normal, on their favourite  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-013-9143-6 fatcat:pmh2mjms3vewhl4prfhbrh7ufi

Recommendation as Collaboration in Web Search

Barry Smyth, Jill Freyne, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs
2011 The AI Magazine  
Recommendation technologies have a potentially much greater role to play in information discovery however and in this article we consider recent research that takes a fresh look at web search as a fertile  ...  platform for recommender systems research as users demand a new generation of search engines that are less susceptible to manipulation and more responsive to searcher needs and preferences.  ...  Web Search Shared: A Case Study In this section we describe a case study of a novel approach that brings collaboration to mainstream search engines.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v32i3.2362 fatcat:nmkrrynabfebxew2b3f2ebgacq

Corporate reputation in the era of Web 2.0: the case of Primark

Brian Jones, John Temperley, Anderson Lima
2009 Journal of Marketing Management  
It looks at issues around corporate reputation and brand management via a case study of Primark.  ...  The Primark case study offers an indication of how companies are or are not using the social web and social media utility tools to communicate their social responsibility.  ...  The case study of Primark draws on people's experiences and practices of the social web.  ... 
doi:10.1362/026725709x479309 fatcat:opjprjq7bbb57esyjj7rts6ana

Towards a reputation-based model of social web search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs
2010 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '10  
In this paper, we describe HeyStaks (www.heystaks.com), a system that provides a novel approach to collaborative web search.  ...  While web search tasks are often inherently collaborative in nature, many search engines do not explicitly support collaboration during search.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Based on works supported by Science Foundation Ireland, Grant No. 07/CE/I1147 and HeyStaks Technologies Ltd.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1719970.1719996 dblp:conf/iui/KcNallyOSCB10 fatcat:fg7mwb24hbg2piwqvstky75wsy

A social network-based system for supporting interactive collaboration in knowledge sharing over peer-to-peer network

Stephen J.H. Yang, Irene Y.L. Chen
2008 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
Results of this study demonstrate that applying such social network-based collaboration support to knowledge sharing helps people find relevant content and knowledgeable collaborators who are willing to  ...  This study will address how to apply social network-based system to support interactive collaboration in knowledge sharing over peer-to-peer networks.  ...  Many of the ideas and wording shown in this paper come from the reviewers' comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2007.08.005 fatcat:usp7rw2njbh3fftf455qrxb6ha

Trust-Based Techniques for Collective Intelligence in Social Search Systems [chapter]

Pierpaolo Dondio, Luca Longo
2011 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The chapter provides an overview of the current landscape of computational models of trust and reputation, and it presents an experimental study case in the domain of social search, where we show how trust  ...  A key-issue for the effectiveness of collaborative decision support systems is the problem of the trustworthiness of the entities involved in the process.  ...  Social search represents an ideal study case due to its collaborative, decentralized and large-scale nature.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20344-2_5 fatcat:ioejk6bg7zcalesuqxtxa6bgby

Reputation-Based Composition of Social Web Services

Alessandro Celestini, Gianpiero Costantino, Rocco De Nicola, Zakaria Maamar, Fabio Martinelli, Marinella Petrocchi, Francesco Tiezzi
2014 2014 IEEE 28th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications  
users and faster replacement in case of service failures.  ...  Social Web Services (SWSs) constitute a novel paradigm of serviceoriented computing, where Web services, just like humans, sign up in social networks that guarantee, e.g., better service discovery for  ...  In both cases, simulation and model checking results are discussed. Reputation-based Composition of Social Web Services This section describes a reputation-based procedure to compose SWSs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aina.2014.90 dblp:conf/aina/CelestiniCNMMPT14 fatcat:eb5gmu5pmjce5e2ucukk62mynm

Repository 2.0: Social Dynamics to Support Community Building in Learning Object Repositories

Sergio Monge, Ramon Ovelar, Iker Azpeitia
2008 Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning  
He is especially interested in communication through web technologies and his areas of interest include social networks, reputation systems, recommendation systems, social tagging, collaborative knowledge  ...  We also make a proposal of six Web 2.0 strategies to be used to encourage social dynamics and participation around a repository.  ...  In a national educative content repository, user reputation rating could be used -in addition to improving the search system and favoring participation socially -as a criterion to reward voluntary contributions  ... 
doi:10.28945/374 fatcat:37y24hqvrvfsfawplskay7ouge

Enhancing the Selection of Web Sources: A Reputation Based Approach [chapter]

Donato Barbagallo, Cinzia Cappiello, Chiara Francalanci, Maristella Matera
2011 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
This paper introduces a set of metrics able to measure the reputation of a Web source by considering its authority, its relevance in a given context, and the quality of the content.  ...  The large amount of available Web data sources is an important opportunity for Web users and also for various data-intensive Web applications.  ...  Introduction Web browsing most often starts from search engines and moves along a chain of links originating in the top search results [12] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19802-1_32 fatcat:6rxgyvxv6rdmhbwl5zbb3ndwpq

A Case-Based Perspective on Social Web Search [chapter]

Barry Smyth, Peter Briggs, Maurice Coyle, Michael P. O'Mahony
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we build on recent work to describe and evaluate a new application of case-based Web search, one that focuses on how experience reuse can support collaboration among searchers.  ...  Special emphasis is placed on the development of a case-based system that is compatible with existing search engines. We also describe the results of a live-user deployment.  ...  In short we argue that this implementation of case-based Web search adds a new layer of collaboration to Web search by mediating the reuse of search experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02998-1_35 fatcat:zaxc54mcjjgmlgj4js5tlw67ri

Promoting Digital Skills and Critical Awareness through Online Search and Personal Knowledge Management: A Case Study [chapter]

Maria Cinque, Maria Bortoluzzi
2013 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
This work presents two research case studies, concerning activities carried out within two university courses.  ...  Quantitative and qualitative data were gathered within a framework of personal knowledge management and the resulting guidelines are potentially useful both for teachers and learners.  ...  What are my data on the web (formal and informal)? What traces did I leave on the web (in social networks, blogs, forum etc.)? How can I manage my web reputation and my digital identity?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00554-6_2 fatcat:zzybpeug2vcgxehqozjvfcbsrm
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