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Guest editorial: Web technologies and applications

Quan Z. Sheng, Jing He, Guoren Wang, Christian S. Jensen
2014 World wide web (Bussum)  
The first paper, by Peng and Wang, "Member Promotion in Social Networks via Skyline," focuses on an interesting research topic in social networks, namely member promotion that aims at discovering potential  ...  The authors propose a skyline-based approach for member promotion in social networks and systematically study the problem in two different settings: unequal-weighted social networks and equal-weighted  ...  We also express our gratitude to the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Yanchun Zhang, for his kind support, advice, and encouragements throughout the preparation of this special issue.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11280-014-0280-6 fatcat:d5wzzgsxana4ti2xfkicxd4eqa

CrowdSTAR: A Social Task Routing Framework for Online Communities [chapter]

Besmira Nushi, Omar Alonso, Martin Hentschel, Vasileios Kandylas
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
of their members.  ...  We experimented with the proposed framework for question and answering scenarios by using two popular social networks as crowd candidates: Twitter and Quora.  ...  Gathering expertise evidence in social networks is also an active field of research [1, 2, 5, 13] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19890-3_15 fatcat:aozz3cgdondl7gg2kexjvey4uy

CrowdSTAR: A Social Task Routing Framework for Online Communities [article]

Besmira Nushi, Omar Alonso, Martin Hentschel, Vasileios Kandylas
2014 arXiv   pre-print
of their members.  ...  We experimented with the proposed framework for question and answering scenarios by using two popular social networks as crowd candidates: Twitter and Quora.  ...  Gathering expertise evidence in social networks is an active field of research [2, 20, 5, 9] .  ... 
arXiv:1407.6714v1 fatcat:iitjd7qs4vdmxbptg55h3lqiki

Program book

2010 2010 IEEE 26th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW 2010)  
In this paper, we propose a distributed tuple space for social networking on ad hoc networks.  ...  We formulate skyline and top-k queries in MCNs and design algorithms for their efficient processing.  ...  Online social networking is quickly turning into an popular means of interacting with friends, sharing information, finding information as well as people with common interests, and, in general, a way to  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdew.2010.5452773 fatcat:oyq2tujbvjfpxjlyixux5q57vu

Parallel Healthcare: Robotic Medical and Health Process Automation for Secured and Smart Social Healthcares

Fei-Yue Wang
2020 IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems  
An optimization algorithm that minimizes the energy function to detect the communities in structural balance is proposed, and experiment results show the excellent effectiveness and efficiency of the proposed  ...  in static and dynamic social networks, respectively. 4.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcss.2020.2995282 fatcat:agvge5pytffo5ge4phc6am3r3y

Big Earth Data: a new challenge and opportunity for Digital Earth's development

Huadong Guo, Zhen Liu, Hao Jiang, Changlin Wang, Jie Liu, Dong Liang
2016 International Journal of Digital Earth  
In this paper we give an overview of the development of Digital Earth by summarizing research achievements and marking the milestones of Digital Earth's development.  ...  We believe that Big Earth Data will advance and promote the development of Digital Earth. ARTICLE HISTORY  ...  In situ sensor network data (e.g. OpenStreetMaps), GPS trace data from mobile devices, geo-social media data (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2016.1264490 fatcat:ets75npyerapzmntscunwsbklm

Small Towns Recovery and Valorisation. An Innovative Protocol to Evaluate the Efficacy of Project Initiatives

Emanuela D'Andria, Pierfrancesco Fiore, Antonio Nesticò
2021 Sustainability  
or small municipalities network), also with reference to the multiple infrastructural components.  ...  The idea was to propose a technical-economic evaluation protocol structured on social, economic, environmental, and historic-architectural components.  ...  Land use efficiency Not specified in the bibliographical reference. It is proposed to make use of expert judgements, from which a quantitative evaluation algorithm can be deduced.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131810311 fatcat:nxi5sinr4zghlgr2v5pwpjmrwm

Enhancement of Small Towns in Inland Areas. A Novel Indicators Dataset to Evaluate Sustainable Plans

Antonio Nesticò, Pierfrancesco Fiore, Emanuela D'Andria
2020 Sustainability  
The principles of sustainability guide us to a new definition of social, economic, environmental, and historical-architectural criteria.  ...  In response to the abandonment and depopulation of small towns in inland areas, it is necessary to provide analysis and technical-economic evaluation tools with the aim of selecting effective recovery  ...  heritage «in an autonomy that, although not devoid of contemporaneity, represents an object of great interest not only in terms of memory conservation but also in terms of potential for composing qualitative  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12166359 fatcat:6v7l6g2epjaklbtkpvr7hzkhuy

Real Estate Data Marketplace

Philip Treleaven, Jeremy Barnett, Andrew Knight, Will Serrano
2021 AI and Ethics  
The key to promoting the use of data-driven techniques in the real estate sector is the introduction of a Data Marketplace that promotes validation of data and tokenisation to create value for the owners  ...  In addition to member and member firms being expected to adhere to all appropriate laws, statutes, and other regulations in the jurisdictions in which they practise, they are also expected to implement  ...  The key risk for AI learning algorithms is already introduced bias in the training data sets, therefore an ethical Data Marketplace must include theoretical best models created by computers (genetic algorithms  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43681-021-00053-4 fatcat:zwwjj3qdrfbitfgzcy26ewkl5e

Evo* 2021 – Late-Breaking Abstracts Volume [article]

A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Acknowledgements Berker Banar is a PhD student at the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music, funded by UKRI grant number EP/S022694/1 and Queen Mary University of London  ...  ABM systems have the potential to simulate real-world human decisions, behavior, social environments making them robust to be widely used across all domains.  ...  We describe here the usage of four different CLIP-guided GAN image generators via Colab notebooks, to highlight their potential for artistic practice.  ... 
arXiv:2106.11804v1 fatcat:6otgwnlqsfev5jt4fnux32ffly

Urban Computing

Yu Zheng, Licia Capra, Ouri Wolfson, Hai Yang
2014 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
Additionally, we usually need to harness a diversity of data sources in a single task. For instance, the aforementioned anomaly detection uses human mobility data, road networks, and social media.  ...  After the data is processed with other data sources in the cloud, the knowledge learned from the data will be used to serve users from the physical world via mobile clients (e.g., driving direction suggestions  ...  are formally defined as follows in Zheng [2011a Zheng [ , 2012a : A location-based social network (LBSN) not only means adding a location to an existing social network so that people in the social structure  ... 
doi:10.1145/2629592 fatcat:no5gcshbmrdfphv6ewm6wdoewq

The Algerian Chapter of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An Evolutionary, Genetic, and Epidemiological Prospect

Safia Zeghbib, Balázs A. Somogyi, Brigitta Zana, Gábor Kemenesi, Róbert Herczeg, Fawzi Derrar, Ferenc Jakab
2021 Viruses  
In addition, we emphasized the significant role played by local and international travels in disease dissemination.  ...  Our results revealed individual amino-acid replacements such as the deleterious replacement A23T in the orf3a gene in Algeria_EPI_ISL_418241.  ...  The median-joining algorithm with epsilon = 1 parameter was used in the network construction. ellipses and diameters are proportional to the number of sequences.  ... 
doi:10.3390/v13081525 pmid:34452390 pmcid:PMC8402747 fatcat:pdtj4mfkenbsdojwl72azozxdq

Time-aware analysis and ranking of lurkers in social networks

Andrea Tagarelli, Roberto Interdonato
2015 Social Network Analysis and Mining  
Mining the silent members of an online community, also called lurkers, has been recognized as an important problem that accompanies the extensive use of online social networks (OSNs).  ...  Our goal in this work is to push forward research in lurker mining in a twofold manner: (i) to provide an in-depth analysis of temporal aspects that aims to unveil the behavior of lurkers and their relations  ...  In this regard, a number of features is suggested to promote usage among members of OSNs like Twitter and Buzznet.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13278-015-0276-y fatcat:ljieogxbdffvbehtwoh5wv5yau

Urbanization, Work and Community: The Logic of City Life in the Contemporary World

Allen J. Scott
2017 Kvalita Inovácia Prosperita  
This is followed by an argument to the effect that the specificity of the city resides in the manner in which the diverse social phenomena that it contains are brought into a composite pattern of spatial  ...  social order of cities.  ...  efficiency and competitive advantage, but also by securing continuity of social life and labor market relationships via their built forms and physical infrastructures.  ... 
doi:10.12776/qip.v21i1.785 fatcat:s3yjvgpir5cbtggmx46rhbqlri

Thiessen Polygons [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Geographic applications often demand an integrative approach to examine changes and interactions over space and time. Temporal geographic information systems (GIS)  ...  Cross-References Fastest-Path Computation Graph Theory, Konigsberg Problem Nearest Neighbor Problem Routing Vehicles, Algorithms  ...  Third, trajectory mining in social process is new and useful in social networks analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_101387 fatcat:gzp2stwscbcf7eupd3h6eztjri
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