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Exploiting Social Ties for Search and Recommendation in Online Social Networks - Challenges and Chances

Kerstin Bischoff
2010 Workshop Grundlagen von Datenbanken  
Some first related studies, approaches and ideas for future work address the identification and exploitation of weak and strong ties in online networks.  ...  Assuming no or only potential ties explicitly given, the focus is first on the analysis of collaborative tagging and its potentials for user profiling, recommendations and search.  ...  With respect to exploiting online social connections for search and recommendation, two broad areas need to be studied: • How can ties be modeled based on implicit and explicit indicators found in online  ... 
dblp:conf/gvd/Bischoff10 fatcat:335rvtczzjd2diketp3ajml3si

Borders and Border Regions in Europe: Changes, Challenges and Chances

Derek Hawes
2014 Journal of Contemporary European Studies  
social and industrial networks (Aydalot 1985; Maillat 1988; Perrin 1989) .  ...  Second, his purported support for the thesis that social ties are becoming emancipated from space. Finally, his analytical framework for a sociology of space in general.  ...  Historical Culture and Territoriality Social Appropriation in the German-Polish Border Region in the 19th and 20th Centuries Thomas Serrier ENTANGLED HISTORICAL CULTURES AND APPROPRIATION OF A HYBRID  ... 
doi:10.1080/14782804.2014.975457 fatcat:iftjvaism5btnpkyvtzhodoyxe

A Social Referral Mechanism for Job Reference Recommendation

Yu-Ting Fu, Ting-Kai Hwang, Yung-Ming Li, Lien-Fa Lin
2015 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
and influence cross different social groups, such as enhancing the power of social search and appraisal.  ...  the passively searching for job seeking to actively consulting for exclusively job information.  ...  Specifically, we develop a social referral mechanism applied in the online job search and improve the job-matching process by exploiting the power of social ties.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/FuHLL15 fatcat:yusk3z2jsfgwzmwi5lsab36b5y

Mining social networks for local search and location-based recommender systems

Fabio Gasparetti, Damianos Gavalas, Sergio Ilarri, Francesco Ricci, Zhiwen Yu
2019 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
Publisher's note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ...  Many thanks also go to the PUC Editor-in-Chief Prof. Peter Thomas for his trust, guidance and support.  ...  We would like to thank especially the authors of the accepted papers for their effort in revising and improving their work (occasionally, several times) in response to reviewers' comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-019-01241-0 fatcat:4uhdujarjbe47maeang2j6aa5e

Online Marketing and the Performance of Small-Scale Enterprises in Nigeria: A Study of Selected SMEs in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria

Oyedele Ola Olusegun, Oworu Oyefemi Olympus, Adbulganiyu Ibrahim Olakunle
2020 Annals of Contemporary Developments in Management & HR  
The study investigated Online Marketing and the Performance of Small and medium scale enterprises in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State.  ...  Therefore, the study recommended that solving the performance of SME development can be single handedly done using Online Marketing.  ...  It views social relationships in forms of nodes and ties (York University, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.33166/acdmhr.2020.03.003 fatcat:zvu2tvofx5fxrhl2pczwr3quvm

Exploiting place features in link prediction on location-based social networks

Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo
2011 Proceedings of the 17th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining - KDD '11  
Link prediction systems have been largely adopted to recommend new friends in online social networks using data about social interactions.  ...  In this paper we study the problem of designing a link prediction system for online location-based social networks.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Ilias Leontiadis and Charalampos Rotsos for many useful comments and discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2020408.2020575 dblp:conf/kdd/ScellatoNM11 fatcat:2w2mdmoqrnamhctu4q36os77fa

With a little help from my friends: Cultivating serendipity in online shopping environments

Camille Grange, Izak Benbasat, Andrew Burton-Jones
2018 Information & Management  
In this study, we explore how social media affordances such as obtaining access to peer-generated content and being connected to online friends can help create the right conditions for serendipity in online  ...  Consumers are increasingly seeking serendipity in online shopping, where information clutter and preprogramed recommendation systems can make product choice frustrating or mundane.  ...  In a social circle design, users can select products for evaluation by exploiting social filtering.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:5nmbs3u67fblznqkorfxknh2vm

Social Media and the Science of Health Behavior

D. Centola
2013 Circulation  
In other words, weak ties are also long-distance ties in the social sense that they connect people in the social network who would otherwise be socially remote.  ...  and participation in an intentionally designed online network.  ... 
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.112.101816 pmid:23716382 fatcat:b357foy6zna5highwlm5uoa5ae

Exploring innovation through open networks: A review and initial research questions

Jonathan Ye, Atreyi Kankanhalli
2013 IIMB Management Review  
Since solvers and seekers serve as the foundation for the realisation of the open innovation strategy, such understanding is imperative to encourage participation and realise benefits from open networks  ...  This article investigates the potential factors that can promote solvers' and seekers' participation in open networks. .sg (A. Kankanhalli). 1 Tel.: þ64 9923 7154.  ...  networks in facilitating companies' searching and finding appropriate solutions for their problems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iimb.2013.02.002 fatcat:jtblpaxdjrcd7feuelbijathhy

Issues in information behaviour on social media

Khoo Christopher S.G.
2014 LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal  
This paper surveys the literature of the past nine years on information behaviour related to social media, focusing especially on social networking sites and online discussion forums.  ...  Users use a combination of information behaviours, information sources, and online as well as offline sources for information needs that are important to them. Conclusion.  ...  to other users to respond. • The ties between users in an online network may not be as strong as in physical networks.  ... 
doi:10.32655/libres.2014.2.2 fatcat:xcpolhx5azb5zb7hstfwvpqncm

Decentralized Online Social Networks [chapter]

Anwitaman Datta, Sonja Buchegger, Le-Hung Vu, Thorsten Strufe, Krzysztof Rzadca
2010 Handbook of Social Network Technologies and Applications  
In this chapter we explore the various motivations of a decentralized approach to online social networking, discuss several concrete proposals and types of DOSN as well as challenges and opportunities  ...  A decentralized online social network (DOSN) is a distributed system for social networking with no or limited dependency on any dedicated central infrastructure.  ...  Challenges for DOSN In this section, we list some challenges for decentralized social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-7142-5_17 fatcat:igadyamiujdaheo6cewabshw74

A Social Trust Based Friend Recommender for Online Communities

Surya Nepal, Cecile Paris, Payam Aghaei Pour, Sanat Bista, Jill Freyne
2013 Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing  
We have developed a suite of algorithms for friend recommendations using a social trust model called STrust.  ...  In this paper, we present our social trust based recommendation algorithms and evaluate them against algorithms based on the social graph (such as Friends-Of-A-Friend).  ...  Their derived model, based on online interactions, identifies strong and weak ties in social networks with an accuracy of 85%. Similarly, Wu et al.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.collaboratecom.2013.254213 dblp:conf/colcom/NepalPPBF13 fatcat:iplkutukzndgngzrzcsuwo4psa

Multi-attribute identity resolution for online social network

Shalini Yadav, Adwitiya Sinha, Pawan Kumar
2019 SN Applied Sciences  
As per social media theory, there are different stages for automated identity resolution, namely identity searching, identity linking and identity merging.  ...  Hence, revealing the malicious users having multiple profiles in social networks has become significant for downstream analysis to ensure cyber safety.  ...  Fake users in the community are exploited by mutual friend features. It also identifies strong and weak ties of users.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42452-019-1701-z fatcat:ftjqtwiczzgxfgtbfa6tyoc5pu

Understanding Human-Machine Networks: A Cross-Disciplinary Survey [article]

Milena Tsvetkova, Taha Yasseri, Eric T. Meyer, J. Brian Pickering, Vegard Engen, Paul Walland, Marika Lüders, Asbjørn Følstad, and George Bravos
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We identify eight types of HMNs: public-resource computing, crowdsourcing, web search engines, crowdsensing, online markets, social media, multiplayer online games and virtual worlds, and mass collaboration  ...  The challenge in designing successful HMNs is that they cannot be developed and implemented in the same manner as networks of machines nodes alone, nor following a wholly human-centric view of the network  ...  Online markets "e-commerce" OR "prediction market" OR "online market" OR C2C; "file sharing" OR "peer-to-peer" Social media ("social network" AND site) OR ("social network" AND online) OR "social media  ... 
arXiv:1511.05324v2 fatcat:ixawl5uo4rd5tbewgcpz3as4pm

Simplifying the Task of Group Gift Giving [chapter]

Shadi Ghajar-Khosravi, Louisa Holub, David Canella, William Sharpe, Mark Chignell
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We then discuss the role that recommender systems and social media can play in facilitating gift giving interactions.  ...  We conclude with suggestions on future directions for online group gift giving noting the contribution that the Personal Web approach can make in this domain.  ...  The growing popularity of social networks has led to a rising interest in social recommender systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39995-4_9 fatcat:rye2iiu23zg6xlyom4parkubza
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