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Blogging Evolution

Adam M. Goldstein
2009 Evolution: Education and Outreach  
Throughout, I aim to illuminate blogs about evolutionary biology from the point of view of a user looking for information about the topic.  ...  I describe the general characteristics of blogs, contrasting blogs with other of WWW formats for self-publishing.  ...  This has important consequences for how blog readers ought to assess blog content.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12052-009-0149-9 fatcat:agrqwdd53zbehfiy5afhfe67uy

On the blog content quality in the context of legal culture formation

Olga N. Tomyuk, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. YeltsinUral Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Milana V. Golysheva, Andrei Yu. Dudchik, Margarita A. Dyachkova, Vladimir K. Egorov, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Belarusian State University, Ural State Pedagogical University, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration of the Russian Federation
2020 Perspectives of science and education  
The purpose of the study is to analyze the main characteristics and quality of legal Instagram blog content as one of the dynamically developing applications with a multi-million audience of users.  ...  Information and target analysis of texts and discourse analysis were used to interpret blog content in the context of specific cultural and historical factors.  ...  Acknowledgments The reported study was funded by RFBR, project number 20-013-00813 "Educational potential of the media sphere as a space for the development of legal culture and human rights culture in  ... 
doi:10.32744/pse.2020.4.31 fatcat:b42opeucvzhd7c7dt46mg4q5gi

Key blog distillation

Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis
2008 Proceeding of the 17th ACM conference on Information and knowledge mining - CIKM '08  
, or whether the full-text of each blog post should be downloaded; Lastly, we use approaches to detect the central or recurring interests of each blog to increase the retrieval effectiveness of the system  ...  Using the TREC 2007 Blog dataset, the results show that our proposed expert search paradigm is indeed useful in identifying key bloggers, achieving high retrieval effectiveness.  ...  In general, each blog has an (HTML) homepage, which presents a few recent posts to the user when they visit the blog.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1458082.1458221 dblp:conf/cikm/MacdonaldO08 fatcat:p26mttd7o5cfhpxmhwhi6ni4x4

Blog snippets

Javier Parapar, Jorge López-Castro, Álvaro Barreiro
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
In this poster we use part of this information, the readers' comments, to improve the quality of post snippets with the objective of enhancing the user access to the relevant posts in a result list.  ...  In the last years Blog Search has been a new exciting task in Information Retrieval. The presence of user generated information with valuable opinions makes this field of huge interest.  ...  The quality of the snippets in web search has been already demonstrated as a determinant factor to improve the user access to relevant information [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835578 dblp:conf/sigir/ParaparLB10 fatcat:m2en7gyy5rfddgramq33rpsgam


Shravan Gaonkar, Jack Li, Romit Roy Choudhury, Landon Cox, Al Schmidt
2008 Proceeding of the 6th international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services - MobiSys '08  
Implemented on Nokia N95 mobile phones, Micro-Blog was distributed to volunteers for real life use.  ...  In this section, we describe several potential applications that may emerge on the Micro-Blog platform.  ...  We also thank Victor Bahl and Vikram Srinivasan for their insightful comments during the formative stages of Micro-Blog. Finally, we are grateful to NSF and Verizon for partially funding this project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1378600.1378620 dblp:conf/mobisys/GaonkarLCCS08 fatcat:3baa522pajhb5ltwbaqammx45a

What should blog search look like?

Marti A. Hearst, Matthew Hurst, Susan T. Dumais
2008 Proceeding of the 2008 ACM workshop on Search in social media - SSM '08  
In this position paper, we suggest that more could be done to accommodate the task of finding good blogs to read, especially with respect to matching a desired taste or style of writing.  ...  We also argue that blog search is probably best integrated with search on other forms of timely social media for the task of determining what is currently being thought about a particular topic.  ...  A Faceted Blog Finding Interface Probably the best interface for the blog finding problem, given the multiple dimensions to be satisfied, is a faceted interface, which has been shown to be highly usable  ... 
doi:10.1145/1458583.1458599 dblp:conf/cikm/HearstHD08 fatcat:fpb5fbvorzaexn4esu7j2rynhi

Detecting spam blogs from blog search results

Linhong Zhu, Aixin Sun, Byron Choi
2011 Information Processing & Management  
The temporal behavior of a blog is maintained in a blog profile.  ...  The proposed method therefore is particularly useful in detecting those splogs that have successfully slipped through the spam filters that are also actively generating spam-posts.  ...  One key factor for the success of search engines is to provide quality search results for users.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2010.03.006 fatcat:tkvcteoe7zd7nad4btctlasjpa

Blogs, news and credibility

Barrie Gunter, Vincent Campbell, Maria Touri, Rachel Gibson, Barrie Gunter
2009 ASLIB Proceedings  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to examine the emergence of blogging in the news sphere.  ...  Although some blogs have emerged as reliable information sources in some specialist areas, they have yet generally to assume the key characteristics of mainstream news that drive public trust.  ...  One position is that the best news derives from high quality journalism.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00012530910946929 fatcat:rkho2otydvfojho6vmwlptferi

Entrepreneuship and blog marketing

Margarita Išoraitė, Manuela Tvaronavičienė
2015 Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues  
You do not need millions of euros to maintain a blog; it simply requires someone educated in your field or even willing to do research in order to consistently update and educate your readers.In the presented  ...  It has created an even playing field among businesses, allowing to compete with the Fortune 500 companies.  ...  Try finding accurate figures on how many blogs there are and you will know it's impossible to find a verifiable number because bloggers and their blogs come and go. Look around.  ... 
doi:10.9770/jesi.2014.2.3(6) fatcat:laulhdyy3fau5aqrl3coochpsu

Investigating MOOCs through blog mining

Yong Chen
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
This paper adopts a novel method called blog mining to analyze MOOCs.  ...  The findings indicate, while MOOCs have benefitted learners, providers, and faculty who develop and teach MOOCs, challenges still exist, such as questionable course quality, high dropout rate, unavailable  ...  those materials, and establishing its ownership claim of user-generated content (Educause, 2013b) .  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i2.1695 fatcat:lbtp4okclvdexlt6c5xtmc3sei


Febriyanti Dwiratna Lestari
2016 Journal of English and Education  
This paper attempts to describe the previous researches concerning the application ofblog in general and what itmeans by class blog, the model of class blog which has been implemented in this project,  ...  and how team work among theclassmates isbuiltthrough class blogs.  ...  Third, blog affects the student's quality of writing. The permanent nature ofpublishing online encourages students to pay more attention to the content and language in their blogs.  ... 
doi:10.20885/jee.vol4.iss2.art3 fatcat:7msco5jz6nhgrjpkoeevfnksuy

Presence Factor-Oriented Blog Summarization [article]

Rosy Madaan, A.K. Sharma, Ashutosh Dixit
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Some analysis has been done and it has been found that the blog post contains the content that is likely to be related to the topic of the blog post.  ...  The research that has been carried out on blogs focused on blog posts only, ignoring the title of the blog page. Also, in summarization only a set of representative sentences are extracted.  ...  of the blog post by using the terms contained in the title for generating a summary of good quality.  ... 
arXiv:1302.7131v1 fatcat:45gfbcahvzgz3khbddbygmqasy

Content analysis of cancer blog posts

Sujin Kim
2009 Journal of the Medical Library Association  
Few empirical studies have examined the subject content of cancer blog messages, which is a first step in understanding how best to classify blog messages in predefined categories.  ...  Medical librarians have the skills to teach users not only how to search effectively for information, but also how to represent peer-production materials for improved retrieval. ' ''self-care issues,''  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The author is grateful to graduate research assistants at the University of Kentucky who helped me collect tags, run TAPoR software, and proofread the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3163/1536-5050.97.4.009 pmid:19851489 pmcid:PMC2759160 fatcat:mpkf64fvorczpmgghtoutwffyq

Every Blog Has Its Day: Politically-interested Internet Users' Perceptions of Blog Credibility

Thomas J. Johnson, Barbara K. Kaye, Shannon L. Bichard, W. Joann Wong
2007 Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  
The article focuses on the influence of blog reliance compared to motivations for visiting blogs in determining blog credibility.  ...  This study employs an online survey to examine U.S. politically-interested Internet users' perceptions of the credibility of blogs.  ...  Respondents were asked how knowledgeable they are about politics in general, how interested they are in politics, and how interested they are in the 2004 presidential campaign.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2007.00388.x fatcat:oav4gp5ykbahrmikxwlycjrrtu

Blogging the City

Pierre Clavel, Kenneth Fox, Christopher Leo, Anabel Quan-Hasse, Dean Saitta, LaDale Winling
2015 International Journal of E-Planning Research  
The findings suggest that the motivations and approaches of scholarly blogging are diverse but overall add value to the academic community.  ...  Although there are both costs and benefits to blogging at different stages in an academic's career, blogs can provide a rewarding platform for bringing research and academic perspectives to a wide-reaching  ...  A body of academic findings must be placed in a theoretical context and an academic article or book must set out explicitly how the findings in question are related to the literature.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijepr.2015010104 fatcat:lp2gi5ltbvfileyllocuko7oqy
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