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Semantics, Sensors, and the Social Web: The Live Social Semantics Experiments [chapter]

Martin Szomszor, Ciro Cattuto, Wouter Van den Broeck, Alain Barrat, Harith Alani
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the Live Social Semantics application, with a focus on how data from Web 2.0 sources can be used to automatically generate Profiles of Interest.  ...  The application integrates data from the Semantic Web, online social networks, and a face-to-face contact sensing platform.  ...  Acknowledgement This research was supported by the TAGora project (Future and Emerging Technologies program of the European Commission, contract IST-34721) and WeGov (EU ICT-248512).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13489-0_14 fatcat:hzitwr54c5hxjoreykjgfsc6fe

A Comparative Study of Two Egocentric-based User Profiling Algorithms - Experiment in Delicious

Marie Françoise Canut, Manel Mezghani, Sirinya On-At, André Péninou, Florence Sèdes
2015 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
The evaluation in Delicious demonstrates the importance of taking into account the dynamic of social tagging networks to improve effectiveness of the tag-based user profiling approaches.  ...  In this paper, we are interested in studying two approaches of user's profile derivation from egocentric networks: individual-based approach and community-based approach.  ...  Tag-based User Profiling According to (Kim et al., 2011) (Mezghani et al., 2014) , among a variety of information in available online social networks, social annotations or tags are interesting elements  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005377006320639 dblp:conf/iceis/CanutMOPS15 fatcat:q4vbeivk7jbvbefryx2nb3ab4q

A novel framework for collaborative video recommendation, interest discovery and friendship suggestion based on semantic profiling

Marco Bertini, Alberto Del Bimbo, Andrea Ferracani, Francesco Gelli, Daniele Maddaluno, Daniele Pezzatini
2013 Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Multimedia - MM '13  
Two important challenges for social networks are the creation of targeted and personalized content for their users, selecting the most interesting material from the huge amount of user-generated content  ...  , and keeping user engagement , e.g. through creation and curation of users' profiles.  ...  DEMO In this demo we present "InTime", a social network site 2 , that combines a profiling module (through online social network, i.e.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2502081.2502264 dblp:conf/mm/BertiniBFGMP13 fatcat:ot5bda3k3jetbahfjoio5z2ucm

Spatio-semantic user profiles in location-based social networks

Soha Mohamed, Alia I. Abdelmoty
2017 International Journal of Data Science and Analytics  
Knowledge of users' visits to places is one of the keys to understanding their interest in places.  ...  The main contributions of this work are the proposal of a uniform approach to the creation of user profiles on the Social Web that integrates both the spatial and semantic components of user-provided information  ...  Compliance with ethical standards Conflict of interest On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41060-017-0059-9 dblp:journals/ijdsa/MohamedA17 fatcat:zuhztegzvfapzkhujqb5mvpbsm


Fergal Monaghan, Siegfried Handschuh, David O'Sullivan
2011 International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS)  
With the advent of online social networks and User-Generated Content (UGC), the social Web is experiencing an explosion of audio-visual data.  ...  This paper presents an overview of a use case of ACRONYM for semantic annotation of personal photographs.  ...  Every time a user wants to join another online social network hosted by a different social network service, they must leave their existing content behind and recreate or re-upload their user profile and  ... 
doi:10.4018/jswis.2011100101 fatcat:kvprm4hno5eilhfhuwzvik4ozm

Chapter 4 The Future of Social Web Sites [chapter]

Sheila Kinsella, Alexandre Passant, John G. Breslin, Stefan Decker, Ajit Jaokar
2009 Advances in Computers  
In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of Social Web sites which allow the creation of knowledge through simplified user contributions via blogs, wikis, and the deployment of online  ...  social networks.  ...  Users of these sites often provide metadata in the form of annotations and tags on photos, links, blogs posts, etc., social networks and semantics can complement each other.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0065-2458(09)01004-3 fatcat:ay4xnxq2nnajjlb455uhwrosmi

Live Social Semantics [chapter]

Harith Alani, Martin Szomszor, Ciro Cattuto, Wouter Van den Broeck, Gianluca Correndo, Alain Barrat
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes a novel application that integrates data from the semantic web, online social networks, and a real-world contact sensing platform.  ...  Social interactions are one of the key factors to the success of conferences and similar community gatherings.  ...  The authors thank Milosch Meriac from Bitmanufaktur, and also Alexander Wahler from STI Int. for supporting our launch at ESWC09.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04930-9_44 fatcat:tw66julha5d7nijdatacutt7ge

Survey on social networking services

Rizwana Irfan, Sajjad Ahmad Madani, Khizar Hayat, Hongxiang Li, Samee U. Khan, Rajiv Ranjan, Imran A. Khan, Joanna Kolodziej, Babar Nazir, Dan Chen, Lizhe Wang, Gage Bickler
2013 IET Networks  
The social computing, such as Social Networking services (SNSs) and social Networking Platforms (SNPs) provide a coherent medium through which people can be interactive and socialize.  ...  communication based on the evaluation of human behavior.  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to Juan Li, Matthew Warner, and Daniel Grages for their feedback on draft of this survey report. Samee U.  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-net.2013.0009 fatcat:gpnxhfeuqfgsxjpzpo7nk7sc5e

The Future of Social Networks on the Internet: The Need for Semantics

John Breslin, Stefan Decker
2007 IEEE Internet Computing  
More recently, sites such as Friendster and LinkedIn have brought a different notion of online communities by explicitly facilitating connections based on information gathered and stored in user profiles  ...  His research interests include social software, online communities, and the Semantic Web. Breslin has a PhD in electronic engineering from the National University of Ireland.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2007.138 fatcat:kjdhttblqnendbrk7bhszazhva

Sharing information across community portals with FOAFRealm

Slawomir Grzonkowski, Adam Gzella, Sebastian Ryszard Kruk, John G. Breslin, Tomasz Woroniecki, Jaroslaw Dobrzanski
2009 International Journal of Web Based Communities  
His main areas of interest cover the semantic web and social networking technologies, digital libraries, knowledge management, information retrieval, security and distributed computing.  ...  It utilises FOAFRealm, a user profile management system which extends the popular 'Friend of a Friend' (FOAF) metadata and enables users to share the bookmarks and community documents that they create.  ...  Acknowledgements This material is based upon works supported by Enterprise Ireland under Grant No. *ILP/05/203* and by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the DERI-Lion project (SFI/02/CE1/1131).  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwbc.2009.025212 fatcat:73mhx7ttfzb4xo7mxdqrlkewju

Making sense of social media streams through semantics: A survey

Kalina Bontcheva, Dominic Rout
2014 Semantic Web Journal  
This paper defines five key research questions in this new application area, examined through a survey of state-of-the-art approaches for mining semantics from social media streams; user, network, and  ...  The survey includes key methods not just from the Semantic Web research field, but also from the related areas of natural language processing and user modelling.  ...  The authors wish to thank Marta Sabou and Arno Scharl for the discussions on crowdsourcing and its role in semantic technologies research, as well as Diana Maynard for the discussions on opinion mining  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-130110 fatcat:uytdbegs3ngcbpu62i4trrxjni

Semantic Modelling of User Interests Based on Cross-Folksonomy Analysis [chapter]

Martin Szomszor, Harith Alani, Ivan Cantador, Kieron O'Hara, Nigel Shadbolt
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present a method for the automatic consolidation of user profiles across two popular social networking sites, and subsequent semantic modelling of their interests utilising Wikipedia  ...  Results show that far richer interest profiles can be generated for users when multiple tag-clouds are combined.  ...  Acknowledgement This research has been supported by the TAGora project funded by the Future and Emerging Technologies program (IST-FET) of the European Commission under the  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-88564-1_40 fatcat:snnaojnnbne55ezedzisicm3fm

A Semantic-Enabled Engine for Mobile Social Networks [chapter]

Ronald Chenu-Abente, Ilya Zaihrayeu, Fausto Giunchiglia
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Social-related services like sharing, tagging or commenting are a mainstay of current web applications and platforms aimed at groups of users.  ...  This paper introduces the Social Core -a social network engine that adds semantic-based functionalities like semantic annotations, semantic search and semantic-enhanced access control; as a way to enhance  ...  The authors wish to extend their thanks to all the team members of the SmartCampus project whose tireless work aided greatly to the realization of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41242-4_50 fatcat:e7r7vfocyjhnvcslvebe7defoa

Social networking for scientists using tagging and shared bookmarks: a Web 2.0 application

Marlon E. Pierce, Geoffrey C. Fox, Joshua Rosen, Siddharth Maini, Jong Y. Choi
2008 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
Web-based social networks, online personal profiles, keyword tagging, and online bookmarking are staples of Web 2.0-style applications.  ...  In this paper, we discuss the system design, implementation, social network seeding, and portal capabilities.  ...  The MSI-CIEC social networking Web portal combines social bookmarking and tagging with online curricula vitae profiles.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2008.4543939 dblp:conf/cts/PierceFRMC08 fatcat:xe6e3t3irbhwnmk72spuapn5wi

Personalised Information Gathering and Recommender Systems: Techniques and Trends

Xiaohui Tao, Xujuan Zhou, Cher Han Lau, Yuefeng Li
2013 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Scalable Information Systems  
Web information gathering aims to acquire useful and meaningful information for users from the Web.  ...  However, web personalization has not yet been well-exploited; difficulties arise while selecting resources through recommender systems from a technological and social perspective.  ...  They create information, build content, and establish online communities. Nowadays, massive quantities of User Generated Content (UGC) on social networks are available.  ... 
doi:10.4108/trans.sis.2013.01-03.e4 fatcat:o6omvzmmwvctljy24uxi6oacz4
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