Living analytics methods for the web observatory

Ernesto Diaz-Aviles
2013 Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '13 Companion  
The collective effervescence of social media production has been enjoying a great deal of success in recent years. The hundred of millions of users who are actively participating in the Social Web are exposed to ever-growing amounts of sites, relationships, and information. In this paper, we report part of the efforts towards the realization of a Web Observatory at the L3S Research Center ( In particular, we present our approach based on Living Analytics methods, whose main goal is
more » ... o capture people interactions in real-time and to analyze multidimensional relationships, metadata, and other data becoming ubiquitous in the social web, in order to discover the most relevant and attractive information to support observation, understanding and analysis of the Web. We center the discussion on two areas: (i) Recommender Systems for Big Fast Data and (ii) Collective Intelligence, both key components towards an analytics toolbox for our Web Observatory.
doi:10.1145/2487788.2488169 dblp:conf/www/Diaz-Aviles13 fatcat:woxilu7ahnanpasywnsjnus5wy