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  • The Analysis of Online Communities using Interactive Content-based Social Networks 

    Today the Internet has become a convenient and ubiquitous platform for anyone with access to publish their thoughts and ideas, express their opinions, argue with their peers on various issues and, most importantly, organize ...
  • Analyzing Networked Learning Texts 

    Social interactions are essential in understanding the collaborative processes in networked learning environments. Although individuals may learn by retrieving information from online archives, dictionaries and ...
  • Automated Discovery and Analysis of Social Networks from Threaded Discussions 

    To gain greater insight into the operation of online social networks, we applied Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to text-based communication to identify and describe underlying social structures in online ...
  • Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities Among Blog Readers: A Case Study of a Canadian Real Estate Blog 

    More than 184 million people worldwide have started a web blog, that collectively attracted at least 346 million blog readers. Due to their popularities, web blogs have been the focus of many recent Internet studies. Aside ...
  • Automated Discovery of Social Networks in Text-Based Online Communities 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy. 2009. "Automated Discovery of Social Networks in Text-Based Online Communities." International ACM Conference on Supporting Group Work: 380.
    As a way to gain greater insights into the operation of online communities, this dissertation applies automated text mining techniques to text-based communication to identify, describe and evaluate underlying social networks ...
  • Blogging with CONTEXT: A context-aware information retrieval system for bloggers 

    Gruzd, A., Wong, J. (2010). Blogging with CONTEXT: A context-aware information retrieval system for bloggers. Proceedings of the 3rd Information Interaction in Context Symposium, August 18-22, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
    The poster describes the development process and evaluation of a context-aware information retrieval system for blog authors, called CONTEXT. As a blogger writes a post, the system automatically retrieves and displays links ...
  • Connected scholars: Examining the role of social media in research practices of faculty using the UTAUT model 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy, Kathleen Staves, and Amanda Wilk. 2012. "Connected scholars: Examining the role of social media in research practices of faculty using the UTAUT model." Computers in Human Behavior 28(6): 2340-2350.
    Social media has become mainstream in recent years, and its adoption has skyrocketed. Following this trend among the general public, scholars are also increasingly adopting these tools for their professional work. The ...
  • Enabling Community Through Social Media 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy, and Caroline Haythornthwaite. 2013. "Enabling Community Through Social Media." Journal of Medical Internet Research 15(10): 325-341.
    Background: Social network analysis provides a perspective and method for inquiring into the structures that comprise online groups and communities. Traces from interaction via social media provide the opportunity for ...
  • Evalutron 6000: Collecting Music Relevance Judgments 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy A., J. Stephen Downie, M. Cameron Jones, and Jin Ha Lee. 2007. "Evalutron 6000: Collecting Music Relevance Judgments." 7th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries: 507.
    No abstract available.
  • Geography of Twitter networks 

    Takhteyev, Yuri, Anatoliy Gruzd, and Barry Wellman. 2012. "Geography of Twitter networks." Social Networks 34(1): 73-81.
    The paper examines the influence of geographic distance, national boundaries, language, and frequency of air travel on the formation of social ties on Twitter, a popular micro-blogging website. Based on a large sample of ...
  • Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy, Barry Wellman, and Yuri Takhteyev. 2011. "Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community." American Behavioral Scientist 55(10): 1294-1318.
    The notion of "community" has often been caught between concrete social relationships and imagined sets of people perceived to be similar. The rise of the Internet has refocused our attention on this ongoing tension. The ...
  • [Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age] 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy. 2010. "[Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age]." Canadian Journal of Information & Library Sciences 34(4): 475-477.
    No abstract available.
  • Investigating biomedical research literature in the blogosphere: a case study of diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy, Fiona A. Black, Thi Ngoc Yen Le, and Kathleen Amos. 2012. "Investigating biomedical research literature in the blogosphere: a case study of diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)." Journal of the Medical Library Association 100(1): 34-42.
    Objective: The research investigated the relationship between biomedical literature and blogosphere discussions about diabetes in order to explore the role of Web 2.0 technologies in disseminating health information. Are ...
  • N is for Network: New Tools for Mapping Organizational Change 

    Understanding network dynamics is important for underrepresented minorities and women in technological organizations, who can easily spend their entire careers on the periphery, far away from the flow of information ...
  • Name Networks: A Content-Based Method for Automated Discovery of Social Networks to Study Collaborative Learning 

    As a way to gain greater insight into the operation of Library and Information Science (LIS) e-learning communities, the presented work applies automated text mining techniques to text- based communication to identify, ...
  • Navigating an imagined Middle-earth: Finding and analyzing text-based and film-based mental images of Middle-earth through TheOneRing.net online fan community 

    Martin, Jennifer M. Grek, Anatoliy Gruzd, and Vivian Howard. 2013. "Navigating an imagined Middle-earth: Finding and analyzing text-based and film-based mental images of Middle-earth through TheOneRing.net online fan community." First Monday 18(5): 6-6.
    The proliferation of social media brings new opportunities to discover the ways in which we receive, process, and disseminate information -- even information that seems confined to our imaginations. Mental imagery -- those ...
  • New directions in cognitive information retrieval. 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy. 2007. "New directions in cognitive information retrieval.." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 58(5): 758-760.
    No abstract available.
  • A noun phrase analysis tool for mining online community conversations 

    Haythornthwaite, Caroline, and Anatoliy Gruzd. 2007. "A noun phrase analysis tool for mining online community conversations." Communities and technologies 2007 : proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference: 86.
    No abstract available.
  • Studying Collaborative Learning Using Name Networks 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy. 2009. "Studying Collaborative Learning Using Name Networks." Journal of Education for Library & Information Science 50(4): 237-247.
    This article reports on efforts to gain greater insight into the operation of LIS e-learning communities, by applying automated text-mining techniques to text-based communication to identify, describe and evaluate underlying ...