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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Write While You Search: Ambient Searching of a Digital Library in the Context of Writing
We consider ideas for a tighter integration of searching a digital library while writing a paper. A prototype system based on web services is described which allows us to explore the design space of ambient search tools ...
Web APIs: A Step towards Greater Mobility of User-Created Data across Social Networking Websites and Their Implications for Research in Information Behavior
As Internet users are joining more online communities such as Facebook and MySpace, they are also becoming more prolific content creators. But unfortunately, the task of managing and exchanging content between their ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Trends in Scholarly Use of Online Social Media
(Position paper presented at the Workshop on Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration, the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4-7, 2011, Kauai, HI, USA., 2011-01-04)
Investigating biomedical research literature in the blogosphere: a case study of diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
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 ...