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Anatoliy Gruzd (Draft Profile)
Geography of Twitter networks
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 ...
[Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age]
No abstract available.
Blogging with CONTEXT: A context-aware information retrieval system for bloggers
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 ...
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 ...
Navigating an imagined Middle-earth: Finding and analyzing text-based and film-based mental images of Middle-earth through TheOneRing.net online fan community
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 ...
Enabling Community Through Social Media
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 ...
Connected scholars: Examining the role of social media in research practices of faculty using the UTAUT model
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 ...
Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community
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 ...
New directions in cognitive information retrieval.
No abstract available.