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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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]
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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 ...