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  • Augmenting Social Media Items with Metadata using Related Web Content 

    Kinsella, Sheila (2012-01-23)
    The Web has shifted from a read-only medium where most users were solely consumers of information, to an interactive medium where collaborative technologies allow anyone to publish or edit content. In this environment, ...
  • The Boardscape: Creating a Super Social Network of Message Boards 

    Breslin, John; Bojars, Uldis (AAAI, 2007)
    A Web-based message board or forum is an online area where discussions are held by many Internet users on a variety of subjects. More recently, online social networks have been created for various purposes: job searching, ...
  • Contextualising sensors with linked data to improve relevancy, data quality and network adaptability 

    Leggieri, Myriam (2015-10-09)
    A sensor taken by itself, with no indication of what it is sensing, with what unit of measurement and where, would keep working without anybody being able to interpret its output. The sensor needs to be "contextualised". ...
  • Data Portability with SIOC and FOAF 

    Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Breslin, John (2008)
    Data portability has become an important requirement on the Social Web. This paper describes how data and social network portability can be achieved by building upon existing Semantic Web developments such as SIOC and FOAF. ...
  • Design and evaluation of an automated algorithm for cardiac risk stratification 

    Aguilar, Antonio (2013-12-20)
    In the United States, sudden cardiac death (SCD) claims approximately 450,000 lives each year, more lives than stroke, lung and breast cancer and AIDS combined. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the combined figure is ...
  • A Distributed Semantic Microblogging Platform 

    Passant, Alexandre; Hastrup, Tuukka; Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2008)
    The application showcases the ideas of a distributed, Semantic-Web enabled micro blogging architecture, providing a way to leverage this new Web 2.0 practice to the Semantic Web.
  • The duality of e-participation - a model and technical infrastructure to study and harness social media-based participation 

    Porwol, Lukasz (2016-10-21)
    Despite the proliferation of e-Participation initiatives, overall efforts towards mainstreaming social media-based and citizen-led political deliberations are still limited. Consequently, there is a paucity of research on ...
  • Federating Distributed Social Data to Build an Interlinked Online Information Society 

    Passant, Alexandre; Samwald, Matthias; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (2009)
    While research on the relation- ship between the Semantic Web and social media was originally motivated by the lack of semantics in mainstream Web 2.0 ser- vices, this vision can go much further, impacting society at large ...
  • From Online Community Data to RDF 

    Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2007)
    Large amounts of data are created within online community sites (forums, blogs, etc.). These can serve as a valuable source of information for web users, and usually contain rich meta-information. Most of this information ...
  • Integrating Social Networks and Sensor Networks 

    Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan; Hauswirth, Manfred; Hynes, Gearoid; Phuoc, Danh Le; Passant, Alexandre; Polleres, Axel; Rabsch, Cornelius; Reynolds, Vinny (2009)
  • An Interactive Map of Semantic Web Ontology Usage 

    Kinsella, Sheila; Bojars, Uldis; Harth, Andreas; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (IEEE, 2008)
    Publishing information on the Semantic Web using common formats enables data to be linked together, integrated and reused. In order to fully leverage the potential for interlinking data by reusing existing schemas, an ...
  • Just tweet it - The collection, processing, classification and analysis of 2 million fitness tweets 

    Vickey, Theodore (NUI Galway, 2018-06-13)
    In 2013, the World Health Organization coined the term “Globesity” to highlight the importance of the epidemic and impact as a major health problem in many parts of the world (World Health Organization, 2013). Many believe ...
  • Microblogging: A Semantic Web and Distributed Approach 

    Passant, Alexandre; Hastrup, Tuukka; Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2008)
    While microblogging has quickly gained a lot of interest in the Web 2.0 community, it still has not been leveraged to the Semantic Web unlike blogs and wikis. This paper describes the features, methods and architecture of ...
  • On The Duality of E-Participation Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation 

    Porwol, Lukasz; Ojo, Adegboyega; Breslin, John (2013)
    What remains unclear after a decade of e-Participation research and practice is the extent to which the social web and informal channels have empowered citizens in government-citizen interactions where government ...
  • Podcast Pinpointer: A Multimedia Semantic Web Application 

    Hogan, Aidan; Harth, Andreas; Breslin, John (IEEE, 2005)
    In late 2004, a new method of publishing multimedia broadcasts on the Internet became popular called `Podcasting¿. Podcasting incorporates existing feed description formats, namely RSS 2.0, to ...
  • Profiling user interests on the social semantic web 

    Orlandi, Fabrizio (2014-03-31)
    The World Wide Web is evolving towards an ecosystem of applications and services offering personalised content to its users. At the same time, the widespread adoption of social media led its users to provide portions of ...
  • Semantic Wikis for Personal Knowledge Management 

    Oren, Eyal; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (Springer, 2006)
    Wikis are becoming popular knowledge management tools. Analysing knowledge management requirements, we observe that wikis do not fully support structured search and knowledge reuse. We show how Semantic wikis address the ...
  • Sharing information across community portals with FOAFRealm 

    Breslin, John; Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Gzella, Adam; Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Woroniecki, Tomasz (IADIS Press, 2007)
  • SIOC: Content Exchange and Semantic Interoperability Between Social Networks 

    Breslin, John; Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Fernández, Sergio; Decker, Stefan (2009)
    This paper describes work performed during the last few years in the context of the SIOC project in order to model social data on the Web using Semantic Web technologies. We will give an overview of the SIOC model, ...
  • Social Networking Portals: An Overview and Evaluation 

    O'Murchu, Ina; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (2004)
    Next generation communication on the Internet changes the way we interact with the complexity of the information load on the World Wide Web. Web portals act as gateways to resources and a multitude of services on the ...