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  • 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, ...
  • Churn in Social Networks 

    Karnstedt, Marcel; Hennessy, Tara; Chan, Jeffrey; Basuchowdhuri, Partha; Hayes, Conor (Springer, 2010)
    Telcom networks, online gaming communities, online communities and discussion forums all have one thing in common: they all can be represented by a network of the social links between people. The links in this social network ...
  • 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. ...
  • A DRM Solution Based on Social Networks and Enabling the Idea of Fair Use 

    Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Ensor, Brian; Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Gzella, Adam; Decker, Stefan; McDaniel, Bill (2007)
    Fair use policy allows legal owners to share products they bought with their acquaintance; it is based on the assumptions that the owners pass an original product and they cannot use it at the same time. In the digital ...
  • Evaluation of Semantic and Social Technologies for Digital Libraries 

    Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Kruk, Ewelina (2008)
    Libraries are the tools we use to learn and to answer our questions. The quality of our work depends, among others, on the quality of the tools we use. Recently, the semantic web and social networking technologies are ...
  • The Impact of Dynamic Network Effects and Decision Heuristics on Social Dynamics 

    Mungovan, Declan (2011-08-31)
    Many systems in the real world display properties that cannot be easily understood by an analysis of their component parts. There are a number of approaches used to help us gain insight into these complex systems. One ...
  • The influence of random interactions and decision heuristics on norm evolution in social networks 

    Mungovan, Declan; Howley, Enda; Duggan, James (Springer, 2011-05)
    In this paper we explore the effect that random social interactions have on the emergence and evolution of social norms in a simulated population of agents. In our model agents observe the behaviour of others and update ...
  • Knowledge Exchange in Electronic Networks of Practice; Towards a Conceptual Framework 

    Whelan, Eoin (CISC, 2005-11)
    The recently developed knowledge-based view of the firm argues that knowledge is the firm's most valuable resource. Within this field of study, informal social networks are rapidly gaining attention as mechanisms which ...
  • Leveraging Ontologies, Context and Social Networks to Automate Photo Annotation 

    Monaghan, Fergal; O'Sullivan, David (Springer, 2007)
    This paper presents an approach to semi-automate photo an- notation. Instead of using content-recognition techniques this approach leverages context information available at the scene of the photo such as time and location ...
  • Social Networking and Personal Data Security: A Study of Attitudes and Public Awareness in Ireland 

    Lang, Michael; Devitt, Jonathan; Kelly, Seán; Kinneen, Andrew; O'Malley, John; Prunty, Darren (IEEE, 2009)
    This paper reports the findings of a study of attitudes towards data security issues and awareness of the potential risks of social networking sites, most notably the possibility of identity fraud. The population for this ...