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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, ...
  • 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 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Social Networks and Data Portability using Semantic Web technologies 

    Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (2008)
    Social network and data portability has recently gained a lot of interest as one of the issues for social media sites on the Web. In this paper, we will show how Semantic Web technologies and especially the FOAF and ...
  • Structuring e-Participation Perspectives Mapping and Aligning Models to Core Facets 

    Porwol, Lukasz; Ojo, Adegboyega; Breslin, John (2013)
    A proliferation of e-participation research in recent years has produced fragmented contributions in the area of e-participation models. Without a mechanism for analyzing, relating and consolidating these models, further ...
  • Trust Models for Community Aware Identity Management 

    Choi, Hee Chul; Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Grzonkowski, Slawomir; Davis, Brian; Breslin, John (2006)
    The contemporary Web is heading towards its next stage of evolution. From a clump of unorganised information spaces, the Web is becoming more focused on the meaning of information (the Semantic Web) and on community awareness ...
  • Weaving SIOC into the Web of Linked Data 

    Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Cyganiak, Richard; Breslin, John (2008)
    Social media sites can act as a rich source of large amounts of data by letting anyone easily create content on the Web. The SIOC ontology and tools developed for it allow us to express this information as interlinked RDF ...