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  • An Annotation-based Access Control Model and Tools for Collaborative Information Spaces 

    Nasirifard, Peyman; Peristeras, Vassilios; Decker, Stefan (2008)
    We present an Annotation-Based Access Control model supported by a Collaboration Vocabulary (CoVoc) as a more flexible and user-centric access control approach in social platforms and shared workspaces. We present ...
  • D-FOAF - Distributed Identity Management based on Social Networks 

    Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Gzella, Adam; Grzonkowski, Slawomir (2006)
    Contemporary Web consists of more than just information, it provides a large number of services, which often require identi¿cation of it¿s users. Since distributed or shared identi¿cation systems are not yet widely adopted ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Empirical Investigation of Networks in the Blogosphere 

    Bojars, Uldis; Harth, Andreas; Kinsella, Sheila (2007)
    We seek out to investigate the social networks manifested in weblogs. Our dataset, derived from an initial list of URIs, consists of 3.9M files in XML or RDF format, totaling over 400M statements in RDF. We continue ...
  • Enabling Trust and Privacy on the Social Web 

    Passant, Alexandre; Hausenblas, Michael; Polleres, Axel; Decker, Stefan (2009)
  • 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)
  • Leveraging existing web frameworks for a SIOC explorer to browse online social communities 

    Heitmann, Benjamin; Oren, Eyal (2007)
    Since online SemanticWeb applications are based on existing Web infrastructure, developing these applications could leverage experiences with and infrastructure of existing frameworks. These frameworks need to be extended ...
  • 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 ...
  • Semantic Social Collaborative Filtering with FOAFRealm 

    Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard; Decker, Stefan (2005)
    The most popular collaborative filtering implementations require either a critical mass of referenced resources and a lot of active users. Other solutions are based on finding a referral with an expertise on the given ...
  • Semantic Tagging of Places Based on User Interest Profiles from Online Social Networks 

    Hegde, V; Parreira, J.X; Hauswirth, M (2013)
    In the recent years, location based services (LBS) on mobile devices have become very popular. With the growing number of smartphone users, the demand for services that can provide recommendation of places based on ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...