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  • Decomposing Discussion Forums using User Roles 

    Chan, Jeffrey; Hayes, Conor (http://www.websci10.org, 2010)
    Discussion forums are a central part of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 infrastructures. The health and sustainability of forums is dependent on the information exchange behaviour of its members. Such behaviour needs to be ...
  • An Eigenvalue-Based Measure for Word-Sense Disambiguation 

    Hulpus, Ioana; Hayes, Conor; Greene, Derek (FLAIRS 2012, 2012)
    Current approaches for word-sense disambiguation (WSD) try to relate the senses of the target words by optimizing a score for each sense in the context of all other words' senses. However, by scoring each sense separately, ...
  • Extracting and Utilizing Social Networks from Log Files of Shared Workspaces 

    Nasirifard, Peyman; Peristeras, Vassilios; Hayes, Conor; Decker, Stefan (Springer, 2009)
    Log files of online shared workspaces contain rich information that can be further analyzed. In this paper, log-file information is used to extract object-centric and user-centric social networks. The object-centric social ...
  • Life-cycles and mutual effects of scientific communities 

    Belák, Václav; Karnstedt, Marcel; Hayes, Conor (ASNA, 2011)
    Cross-community effects on the behaviour of individuals and communities themselves can be observed in a wide range of applications. While previous work has tried to explain and analyse such phenomena, there is still a great ...
  • On-the-Fly Adaptive Planning for Game-Based Learning 

    Hulpus, Ioana; Hayes, Conor (2010)
    In this paper, we present a model for competency development using serious games, which is underpinned by a hierarchical case-based planning strategy. In our model, a learner s objectives are addressed by retrieving a ...
  • Rapid Competence Development in Serious Games Using Case-Based Reasoning and Threshold Concepts 

    Hulpus, Ioana; Fradinho, Manuel; Hayes, Conor (2010)
    A major challenge in todays fast pace world is the acquisition of competence in a timely and efficient manner, whilst keeping the individual highly motivated. This paper presents a novel based on the use of serious games ...
  • Reconstruction of Threaded Conversations in Online Discussion Forums 

    Aumayr, Erik; Jeffrey, Chan; Hayes, Conor (Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, 2011-07-18)
    [no abstract available]
  • Using Tags and Clustering to Identify Topic-Relevant Blogs 

    Hayes, Conor (IAAA, 2007)
    The Web has experienced an exponential growth in the use of weblogs or blogs. Blog entries are generally organised using tags, informally defined labels which are increasingly being proposed as a `grassroots¿ answer to ...