Issue No.02 - March/April (2007 vol.22)
Fei-Yue Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona
Daniel Zeng , Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona
Wenji Mao , University of Southern California
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2007.41
Social computing has become a hot topic attracting broad interest from not only researchers but also technologists, software and online game vendors, Web entrepreneurs, business strategists, political analysts, and digital government practitioners, to name a few. This article discusses social computing's theoretical, methodological, and technological underpinnings; reviews major application areas; and raises key research issues.
social computing, social informatics, social intelligence, Web 2.0, online communities, interactive entertainment, business forecasting, intelligent agents
Fei-Yue Wang, Daniel Zeng, Wenji Mao, "Social Computing: From Social Informatics to Social Intelligence", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.22, no. 2, pp. 79-83, March/April 2007, doi:10.1109/MIS.2007.41