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Characterising Concepts of Interest Leveraging Linked Data and the Social Web
Found in: 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Fabrizio Orlandi,Pavan Kapanipathi,Amit Sheth,Alexandre Passant
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 519-526
Extracting and representing user interests on the Social Web is becoming an essential part of the Web for personalisation and recommendations. Such personalisation is required in order to provide an adaptive Web to users, where content fits their preferenc...
An Access Control Framework for the Web of Data
Found in: IEEE TrustCom/IEEE ICESS/FCST, International Joint Conference of
By Owen Sacco,Alexandre Passant,Stefan Decker
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 456-463
As open data formats are becoming popular amongst Web developers, this gives rise to an increase in the creation and consumption of structured data. Data creators are easily linking diverse datasets which is creating a graph of interlinked data called the ...
Approaches for Real-Time Integration of Semantic Web Data in Distributed Enterprise Systems
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Maciej Dabrowski,Keith Griffin,Alexandre Passant
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 47-50
The widespread use of social platforms in contemporary organizations leads to the generation of large amount of content shared through various social tools. While Semantic Web technologies provide data integration capabilities the two major remaining chall...
Linked Open Social Signals
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Pablo N. Mendes, Alexandre Passant, Pavan Kapanipathi, Amit P. Sheth
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 224-231
In this paper we discuss the collection, semantic annotation and analysis of real-time social signals from micro blogging data. We focus on users interested in analyzing social signals collectively for sense making. Our proposal enables flexibility in sele...
Federating Distributed Social Data to Build an Interlinked Online Information Society
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Alexandre Passant, Matthias Samwald, John G. Breslin, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 44-48
<p>Applying semantic technologies to social media can result in an interlinked online information society where social data becomes part of a worldwide, collective intelligence ecosystem.</p>
Review and Alignment of Tag Ontologies for Semantically-Linked Data in Collaborative Tagging Spaces
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Hak Lae Kim, Alexandre Passant, John G. Breslin, Simon Scerri, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 315-322
As the number of Web 2.0 sites offering tagging facilities for the users' voluntary content annotation increases, so do the efforts to analyze social phenomena resulting from generated tagging and folksonomies. Most of these efforts provide different views...
Arguments about deletion: how experience improves the acceptability of arguments in ad-hoc online task groups
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '13)
By Alexandre Passant, Jodi Schneider, Krystian Samp, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:February 2013
pp. 1069-1080
Increasingly, ad-hoc online task groups must make decisions about jointly created artifacts such as open source software and Wikipedia articles. Time-consuming and laborious attention to textual discussions is needed to make such decisions, for which compu...
Aggregated, interoperable and multi-domain user profiles for the social web
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS '12)
By Alexandre Passant, Fabrizio Orlandi, John Breslin
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 41-48
User profiling techniques have mostly focused on retrieving and representing a user's knowledge, context and interests in order to provide recommendations, personalise search, and build user-adaptive systems. However, building a user profile on a single so...
Deletion discussions in Wikipedia: decision factors and outcomes
Found in: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym '12)
By Alexandre Passant
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-10
Deletion of articles is a common process in Wikipedia, in order to ensure the overall quality of the encyclopedia. Yet, there is a need to better understand the procedures in order to promote the best decisions without unnecessary community work. In this p...
Understanding and improving Wikipedia article discussion spaces
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC '11)
By Alexandre Passant, Jodi Schneider, John G. Breslin
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 808-813
Wikipedia's article discussion spaces ("Talk pages") form a large and growing proportion of the encyclopedia, used for collaboration and article improvement. So far there is no in-depth account of how article Talk pages are used, what is wrong with them, a...
An architecture for privacy-enabled user profile portability on the web of data
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec '10)
By Alexandre Passant, Benjamin Heitmann, Conor Hayes, Hong-Gee Kim, James G. Kim
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 16-23
Providing relevant recommendations requires access to user profile data. Current social networking ecosystems allow third party services to request user authorisation for accessing profile data, thus enabling cross-domain recommendation. However these ecos...
Twarql: tapping into the wisdom of the crowd
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS '10)
By Alexandre Passant, Pablo N. Mendes, Pavan Kapanipathi
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 1-3
Twarql is an infrastructure translating microblog posts from Twitter as Linked Open Data in real-time. The approach employed in Twarql can be summarized as follows: (1) extract content (e.g. entity mentions, hashtags and URLs) from microposts streamed from...
SIOC in action representing the dynamics of online communities
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS '10)
By Alexandre Passant, Pierre Antoine Champin
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 1-7
SIOC --- Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities --- provides the Semantic Web with a vocabulary for representing activities and contributions of online communities. However, it focuses on the state of online communities at a given time, while a number...
Using hyperlinks to enrich message board content with linked data
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS '10)
By Alexandre Passant, John G. Breslin, Sheila Kinsella
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 1-9
Since social media sites have existed, a major element of the conversations which take place on them has been links to external websites. Users share videos or photos they have seen, point to products or movies they are interested in, and use external arti...
Semantic search on heterogeneous Wiki systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym '10)
By Alexandre Passant, Fabrizio Orlandi
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 1-10
This paper describes a system to enable semantic search across heterogeneous wikis in an unified way using Semantic Web technologies. In particular, we discuss (i) how we designed a common model for representing social and structural wiki features and (ii)...
A semantic framework for modelling quotes in email conversations
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Intelligent Semantic Web-Services and Applications (ISWSA '10)
By Alexandre Passant, Antoine Zimmermann, Jodi Schneider, John G. Breslin
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 1-8
Quoting is a common practice in online conversations, notably in email discussions and bulletin boards. Despite many applications that offer special functionalities to handle them, there is no agreement on how to semantically represent these quotes, so tha...