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Interlinking the Social Web with Semantics
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Uldis Bojārs, John G. Breslin, Vassilios Peristeras, Giovanni Tummarello, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 29-40
One of the most visible trends on the Web is the emergence of Social Web sites, which help people create and gather knowledge by simplifying user contributions via blogs, tagging and folksonomies, wikis, podcasts, and online social networks. Current online...
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...
Evolution of Social Networks Based on Tagging Practices
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Hak-Lae Kim,John G. Breslin,Han-Chieh Chao,Lei Shu
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 252-261
Websites that provide content creation and sharing features have become quite popular recently. These sites allow users to categorize and browse content using "tags” or free-text keyword topics. Since users contribute and tag social media c...
Fine-Grained Trust Assertions for Privacy Management in the Social Semantic Web
Found in: 2013 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom)
By Owen Sacco,John G. Breslin,Stefan Decker
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 218-225
Social Web applications are engineered around users sharing personal information with their connected peers. They provide generic privacy settings which user specify with whom their information can be shared. However, this does not model the real world whe...
"I Like" - Analysing Interactions within Social Networks to Assert the Trustworthiness of Users, Sources and Content
Found in: 2013 International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom)
By Owen Sacco,John G. Breslin
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 512-519
Online Social Network platforms provide users to create sensitive personal information such as user profiles that can be shared with other users within their social graph. Whilst these sites provide users with generic privacy settings to control who can be...
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>
Adding Provenance and Evolution Information to Modularized Argumentation Models
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, John G. Breslin
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 475-481
Classic argumentative discussions can be found in a variety of domains from traditional scientific publishing to today's modern social software. An interactive argumentative discussion usually consists of an initial proposition stated by a single creator, ...
An Interactive Map of Semantic Web Ontology Usage
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Sheila Kinsella, Uldis Bojars, Andreas Harth, John G. Breslin, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 179-184
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 intuitive way of viewing current usage...
Simple Algorithms for Representing Tag Frequencies in the SCOT Exporter
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Hak-Lae Kim, Sung-Kwon Yang, John G. Breslin, Hong-Gee Kim
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 536-539
In this paper we describe the SCOT Exporter and its algorithms to create instance data based on the SCOT (Social Semantic Cloud of Tags) ontology for sharing and reusing tag data. The algorithms use tag frequencies and co-occurrence relations to represent ...
PPO & PPM 2.0: extending the privacy preference framework to provide finer-grained access control for the web of data
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS '12)
By John G. Breslin, Owen Sacco
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 80-87
Web of Data applications provide users with the means to easily publish their personal information on the Web. However, this information is publicly accessible and users cannot control how to disclose their personal information. Protecting personal informa...
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...
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...
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...
From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and back -: how did your grandma use to tag?
Found in: Proceeding of the 10th ACM workshop on Web information and data management (WIDM '08)
By Adriana Budura, Gleb Skobeltsyn, John G. Breslin, Karl Aberer, Sebastian Michel, Sheila Kinsella
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 1-2
We consider the applicability of terms extracted from anchortext as a source of Web page descriptions in the form of tags. With a relatively simple and easy-to-use method, we show that anchortext significantly overlaps with tags obtained from the popular t...
How semantics make better wikis
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Eyal Oren, John G. Breslin, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 1071-1072
Wikis are popular collaborative hypertext authoring environments, but they neither support structured access nor information reuse. Adding semantic annotations helps to address these limitations. We present an architecture for Semantic Wikis and discuss de...