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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2007 vol. 22)
ISSN: 1541-1672
pp: 79-83
Fei-Yue Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona
Kathleen M. Carley , Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel Zeng , Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona
Wenji Mao , University of Southern California
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
social computing, social informatics, social intelligence, Web 2.0, online communities, interactive entertainment, business forecasting, intelligent agents
CITATION

K. M. Carley, F. Wang, D. Zeng and W. Mao, "Social Computing: From Social Informatics to Social Intelligence," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 22, no. , pp. 79-83, 2007.
doi:10.1109/MIS.2007.41
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