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2009
ACM
12 years 4 months ago
Spreading the honey: a system for maintaining an online community
As online communities, such as social network sites, mature, they face challenges in sustaining user engagement. To address this, we designed and deployed a rating system to encou...
Rosta Farzan, Joan Morris DiMicco, Beth Brownholtz
HICSS
2006
IEEE
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12 years 3 months ago
Developing an Online Business Community: A Travel Industry Case Study
Many businesses are now using online communities to interact with their customers and to realise the many benefits such communities offer. However, there remains little understand...
Rosemary Stockdale, Michael C. A. Borovicka
HICSS
2005
IEEE
152views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2005»
12 years 3 months ago
Formation of an Online Community of Practice: An Inductive Study Unearthing Key Elements
Informal conversations occur all day long among employees. These conversations allow employees to share experience such as innovative ideas for performing a task. Internalizing th...
Lori Baker-Eveleth, Suprateek Sarker, Daniel M. Ev...
CORR
2010
Springer
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11 years 9 months ago
The Naming Game in Social Networks: Community Formation and Consensus Engineering
We study the dynamics of the Naming Game [Baronchelli et al., (2006) J. Stat. Mech.: Theory Exp. P06014] in empirical social networks. This stylized agentbased model captures essen...
Qiming Lu, Gyorgy Korniss, Boleslaw K. Szymanski
HICSS
2006
IEEE
124views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2006»
12 years 3 months ago
A Bridge Home: The Use of the Internet by Transnational Communities of Immigrants
For decades transnational communities of immigrants have used various forms of communication to maintain ties with their places of origin. The Internet constitutes an alternative ...
Celene Navarrete, Esperanza Huerta
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