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106views more  MAGS 2010»
9 years 11 months ago
On the convergence of autonomous agent communities
Community is a common phenomenon in natural ecosystems, human societies as well as artificial multi-agent systems such as those in web and Internet based applications. In many sel...
Hong Zhu, Fang Wang, Shufeng Wang
91views more  JIS 2010»
9 years 11 months ago
Beyond vandalism: Wikipedia trolls
Research on trolls is scarce, but their activities challenge online communities; one of the main challenges of the Wikipedia community is to fight against v...
Pnina Shachaf, Noriko Hara
170views more  INFORMATICALT 2011»
9 years 11 months ago
Community Detection Through Optimal Density Contrast of Adjacency Matrix
Detecting communities in real world networks is an important problem for data analysis in science and engineering. By clustering nodes intelligently, a recursive algorithm is desig...
Tianzhu Liang, Kwok Yip Szeto
10 years 2 months ago
Analyzing and Predicting Community Preference of Socially Generated Metadata: A Case Study on Comments in the Digg Community
Large-scale socially-generated metadata is one of the key features driving the growth and success of the emerging Social Web. Recently there have been many research efforts to stu...
Elham Khabiri, Chiao-Fang Hsu, James Caverlee
10 years 2 months ago
Motivational, Structural and Tenure Factors that Impact Online Community Photo Sharing
In recent years, we have witnessed a significant growth of "social computing" services, or online communities where users contribute content in various forms, including ...
Oded Nov, Mor Naaman, Chen Ye
126views more  IJWBC 2010»
10 years 2 months ago
Self-supportive virtual communities
Learning Communities in healthcare is one approach in supporting practitioners and nurses to improve skills and knowledge and consequently support patients more efficiently. Web b...
Iraklis Varlamis, Ioannis Apostolakis
85views Hardware» more  ETS 2000»
10 years 4 months ago
A Framework for Enabling an Internet Learning Community
We view the Internet as a "virtual laboratory" and have developed a framework to support experiments in web-based community learning. Our system is called the Community ...
Elizabeth Sklar, Jordan B. Pollack
69views more  COMPLEXITY 2004»
10 years 4 months ago
Mathematical models for explaining the emergence of specialization in performing tasks
In an evolving community consisting of many individuals, it is often the case that the individuals tend, over time, to become more specialized in performing the tasks necessary fo...
Daniel Solow, Joesph Szmerekovsky
10 years 4 months ago
Formalizing the evolution of virtual communities
Collaboration increasingly takes place in virtual communities using the Internet. These communities are socio-technical systems that tend to evolve strongly and become more comple...
Aldo de Moor, Hans Weigand
90views more  IJWBC 2007»
10 years 4 months ago
Salutogenic community building
This paper explores a new approach to community building. It is based on the concept of salutogenesis; a proactive approach to community health which seeks preventative measures i...
Khamphira Viravong