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ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Wikipedia as an Ontology for Describing Documents
Identifying topics and concepts associated with a set of documents is a task common to many applications. It can help in the annotation and categorization of documents and be used...
Zareen Saba Syed, Tim Finin, Anupam Joshi
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Polling the Blogosphere: A Rule-Based Approach to Belief Classification
The research described here is part of a larger project with the objective of determining if a writer believes a proposition to be true or false. This task requires a deep underst...
Jason S. Kessler
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Thin Slices of Online Profile Attributes
People form consistent impressions of others given surprisingly little information. With the advent of social networks, impressions now may form online rather than in a face-to-fa...
Kristin Brooke Stecher, Scott Counts
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Computational Metaphor Identification in Communities of Blogs
This poster presents a computational analysis of conceptual metaphors in a community of political blogs. Like sentiment analysis or opinion extraction, computational metaphor iden...
Eric Baumer, Bill Tomlinson
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Social Access Control for Social Media Using Shared Knowledge Questions
Managing privacy of online content is difficult. We present a simple social access control where sharers specify test questions of shared knowledge, such as "what is our scho...
Michael Toomim, Xianhang Zhang, James Fogarty, Nat...
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
The Politics of Sourcing: A Study of Journalistic Practices in the Blogosphere
Digital media lowers barriers to entry and has the ability to renegotiate traditional news-making power structures. However, it remains to be seen whether or not the people that u...
Gina Walejko, Thomas Ksiazek
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Competing to Share Expertise: The Taskcn Knowledge Sharing Community
"Witkeys" are websites in China that form a rapidly growing web-based knowledge market. A user who posts a task also offers a small fee, and many other users submit thei...
Jiang Yang, Lada A. Adamic, Mark S. Ackerman
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Document Representation and Query Expansion Models for Blog Recommendation
We explore several different document representation models and two query expansion models for the task of recommending blogs to a user in response to a query. Blog relevance rank...
Jaime Arguello, Jonathan L. Elsas, Jamie Callan, J...
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
BLEWS: Using Blogs to Provide Context for News Articles
An overwhelming number of news articles are available every day via the internet. Unfortunately, it is impossible for us to peruse more than a handful; furthermore it is difficult...
Michael Gamon, Sumit Basu, Dmitriy Belenko, Danyel...
ICWSM
2008
9 years 2 months ago
Extraction of Topical Consumer Products from Weblogs
This paper proposes a new algorithm of associated topic extraction, which detects related topics in a collection of blog entries commenting on a specified topic. The main feature ...
Shinichi Nagano, Masumi Inaba, Yumiko Mizoguchi, T...
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