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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Estimating sizes of social networks via biased sampling
Online social networks have become very popular in recent years and their number of users is already measured in many hundreds of millions. For various commercial and sociological...
Liran Katzir, Edo Liberty, Oren Somekh
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Inverted index compression via online document routing
Modern search engines are expected to make documents searchable shortly after they appear on the ever changing Web. To satisfy this requirement, the Web is frequently crawled. Due...
Gal Lavee, Ronny Lempel, Edo Liberty, Oren Somekh
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Learning facial attributes by crowdsourcing in social media
Facial attributes such as gender, race, age, hair style, etc., carry rich information for locating designated persons and profiling the communities from image/video collections (...
Yan-Ying Chen, Winston H. Hsu, Hong-Yuan Mark Liao
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Growing parallel paths for entity-page discovery
In this paper, we use the structural and relational information on the Web to find entity-pages. Specifically, given a Web site and an entity-page (e.g., department and faculty ...
Tim Weninger, Fabio Fumarola, Cindy Xide Lin, Rick...
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
A middleware for securing mobile mashups
Mashups on traditional desktop devices are a well-known source of security risks. In this paper, we examine how these risks translate to mobile mashups and identify new risks caus...
Florent Batard, Karima Boudaoud, Michel Riveill
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
A politeness recognition tool for Hindi: with special emphasis on online texts
This paper gives an overview of a politeness recognition tool (PoRT) for Hindi that is currently under preparation. It describes the the kind of problems that need to be tackled w...
Ritesh Kumar
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Truthy: mapping the spread of astroturf in microblog streams
Online social media are complementing and in some cases replacing person-to-person social interaction and redefining the diffusion of information. In particular, microblogs have ...
Jacob Ratkiewicz, Michael Conover, Mark Meiss, Bru...
WWW
2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Wikipedia vandalism detection
Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia which anyone can edit. While most edits are constructive, about 7% are acts of vandalism. Such behavior is characterized by modifications made ...
Santiago Moisés Mola-Velasco
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Generalized fact-finding
Once information retrieval has located a document, and information extraction has provided its contents, how do we know whether we should actually believe it? Fact-finders are a ...
Jeff Pasternack, Dan Roth
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2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
ReadAlong: reading articles and comments together
We propose a new paradigm for displaying comments: showing comments alongside parts of the article they correspond to. We evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches for thi...
Dyut Kumar Sil, Srinivasan H. Sengamedu, Chiranjib...
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