Blogosphere: research issues, tools, and applications

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Blogosphere: research issues, tools, and applications
Weblogs, or Blogs, have facilitated people to express their thoughts, voice their opinions, and share their experiences and ideas. Individuals experience a sense of community, a feeling of belonging, a bonding that members matter to one another and their niche needs will be met through online interactions. Its open standards and low barrier to publication have transformed information consumers to producers. This has created a plethora of open-source intelligence, or "collective wisdom" that acts as the storehouse of overwhelming amounts of knowledge about the members, their environment and the symbiosis between them. Nonetheless, vast amounts of this knowledge still remain to be discovered and exploited in its suitable way. In this paper, we introduce various state-of-the-art research issues, review some key elements of research such as tools and methodologies in Blogosphere, and present a case study of identifying the influential bloggers in a community to exemplify the int...
Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu
Added 15 Dec 2010
Updated 15 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2008
Authors Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu
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