12 years 11 months ago
Blogs: spinning a web of virality
The aim of this study is to understand the role of bloggers in driving viral information. More specifically, we develop a new methodology that creates a map of the „life cycle...
Karine Nahon, Jeff Hemsley, Shawn Walker, Muzammil...
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13 years 29 days ago
A Comparison of Stylometric and Lexical Features for Web Genre Classification and Emotion Classification in Blogs
In the blogosphere, the amount of digital content is expanding and for search engines, new challenges have been imposed. Due to the changing information need, automatic methods are...
Elisabeth Lex, Andreas Juffinger, Michael Granitze...
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13 years 1 months ago
On Some Issues and a System Architecture for Quality-based Blog Evaluation
Blog evaluation and ranking became increasingly important over the last decade. Given the large number of blogs on the web today the currently used approach of blog ranking by pop...
Anestis A. Toptsis, Adam Russell
13 years 2 months ago
Blogging Together: An Examination of Group Blogs
This paper presents the first examination of the growing phenomenon of multi-author, or group blogs. Using a large collection of blog posts gathered over an eight month period, we...
Marti A. Hearst, Susan T. Dumais
13 years 2 months ago
Modeling Blog Dynamics
How do blogs produce posts? What local, underlying mechanisms lead to the bursty temporal behaviors observed in blog networks? Earlier work analyzed network patterns of blogs and ...
Michaela Goetz, Jure Leskovec, Mary McGlohon, Chri...
13 years 2 months ago
Information Cascades in the Blogosphere: A Look Behind the Curtain
With an increasing number of people that read, write and comment on blogs, the blogosphere has established itself as an essential medium of communication. A fundamental characteri...
Manos Papagelis, Nilesh Bansal, Nick Koudas
13 years 2 months ago
Content Based Recommendation and Summarization in the Blogosphere
This paper presents a stochastic graph based method for recommending or selecting a small subset of blogs that best represents a much larger set. within a certain topic. Each blog...
Ahmed Hassan, Dragomir R. Radev, Junghoo Cho, Amru...
13 years 2 months ago
Discovering voter preferences in blogs using mixtures of topic models
In this paper we propose a new approach to capture the inclination towards a certain election candidate from the contents of blogs and to explain why that inclination may be so. T...
Pradipto Das, Rohini K. Srihari, Smruthi Mukund
13 years 2 months ago
Precursors and Laggards: An Analysis of Semantic Temporal Relationships on a Blog Network
We explore the hypothesis that it is possible to obtain information about the dynamics of a blog network by analysing the temporal relationships between blogs at a semantic level, ...
Telmo Menezes, Camille Roth, Jean-Philippe Cointet
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13 years 4 months ago
A short walk in the Blogistan
The increasingly prominent new subset of Web pages, called `blogs' differs from traditional Web pages both in characteristics and potential to applications. We explore three ...
Edith Cohen, Balachander Krishnamurthy