12 years 9 months ago
Modding as Rating Behavior in Virtual Communities: The Case of Rooster Teeth Productions
Virtual communities that make use of social network site features blend known applications of virtual communities. These communities can be simultaneously social and commercial, or...
Stefan Haefliger, Philip Reichen, Peter M. Jä...
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12 years 10 months ago
Managing viable virtual communities: an exploratory case study and explanatory model
: Virtual communities play an important part in enabling people with common interests to interact with each other. Current research mostly focuses on the aspects of social interact...
Christoph Rosenkranz, Christoph Feddersen
130views more  ELECTRONICMARKETS 2000»
12 years 11 months ago
Virtual Communities of Transaction: The Role of Personalization in Electronic Commerce
Bringing communities of buyers and sellers together in the arena of electronic commerce stimulates three major potentials: the building of trust, the collection and effective use ...
Petra Schubert, Mark Ginsburg
58views more  CONNECTION 2002»
12 years 11 months ago
Providing social scaffolding for effective agent communities
This paper explores the general landscape of virtual communities and reflects upon their relevance to their agent community counterparts. It examines several disparate virtual com...
Gregory M. P. O'Hare
123views more  ENTCS 2006»
12 years 11 months ago
Nonmonotonic Trust Management for P2P Applications
Community decisions about access control in virtual communities are non-monotonic in nature. This means that they cannot be expressed in current, monotonic trust management langua...
Marcin Czenko, Ha Tran, Jeroen Doumen, Sandro Etal...
151views Education» more  CORR 2008»
12 years 11 months ago
Identifying 'Hidden' Communities of Practice within Electronic Networks: Some Preliminary Premises
This paper examines the possibility of discovering 'hidden' (potential) Communities of Practice (CoPs) inside electronic networks, and then using this knowledge to nurtu...
Richard Ribeiro, Chris Kimble
13 years 29 days ago
Evolution of a virtual community: understanding design issues through a longitudinal study
Although the potential impacts of virtual communities have been widely recognized in business and academia, little research has been done to provide guidelines for design of such ...
Arvind Malhotra, Sanjay Gosain, Alexander Hars
13 years 1 months ago
Managing Information Quality in Virtual Communities of Practice
This paper examines why the rise of computermediated communication, driven by dramatically lowered cost, creates new structural problems from an information quality standpoint. We...
Andreas Neus
13 years 1 months ago
Challenges for Network Computer Games
Interactive entertainment and specifically computer games has grown into a multi-billion industry in the last few years and continues to grow. This expansion has fueled a number o...
Yusuf Pisan
13 years 1 months ago
SCOP: a Java Framework for Building Semantic Virtual Communities in the Web
This paper describes the development of a framework to build Virtual Communities of Practice in the web. It is part of a larger project named as DWeb (acronym for Dream Web). The p...
Marcio Balian, Cedric Luiz de Carvalho