Techniques and Tools for Designing an Online Social Network Platform

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ISBN: 978-3-7091-0786-7 (Print) 978-3-7091-0787-4 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Social Networks and Virtual Communities

  3. Designing Phase

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Chapter

      Pages 17-27

      Identifying Users and Their Tasks

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      Chapter

      Pages 29-50

      Requirement Identification and Analysis Techniques

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      Chapter

      Pages 51-72

      Design Principles and Guidelines

  4. Implementation Phase

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-93

      Implementation Techniques

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-125

      Existing Development Platforms

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      Chapter

      Pages 127-136

      Visualizations of a Social Network

  5. Evaluation Phase

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-167

      Usability Evaluation Methodology

  6. The Future

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Chapter

      Pages 171-176

      Conclusions and Open Issues

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 177-190