Semantic Adaptive Social Web

  • Federica Cena
  • Antonina Dattolo
  • Ernesto William De Luca
  • Pasquale Lops
  • Till Plumbaum
  • Julita Vassileva
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-28509-7_17

Volume 7138 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
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Cena F., Dattolo A., De Luca E.W., Lops P., Plumbaum T., Vassileva J. (2012) Semantic Adaptive Social Web. In: Ardissono L., Kuflik T. (eds) Advances in User Modeling. UMAP 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7138. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

The Social Web, or the so called Web 2.0, is growing daily by the number of users and applications. In this way, a significant part of newly generated Web content and traffic is created by the users itself. They create, connect, comment, tag, rate, remix, upload, download, new or existing resources in an architecture of participation, where user contribution and interaction adds value. Users are also involved in a broad range of social activities like creating social relationships, recommending and sharing resources with friends, creating groups and communities, commenting friends activities and profiles and so on. But not only users benefit from the user-generated content, also social applications profit from that content by using it for personalization and adaptation to user needs.

Keywords

social semantic web folksonomies adaptation social networks 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Federica Cena
    • 1
  • Antonina Dattolo
    • 2
  • Ernesto William De Luca
    • 3
  • Pasquale Lops
    • 4
  • Till Plumbaum
    • 3
  • Julita Vassileva
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of TurinItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of UdineItaly
  3. 3.School IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Bari Aldo MoroItaly
  5. 5.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SaskatchewanCanada