Online Communities and Social Computing

Third International Conference, OCSC 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009. Proceedings

  • A. Ant Ozok
  • Panayiotis Zaphiris

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5621)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Designing and Developing Online Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Saizo Aoyagi, Hidenori Fujino, Hirotake Ishii, Hiroshi Shimoda, Hiroshi Sakuda, Hidekazu Yoshikawa et al.
      Pages 3-12
    3. Mahsa Ghafourian, Hassan A. Karimi, Linda van Roosmalen
      Pages 13-22
    4. Béatrice S. Hasler, Thierry Buecheler, Rolf Pfeifer
      Pages 23-32
    5. Cristian Hofmann, Nina Hollender, Dieter W. Fellner
      Pages 33-42
    6. Jukka Huhtamäki, Ossi Nykänen, Jaakko Salonen
      Pages 43-52
    7. András Kangyal, László Laufer
      Pages 53-61
    8. Martin Christof Kindsmüller, Jan Milz, Johannes Schmidt
      Pages 62-71
    9. Huanglingzi Liu, Ying Liu, Wei Wang, Bin Wang
      Pages 72-81
    10. Gabriele Meiselwitz, Jonathan Lazar
      Pages 82-90
    11. Colleen L. Phillips, Norman D. Geddes, Justin T. Simms
      Pages 91-100
    12. Anjali Phukan
      Pages 101-107
    13. Suriyati Razali, Nor Laila Md. Noor, Wan Adilah Wan Adnan
      Pages 108-116
    14. Brian Wentz, Jonathan Lazar
      Pages 134-140
  3. Social Behaviour of Humans and Artificial Agents in Online Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Petter Bae Brandtzæg, Jan Heim
      Pages 143-152

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, OCSC 2009, held in San Diego, CA, USA in July 2008 in the framework of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2009 with 10 other thematically similar conferences.

The 77 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the thematic area of online communities and social computing, addressing the following major topics: designing and developing online communities; social behavior of humans and artificial agents in online communities; Web 2.0: emerging challenges; learning, education and culture; online games; and online communities and society.


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Editors and affiliations

  • A. Ant Ozok
    • 1
  • Panayiotis Zaphiris
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsUMBCBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Multimedia and Graphic ArtsCyprus University of TechnologyLemesosCyprus

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-02773-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-02774-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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