Online Communities and Social Computing

4th International Conference, OCSC 2011, Held as Part of HCI International 2011, Orlando, FL, USA, July 9-14, 2011. Proceedings

  • A. Ant Ozok
  • Panayiotis Zaphiris

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6778)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. On-Line Communities and Intelligent Agents in Education and Research

  3. Blogs, Wikis and Twitters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Rahayu Ahmad, Wayne G. Lutters
      Pages 81-89
    3. Carlo Aliprandi, Francesco Ronzano, Andrea Marchetti, Maurizio Tesconi, Salvatore Minutoli
      Pages 90-99
    4. Katie Derthick, Patrick Tsao, Travis Kriplean, Alan Borning, Mark Zachry, David W. McDonald
      Pages 100-109
    5. Qin Gao, Qu Qu, Xuhui Zhang
      Pages 110-119
    6. Nirupama Dharmavaram Sreenivasan, Chei Sian Lee, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh
      Pages 120-129
    7. I-Chin Wu, Yi-Sheng Lin, Che-Hung Liu
      Pages 140-149
  4. Social Computing in Business and the Enterprise

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Gerardo Alducin-Quintero, Manuel Contero, Jorge Martín-Gutiérrez, David A. Guerra-Zubiaga, Michael D. Johnson
      Pages 153-161

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, OCSC 2011, held in Orlando, FL, USA in July 2011 in the framework of the 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2011 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: on-line communities and intelligent agents in education and research; blogs, Wikis and Twitters; social computing in business and the enterprise; social computing in everyday life; information management in social computing.


electronic business healthcare network knowledge representation online social interaction semantic Web

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Ant Ozok
    • 1
  • Panayiotis Zaphiris
    • 2
  1. 1.Information Systems DepartmentUMBCBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Multimedia and Graphic ArtsCyprus University of TechnologyLimassolCyprus

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-21795-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-21796-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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