Advertisement

Déjà Vu: Social Network Agents for Personal Impression Management

  • Chia-Chuan Hung
  • Yi-Ching Huang
  • Jane Yung-jen Hsu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5044)

Abstract

As technology enabled new and faster modes of communication among people, it has become increasingly difficult to manage our social contacts effectively. Existing contact management tools lack the support for intelligent analysis of our social interactions. This paper introduces Déjà Vu, an intelligent system of social network agents for managing and analyzing personal social contacts over the web. Déjà Vu is designed to help users record and retrieve contact information by tagging via a simple user interface. In addition, it helps users acquire additional knowledge about their contacts through social computing and tagging analysis. Our preliminary study showed that tagging is a subjective behavior and the proposed social tagging mechanism can compensate for individual differences.

Keywords

multiagent social network social tagging 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Minsky, M.: Society of Mind. Simon and Schuster, New York (1986)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Culotta, A., Bekkerman, R., McCallum, A.: Extracting social networks and contact information from email and the web. In: Proceedings of the First Conference on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS) (2004)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gips, J., Pentland, A.: Mapping human networks. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (2006)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Ames, M., Naaman, M.: Why we tag: Motivations for annotation in mobile and online media. In: Proceedings of the Computer/Human Interaction 2007 Conference (CHI 2007), San Jose, California, USA (2007)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Salton, G., Buckley, C.: Term weighting approaches in automatic text retrieval. Information Processing and Management 24(5), 513–523 (1988)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Miller, G.A., Beckwith, R., Fellbaum, C., Gross, D., Miller, K.J.: Introduction to wordnet: An on-line lexical database. International Journal of Lexicography 3(4), 235–244 (1990)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Liu, H., Singh, P.: Conceptnet: A practical commonsense reasoning toolkit. BT Technology Journal (2004)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chia-Chuan Hung
    • 1
  • Yi-Ching Huang
    • 1
  • Jane Yung-jen Hsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Taiwan UniversityTaiwan

Personalised recommendations