Emerging, Collective Intelligence for Personal, Organisational and Social Use

  • Sotiris Diplaris
  • Andreas Sonnenbichler
  • Tomasz Kaczanowski
  • Phivos Mylonas
  • Ansgar Scherp
  • Maciej Janik
  • Symeon Papadopoulos
  • Michael Ovelgoenne
  • Yiannis Kompatsiaris
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 352)


The main objective of this chapter is to present novel technologies for exploiting multiple layers of intelligence from user-contributed content, which together constitute Collective Intelligence, a form of intelligence that emerges from the collaboration and competition among many individuals, and that seemingly has a mind of its own. User contributed content is analysed by integrating research and development in media analysis, mass content processing, user feedback, social analysis and knowledge management to automatically extract the hidden intelligence and make it accessible to end users and organisations. The exploitation of the emerging Collective Intelligence results is showcased in two distinct case studies: an Emergency Response and a Consumers Social Group case study.


Visual Word Emergency Response Query Image Community Detection Collective Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sotiris Diplaris
    • 1
  • Andreas Sonnenbichler
    • 2
  • Tomasz Kaczanowski
    • 3
  • Phivos Mylonas
    • 4
  • Ansgar Scherp
    • 5
  • Maciej Janik
    • 5
  • Symeon Papadopoulos
    • 1
    • 6
  • Michael Ovelgoenne
    • 2
  • Yiannis Kompatsiaris
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatics & Telematics InstituteThermiGreece
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermany
  3. 3.Software Mind S.A.KrakowPoland
  4. 4.National Technical University of AthensGreece
  5. 5.University of Koblenz-LandauGermany
  6. 6.Department of Computer ScienceAristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece

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