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An Ontology-Based Interaction Concept for Social-Aware Applications

  • Alexandra Funke
  • Sören Brunk
  • Romina Kühn
  • Thomas Schlegel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8008)

Abstract

With the usage of mobile devices becoming more and more ubiquitous, access to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter from those devices is increasing at a fast rate. Many different social networking applications for mobile devices exist but most of them only enable access to one social network. As users are often registered in multiple social networks, they have to use different applications for mobile access. Furthermore, most applications do not consider the users’ social context to aid them with their intentions. This paper presents our idea to model the user’s social context and intentions in social networks within an ontology. Based on this ontology we describe an interaction concept that allows publishing information in different social networks in a flexible way. We implemented a prototype to show how our findings can be presented. To conclude, we highlight some possibilities for the future of ontology-based social-aware applications.

Keywords

interaction ontology semantic modeling social-aware social media 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra Funke
    • 1
  • Sören Brunk
    • 1
  • Romina Kühn
    • 1
  • Thomas Schlegel
    • 1
  1. 1.TU Dresden – Junior Professorship in Software Engineering of Ubiquitous SystemsDresdenGermany

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