Web 2.0: Tagging Usefulness

Conference paper
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 61)


User tagging in social networks has emerged in the recent years like a very promising way of new knowledge extraction. Our work focus is to understand tags importance and the correlation between them and user emotions. Understanding the meaning of certain tags for a single and unique user will allow the creation of better profiles almost without asking anything directly to users. This knowledge generation will allow the creation of a Social Recommender System for Tourism only based in the knowledge previous referred.


Social networks Tags Tourism Emotions Recommendation 



This work is supported by FEDER Funds through the “Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade – COMPETE” program and by National Funds through FCT “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia” under the project: FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-PEst-OE/EEI/UI0760/2011


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentInstitute of Engineering – Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP/IPP)PortoPortugal
  2. 2.GECAD – Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research CenterInstitute of Engineering – Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP/IPP)PortoPortugal

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