Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Social Web Search

  • Maryam Shoaran
  • Alex Thomo
  • Jens Weber
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_261

Synonyms

Glossary

Social Media

Online systems with high public participation and interaction rate

User Metadata

Data created as the result of user interactions in an information space

Socially Enhanced Search

Quality-improved search resulting from employing user metadata

Personalization

Adjustment of a system or process to fit user preferences

Blogosphere

Collection of interconnected Web logs

Facebook Graph Search

Information lookup in the Facebook graph-structured data

Collaborative Filtering

Discovery of new knowledge and patterns through filtering data produced by collaboration between different individuals

Definition

Social search is an online search process that employs user-generated data and user-user relationships produced by social systems including bookmarking sites, Web forums, social networks, and blogs to discover the best matching content to user queries in an information space. This is...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechatronics, School of Engineering-Emerging TechnologiesUniversity of TabrizTabrizIran
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

Section editors and affiliations

  • Przemysław Kazienko
    • 1
  • Jaroslaw Jankowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Management, Institute of InformaticsWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland