DOI

Retrieval and management of Web data is becoming a more and more complex problem, due to the amount of information to be dealt with, to the diversity of the information sources and of the data formats, and to the evolving expectations of users. More and more users are increasingly relying on social interaction to complete and validate the results of their online activities. For instance, scouting "interesting" results, or suggesting new, unexpected search directions in information seeking processes, occurs in most times aside of the search systems and processes, possibly instrumented and mediated by a social network. Moreover, tasks such as quality assessment, opinion making, and sense extraction cannot be completely delegated to automatic procedures. In this paper we propose a paradigm that embodies crowds and social network communities as first-class sources for the information management and extraction on the Web. Our approach aims at filling the gap between traditional Web systems (CMS, search engines and others), which operate upon world-wide information, with social systems, capable of interacting with real people, in real time, to capture their opinions, suggestions, and emotions by leveraging crowdsourcing practices and making them viable upon a social network. Thanks to the proposed approach, the data management and manipulation experience of users can be enormously enriched.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2012
PublisherIEEE
Pages1123-1127
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780769547992
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2012 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 26 Aug 201229 Aug 2012

Conference

Conference2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, ASONAM 2012
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Period26/08/1229/08/12

    Research areas

  • Crowdsourcing, Semantic web, Social network, Web information system

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