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Live Social Semantics

Live Social Semantics
Live Social Semantics
Social interactions are one of the key factors to the success of conferences and similar community gatherings. This paper describes a novel application that integrates data from the semantic web, online social networks, and a real-world contact sensing platform. This application was successfully deployed at ESWC09, and actively used by 139 people. Personal profiles of the participants were automatically generated using several Web~2.0 systems and semantic academic data sources, and integrated in real-time with face-to-face contact networks derived from wearable sensors. Integration of all these heterogeneous data layers made it possible to offer various services to conference attendees to enhance their social experience such as visualisation of contact data, and a site to explore and connect with other participants. This paper describes the architecture of the application, the services we provided, and the results we achieved in this deployment.
Alani, Harith
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Szomszor, Martin
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Cattuto, Ciro
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Van den Broeck, Wouter
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Correndo, Gianluca
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Barrat, Alain
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Alani, Harith
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Szomszor, Martin
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Cattuto, Ciro
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Van den Broeck, Wouter
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Correndo, Gianluca
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Barrat, Alain
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Alani, Harith, Szomszor, Martin, Cattuto, Ciro, Van den Broeck, Wouter, Correndo, Gianluca and Barrat, Alain (2009) Live Social Semantics. 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), United States.

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Abstract

Social interactions are one of the key factors to the success of conferences and similar community gatherings. This paper describes a novel application that integrates data from the semantic web, online social networks, and a real-world contact sensing platform. This application was successfully deployed at ESWC09, and actively used by 139 people. Personal profiles of the participants were automatically generated using several Web~2.0 systems and semantic academic data sources, and integrated in real-time with face-to-face contact networks derived from wearable sensors. Integration of all these heterogeneous data layers made it possible to offer various services to conference attendees to enhance their social experience such as visualisation of contact data, and a site to explore and connect with other participants. This paper describes the architecture of the application, the services we provided, and the results we achieved in this deployment.

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Published date: October 2009
Additional Information: Event Dates: October 2009
Venue - Dates: 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), United States, 2009-10-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 267772
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267772
PURE UUID: 9a2dd9b6-af13-42ae-9a21-af23efa47c7f
ORCID for Gianluca Correndo: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3335-5759

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Date deposited: 12 Aug 2009 09:30
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:39

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Author: Harith Alani
Author: Martin Szomszor
Author: Ciro Cattuto
Author: Wouter Van den Broeck
Author: Gianluca Correndo ORCID iD
Author: Alain Barrat

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