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Social Web Evolution: Integrating Semantic Applications and Web 2.0 Technologies

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Social Web Evolution: Integrating Semantic Applications and Web 2.0 Technologies explores the potential of Web 2.0 and its synergies with the Semantic Web and provides state-of-the-art theoretical foundations and technological applications for academicians, practitioners, policy makers, and government officers eager for knowledge on Web 2.0 and social Web.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. Preface
  4. I. Exploring a Professional Social Network System to Support Learning in the Workplace
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL NETWORK (PSN) APPROACH
      1. System Outcomes
      2. Social and Organisational Learning Objectives
      3. Technology Objectives
      4. Progress Beyond the State-of-the-Art
      5. Social Networking and the Semantic Web
      6. The Learning Organisation and Networks
      7. Mobile and MultiModal/MultiLingual Social Networks for Organisational Learning
      8. Standards and Interoperability
      9. Beyond State of the Art?
        1. Development of a Semantic Web Capability within a Mainstreamed and Practical Platform for Organisational Learning
        2. Mobile and MultiModal Interfaces to Social Networks: The PSN Agent
        3. Adoption and Support
        4. Standards and Interoperability: The PSN API
    4. CASE STUDY
    5. SUMMARY DISCUSSION
  5. REFERENCES
  6. II. Knowledge Producing Megamachines: The Biggest Web 2.0 Communities of the Future
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE CONTROL CRISIS OF SCIENCE AND THE INEVITABLE CONTROL REVOLUTION
      1. Beniger
      2. Revolution in Sign Production, Shortage in Brains
    4. PRELUDE TO THE KNOWLEDGE PRODUCING MEGA-MACHINES
      1. Precursors
      2. The Advent of Participatory Citizen Science
    5. PLAN OF A MEGA-MACHINE
    6. EDUCATION: THE SPIRIT OF THE INDUSTRIAL ERA, OR THE DELAYED CENTURY OF THE CHILD
      1. Mini-Einsteins versus Intellectual Immigrants
      2. The Architecture of the Mega-Machine and its Impacts
    7. POLICY IMPLICATIONS
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  7. REFERENCES
  8. III. Web 2.0 Driven Sustainability Reporting
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. FROM ISOLATED REPORTING TO SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
    3. ISSUES OF CURRENT SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
    4. IMPROVING USABILITY WITH TAILORED REPORTS
      1. Suggesting Report Content Based on a Recommender Engine
      2. Improving Report Content and Stakeholder Relations with Discussion Platforms
    5. CONCLUSION
  9. REFERENCES
  10. IV. Mailing Lists and Social Semantic Web
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOCIAL SEMANTIC WEB
    4. COLLECTING DATA INTO THE SOCIAL SEMANTIC WEB
    5. SWAML PROJECT
    6. CONSUMING MAILING LIST METADATA
      1. Buxon
      2. Other Browsers and Clients
    7. EXPERIMENTATION
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    9. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  11. REFERENCES
  12. V. Web 2.0 Social Networking Sites
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE (SNS)?
      1. Social Networking Sites Defined
      2. Characteristics of Social Networking Sites
      3. A Brief History of SNS, MySpace and Facebook
    4. USAGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES
      1. Student Usage and Uses
      2. SNS Usage and Uses in the General Population
      3. Organizational SNS Usage and Uses
      4. Antecedents and Outcomes of SNS Use
    5. NEW DEVELOPMENTS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
      1. Using SNS in Organizations
      2. The Privacy Challenge of SNS Use
      3. Developments in SNS
    6. CONCLUSION
  13. REFERENCES
    1. ENDNOTES
  14. VI. Teachers' Personal Knowledge Management in China Based Web 2.0 Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TEACHERS' PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      1. Conception of Personal Knowledge Management
      2. Connotation of Teachers' Personal Knowledge Management
    4. SURVEY OF CHINESE TEACHERS' PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    5. SUPPORTING FUNCTIONS OF WEB 2.0 ON TEACHERS' PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    6. TEACHERS' PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND STRATEGIES BASED ON WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES
      1. Teachers' Personal Knowledge Management Framework Based on Web 2.0 Technologies
      2. Teachers' Personal Knowledge Management Strategies Based on Web 2.0 Technologies
        1. Search and Acquisition of Teacher Knowledge
        2. Integration and Storage of Teacher Knowledge
        3. Application, Sharing and Innovation of Teacher Knowledge
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. REFERENCES
  16. VII. CUSENT: Social Sentiment Analysis Using Semantics for Customer Feedback
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SENTIMENTS, EMOTIONS AND SEMANTICS
    4. SENTIMENT & EMOTION ANALYSIS
      1. Sentiment Analysis: Techniques
      2. Naïve Bayes
      3. Latent Semantic Indexing
      4. Support Vector Machines
      5. Sentiment Analysis: Overall View
        1. Determining Text SO (Subjective/Objective)-Polarity
        2. Determining Text PN (Positive/Negative)-Polarity
        3. Determining the Strength of the PN-Polarity
      6. Sentiment Analysis: Problems
    5. CUSENT: ARCHITECTURE
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  17. REFERENCES
    1. ENDNOTE
  18. VIII. Can Knowledge Management Assist Firms to Move from Traditional to E-Commerce: The Case of Greek Firms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IS KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT NEW?
    4. BUILDING KNOWLEDGE SHARING CULTURE
    5. FROM BUSINESS PROCESS REDESIGN TO E-BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION
    6. THE EMPIRICAL STUDY
      1. Research Methodology
      2. Defining the Firms' Behaviors Toward New e-Ra
      3. Knowledge Management Cycle in Medium-Sized Firms in Greece
      4. Knowledge Management Benefits
      5. Old World' to E-World of Business through Knowledge Management
      6. Organizations' Leadership Competencies that Manage Knowledge Driving to the Innovation Culture
      7. Resource Allocation and its Impact on Innovation Success
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  19. REFERENCES
  20. IX. Knowledge Management and Lifelong Learning in Archival Heritage: Digital Collections on a Semantic Scope for Educational Potential
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE SEARCH SCREEN: MAPPING SEMANTIC CHALLENGE IN THE ARCHIVAL INFRASTRUCTURE
    4. THE EDUCATIONAL SCREEN: ADOPTING A SOCIAL POLICY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
    5. THE DEFINITION FRAME: CONSTRUCTING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS
    6. THE RESEARCH FRAME: VALUING THE ARCHIVAL PERSPECTIVE IN THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ERA
    7. THE SOCIAL AGENDA: CAPTURING KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING APPROACHES
    8. THE PEDAGOGIC AGENDA: CONSTRUCTING DIGITAL COLLECTIONS AS SOCIALLY INTELLIGENT AGENTS
    9. THE INNOVATION AGENDA: APPLYING ARCHIVAL KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION FOR LEARNING SCENARIOS
    10. CONCLUSION
  21. REFERENCES
  22. X. Application of Web 2.0 Technology for Clinical Training
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. CLINICAL TRAINING IN NURSE EDUCATION
    3. WEB 2.0 TECHOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
      1. Blog
      2. Wiki
      3. Podcast
      4. Social Bookmark
      5. Tags
      6. Really Simple Syndication
      7. Social Network Software
    4. ISSUES CONCERNING THE USE OF A WEB 2.0 PLATFORM FOR CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE SHARING
    5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  23. REFERENCES
  24. XI. Pattern Matching Techniques to Identify Syntactic Variations of Tags in Folksonomies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
    4. WORKBENCH
      1. Datasets
      2. Methodology
    5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  25. REFERENCES
    1. ENDNOTES
  26. XII. Insights into the Impact of Social Networks on Evolutionary Games
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GAME DETAILS
      1. Impact of Social Networks
      2. Social Network Type
    4. PLAYER REASONING
      1. Information Available to Players
      2. The Reasoning Algorithm
    5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    6. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK
  27. REFERENCES
  28. XIII. Application of Semantic Web Based on the Domain-Specific Ontology for Global KM
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELEVANT LITERATURE AND SCENARIOS
    4. ONTOLOGY DESIGN FOR TOURISM BUSINESS
    5. IMPLEMENTATION
    6. GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BASED ON THE SEMANTIC WEB
      1. Conceptual Model of the Semantic-Web-Driven KM Systems
      2. Innovation of KM Process
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
  29. REFERENCES
  30. XIV. Designing Online Learning Communities to Encourage Cooperation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
      1. Why do People Behave Badly in Online Learning Communities?
    3. DISCOURAGING ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR
      1. Law
      2. Norms
      3. Architecture
    4. COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR IN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. Types of Cooperative Behavior
      2. Why do People Cooperate in Online Learning Communities?
    5. ENCOURAGING COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR
      1. Are Tangible Rewards Effective?
    6. ENHANCERS OF COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR
      1. Cooperative Norms
      2. Communication of Cooperation
      3. Efficacy
      4. Group Identity
      5. Non-Anonymity
      6. Integration with Off-Line Activities
    7. FUTURE TRENDS AND CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  31. REFERENCES
  32. XV. Building Virtual Learning Communities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. E-Learning Environment or Virtual Learning Community?
    4. ESSENTIAL CRITERIA FOR VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. Technology
      2. Facilitation
      3. Social Context
      4. Shared Learning Goal
    5. THE PEDAGOGY OF VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
      2. Constructivism and Constructionism
    6. BUILDING CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. Using Wikis to Build Virtual Learning Communities
      2. Wikis
      3. Background to the Wiki Pilot Study
      4. Which Wiki?
      5. The Wiki Icebreaker Exercise
      6. Results
      7. Technology
      8. Facilitation
      9. Social Context
      10. Shared Learning Goal
      11. Wikis in Review
    7. USING ONLINE LECTURES TO SUPPORT VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES
      1. Online Lectures
      2. Enhancing Distance Education at Deakin University
      3. The Online Lecture Pilot Study
      4. Producing Online Lectures
      5. Results
      6. Online Lectures in Review
      7. Future Directions for Virtual Learning Communities
    8. CONCLUSION
  33. REFERENCES
  34. XVI. Support Networks for Rural and Regional Communities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INFORMATION SYSTEMS FAILURE
    4. DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION AND NETWORK ANALYSIS
    5. CASE STUDIES
      1. Training and the Diffusion of Skills: Boulder Valley Internet Project
      2. The Role of Trust in Local Adaptation: GIS Systems in India
      3. The Role of Trust in Technology Diffusion: E-Commerce in Regional Australia
      4. Building Support Networks: University Library Systems in Vietnam
      5. Using NGOs to Build Support Networks: The CEFE Network in South Africa
    6. FUTURE TRENDS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  35. REFERENCES
  36. XVII. Building Virtual Communities through a De-Marginalized View of Knowledge Networking
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE BACKGROUND OF KNOWLEDGE NETWORKING
    4. A DEFINABLE CONTEXT FOR VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES
    5. VIRTUALIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
      1. The Case of WISE
        1. The WISE Rationale
        2. Design Strategies for Teacher Communities
        3. Design Strategies for Student Communities
        4. Design Considerations for WISE
      2. Knowledge Networking for Learning Communities
    6. FUTURE TRENDS OF A DE-MARGINALIZED CONTEXT FOR KNOWLEDGE NETWORKING
      1. Defining Learning Communities
      2. Finding Ways Technology Can Help
      3. Cultivating a Community of Use
      4. Evaluating the Growth of a Virtual Community
      5. Reflecting on Community Networks for Knowledge Sharing
    7. CONCLUSION
  37. REFERENCES
    1. KEY TERMS
  38. XVIII. A Basis for the Semantic Web and E-Business: Efficient Organization of Ontology Languages and Ontologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
      1. Hierarchy and Primitives of RDF and RDFS-Based Ontology Languages
      2. Motivation
    4. ONTOLOGY LANGUAGE ORGANIZATION
      1. Operations to Organize Ontologies
        1. Inheritance
        2. Block
        3. Atavism
        4. Mutation or Override or Redefine
      2. Easy Use of Ontology Languages
    5. BUILDING ONTOLOGY SYSTEM
      1. Architecture
      2. Resolve Conflicts in Ontology Organization
        1. Redefining (or Overriding)
        2. Explicitly Selecting or Renaming
        3. Redesigning the Organizations of Ontologies (e.g. Factoring)
      3. Algorithm to Resolve Conflicts
    6. SEMANTIC INFORMATION PROCESSING IN THE SEMANTIC WEB AND E-BUSINESS
    7. CONCLUSION
  39. REFERENCES
  40. XIX. User-Centered Design Principles for Online Learning Communities: A Sociotechnical Approach for the Design of a Distributed Community of Practice
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
      1. Formal and Informal Online Learning Communities
    4. OUR CURRENT RESEARCH
      1. Research Approach to the Design of User-Centered Online Learning Communities
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. EMERGENT HUMAN AND TECHNOLOGY ISSUES
    7. DISCUSSION
      1. Design Principles
      2. Didactic Principles
      3. Sociability Principles
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  41. REFERENCES
    1. ENDNOTE
  42. Compilation of References
  43. About the Contributors