20th Jan 2014

0 Comments

Newspaper Editors vs the Crowd: On the Appropriateness of Front Page News Selection

The front page is the most important page of a newspaper. It is what passers-by will have chance to look at, and so it represents the showcase that might determine whether or not they will…

Read More

7th Dec 2011

0 Comments

ACM Hypertext 2012 – Call for Workshop Proposals

ACM Hypertext 2012 will be running workshops and tutorials, taking place on June 25th, the day before the start of the main conference. The purpose of the workshops is to provide a more informal setting…

Read More

28th Jul 2011

0 Comments

Classifying Trending Topics: A Typology of Conversation Triggers on Twitter

My paper with Damiano Spina, Víctor Fresno and Raquel Martínez entitled “Classifying Trending Topics: A Typology of Conversation Triggers on Twitter” has been accepted for publication and presentation at CIKM 2011, 20th ACM Conference on…

Read More

26th Apr 2011

0 Comments

Tags vs Shelves: From Social Tagging to Social Classification

My paper with Christian Körner and Markus Strohmaier entitled “Tags vs Shelves: From Social Tagging to Social Classification” has been accepted for publication and presentation at HT 2011, the 22nd ACM Conference on Hypertext and…

Read More

17th Dec 2010

1 Comment

Yahoo! announced they’re shutting down Delicious

Bad news from Yahoo!.. it’s now trending on Twitter: Yahoo! decided to shut down the social bookmarking site par excellence, Delicious. Even though we didn’t get any official announcement from Yahoo!, Techcrunch has confirmed the…

Read More

3rd Nov 2010

1 Comment

Suggesting tags is not always a good idea

When we are tagging a resource on a social tagging system, it could save us work by suggesting us tags for that resource. Therefore, we can choose the tags we consider relevant or representative for…

Read More

25th Apr 2010

1 Comment

A glossary of terms related to social tagging

There are many terms related to –and many times created because of– the social tagging phenomenon. The following is a list of terms that are relevant to social tagging. This list may become larger throughout…

Read More

25th Jan 2010

1 Comment

A Call for Social Tagging Datasets

Christian Körner and Markus Strohmaier, from the Graz University of Technology, in Austria, have published an article on social tagging datasets in the latest issue of the ACM SIGWEB Newsletter. Existing social tagging datasets have…

Read More

16th Nov 2009

5 Comments

Wiki10+: a Wikipedia-based social tagging dataset

Wiki10+, a dataset with 20,764 annotated English Wikipedia articles is now available for download. This dataset includes that many Wikipedia articles, with their corresponding social tags retrieved from Delicious. The dataset, including both articles’ content…

Read More

28th Aug 2009

0 Comments

TaggedWiki: A prototype on tags over Wikipedia

I have recently prepared a prototype based on Wikipedia, integrating a tagging system on it. I did it for my presentation at Wikimania 2009, entitled “Enhancing Navigation on Wikipedia with Social Tags”. This prototype allows…

Read More