26th Apr 2011

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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…

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17th Dec 2010

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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…

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3rd Nov 2010

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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…

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25th Apr 2010

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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…

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25th Jan 2010

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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…

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16th Nov 2009

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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…

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28th Aug 2009

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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…

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28th Aug 2009

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Enhancing Navigation on Wikipedia with Social Tags (slides)

If you are interested in my presentation about “Enhancing Navigation on Wikipedia with Social Tags”, in Wikimania 2009, you can download the slides using the following links: English Spanish Tweet Share/Save

12th Aug 2009

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Enhancing Navigation on Wikipedia with Social Tags

My paper “Enhancing Navigation on Wikipedia with Social Tags” has been accepted for publication and presentation at Wikimania 2009, the 5th International Conference of the Wikimedia Foundation to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from…

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27th Jul 2009

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Getting the Most Out of Social Annotations for Web Page Classification

Our paper “Getting the Most Out of Social Annotations for Web Page Classification” has been accepted for publication and presentation at DocEng 2009, the 9th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering to be held in Munich,…

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