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ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Volume 3 Issue 4, September 2009

Trust and nuanced profile similarity in online social networks
Jennifer Golbeck
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/1594173.1594174

Online social networks, where users maintain lists of friends and express their preferences for items like movies, music, or books, are very popular. The Web-based nature of this information makes it ideal for use in a variety of intelligent...

Search-as-a-service: Outsourced search over outsourced storage
Aameek Singh, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Ling Liu
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/1594173.1594175

With fast-paced growth of digital data and exploding storage management costs, enterprises are looking for new ways to effectively manage their data. One such cost-effective paradigm is the cloud storage model also referred to as...

Emergence of consensus and shared vocabularies in collaborative tagging systems
Valentin Robu, Harry Halpin, Hana Shepherd
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/1594173.1594176

This article uses data from the social bookmarking site del.icio.us to empirically examine the dynamics of collaborative tagging systems and to study how coherent categorization schemes emerge from unsupervised tagging by individual users.

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