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ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Volume 9 Issue 2, May 2015


Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2755995

Modeling, Enacting, and Integrating Custom Crowdsourcing Processes
Stefano Tranquillini, Florian Daniel, Pavel Kucherbaev, Fabio Casati
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2746353

Crowdsourcing (CS) is the outsourcing of a unit of work to a crowd of people via an open call for contributions. Thanks to the availability of online CS platforms, such as Amazon Mechanical Turk or CrowdFlower, the practice has experienced a...

The Augmented Web: Rationales, Opportunities, and Challenges on Browser-Side Transcoding
Oscar Díaz, Cristóbal Arellano
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2735633

Today’s web personalization technologies use approaches like user categorization, configuration, and customization but do not fully support individualized requirements. As a significant portion of our social and working interactions are...

Integrating Transactions into BPEL Service Compositions: An Aspect-Based Approach
Chang-Ai Sun, Xin Zhang, Yan Shang, Marco Aiello
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2757288

The concept of software as a service has been increasingly adopted to develop distributed applications. Ensuring the reliability of loosely coupled compositions is a challenging task because of the open, dynamic, and independent nature of...

A Formal Account of the Open Provenance Model
Natalia Kwasnikowska, Luc Moreau, Jan Van Den Bussche
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/2734116

On the Web, where resources such as documents and data are published, shared, transformed, and republished, provenance is a crucial piece of metadata that would allow users to place their trust in the resources they access. The open provenance...