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Brian D. Davison
Article No.: 8e
A knowledge graph is a graph with entities of different types as nodes and various relations among them as edges. The construction of knowledge graphs in the past decades facilitates many applications, such as link prediction, web search analysis,...
When Simpler Data Does Not Imply Less Information: A Study of User Profiling Scenarios With Constrained View of Mobile HTTP(S) Traffic
Souneil Park, Aleksandar Matic, Kamini Garg, Nuria Oliver
Article No.: 9
The exponential growth in smartphone adoption is contributing to the availability of vast amounts of human behavioral data. This data enables the development of increasingly accurate data-driven user models that facilitate the delivery of...
Semantics-Based Analysis of Content Security Policy Deployment
Stefano Calzavara, Alvise Rabitti, Michele Bugliesi
Article No.: 10
Content Security Policy (CSP) is a recent W3C standard introduced to prevent and mitigate the impact of content injection vulnerabilities on websites. In this article, we introduce a formal semantics for the latest stable version of the standard,...
Characterizing and Predicting Users’ Behavior on Local Search Queries
Fidel Cacheda, Roi Blanco, Nicola Barbieri
Article No.: 11
The use of queries to find products and services that are located nearby is increasing rapidly due mainly to the ubiquity of internet access and location services provided by smartphone devices. Local search engines help users by matching queries...
Although web crawlers have been around for twenty years by now, there is virtually no freely available, open-source crawling software that guarantees high throughput, overcomes the limits of single-machine systems, and, at the same time, scales...
A Model of Information Diffusion in Interconnected Online Social Networks
Article No.: 13
Online social networks (OSN) have today reached a remarkable capillary diffusion. There are numerous examples of very large platforms people use to communicate and maintain relationships. People also subscribe to several OSNs, e.g., people create...