Liveblogging ICWSM 2009 – Day 2

Liveblogging ICWSM 2009 – Day 2

ICWSM 2009 in San Jose

[Vladimir Barash is liveblogging the ICWSM conference]

10.30am A categorical model for discovering latent structure in social annotations (Said Kashoob)
Given a collection of web objects, users and tags, can we model the underlying tag generation process?

-Discover implict communities of interest?

-Categories of related tags?

-For given category, id most relevant objs for category

-compare categories

Initial thoughts: content-based topic modeling (Latent Dirichlet Allocation, LSA). Recent work applying LDA models to tags (Wu 2006, Zhou 2008)

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Summer 2009 – Stanford Media X Workshop: New Metrics For New Media: Analytics For Social Media And Virtual Worlds

Summer 2009 – Stanford Media X Workshop: New Metrics for New Media: Analytics for Social Media and Virtual Worlds

I will lead a workshop with Martha Russell on social network analysis of social media as part of the Stanford Media X Summer Institute on New Metrics for New Media: Analytics for Social Media and Virtual Worlds this Summer.  I am…

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PAPER: ICWSM 2009 – Distinguishing Knowledge Vs Social Capital In Social Media With Roles And Context

PAPER: ICWSM 2009 – Distinguishing Knowledge vs Social Capital in Social Media with Roles and Context

Our (Vladimir D. Barash, Marc Smith, Lise Getoor, Howard T. Welser ) poster paper, Distinguishing Knowledge vs Social Capital in Social Media with Roles and Context  has been accepted and published at the 2009 ICWSM (International Conference on Weblogs and…

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