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Blogosphere: Research Issues, Applications, and Tools

Blogosphere: Research Issues, Applications, and Tools

This video was recorded at 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Las Vegas 2008. The objective of this tutorial is to give a comprehensive overview of the techniques, applications, and research issues in the blogosphere. Weblogs, or Blogs, have facilitated people to express their thoughts, voice their opinions, and share their experiences and ideas. Individuals experience a sense of community, a feeling of belonging, a bonding that members matter to one another and their niche needs will be met through online interactions. Its open standards and low barrier to publication have transformed information consumers to producers. This has created a plethora of open-source intelligence, or "collective wisdom" that acts as the storehouse of... Show More

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