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Finding Co-solvers on Twitter, with a Little Help from Linked Data

Finding Co-solvers on Twitter, with a Little Help from Linked Data

This video was recorded at 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Heraklion 2012. Finding collaborators that can complement one's competence in collaborative research and innovation projects has become important with the advent of multidisciplinary challenges and collaborative R&D in general. In this paper we propose a method for suggesting potential candidates for collaborative solving of innovation challenges online, based on their competence, similarity of interest and social proximity with the user receiving the recommendations. We rely on Linked Data to derive a measure of semantic relatedness that we use to enrich both user profiles and innovation problems with additional relevant topics, thereby improving the performance of co-solver recommendation. We evaluate this approach... Show More

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