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  Identifying informative tweets during a pandemic via a topic-aware neural language model
Gao W., Li L., Tao X., Zhou J., Tao J. World Wide Web 2655-70, 2023.  Type: Article

Years ago, when Twitter was a new social media tool, I reviewed an article for Computing Reviews that looked at how tweets can be used in emergency situations. This new paper follows along similar lines: Twitter can be used to help with spe...

Apr 28 2023
   Data storage auditing service in cloud computing: challenges, methods and opportunities
Yang K., Jia X. World Wide Web 15(4): 409-428, 2020.  Type: Article

Cloud computing provides a convenient, scalable, and cost-effective data storage solution that is particularly attractive to small organizations who lack internal information technology (IT) resources. However, this new solution also introduces ne...

Feb 7 2022
  Context-aware trust network extraction in large-scale trust-oriented social networks
Liu G., Liu Y., Liu A., Li Z., Zheng K., Wang Y., Zhou X. World Wide Web 21(3): 713-738, 2018.  Type: Article

The power of social media is often taken for granted. We know that it has been used to advertise, to politicize, to inform, and to educate. But at times such information seems to be targeted at a particular audience, so that one gets t...

Oct 1 2018
  Semantic-aware top-k spatial keyword queries
Qian Z., Xu J., Zheng K., Zhao P., Zhou X. World Wide Web 21(3): 573-594, 2018.  Type: Article

The authors present their enhancements to spatial keyword queries by using probabilistic topic modeling to incorporate semantic information. The topic model is based on latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA), which performs a statistical an...

Aug 29 2018
  Event summarization for sports games using Twitter streams
Huang Y., Shen C., Li T. World Wide Web 21(3): 609-627, 2018.  Type: Article

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article by Jason Gay titled “How Twitter Rules the NBA” [1]. It contends that the National Basketball Association (NBA) is heavily linked to social media, especia...

Jul 9 2018
  Discovering and understanding Android sensor usage behaviors with data flow analysis
Liu X., Liu J., Wang W., He Y., Zhang X. World Wide Web 21(1): 105-126, 2018.  Type: Article

From 2008 to 2018, the use of mobile apps has grown exponentially, reaching more than 3.8 million apps in Google’s Play Store and two million apps in Apple’s App Store, followed by numerous other apps available from...

Jul 6 2018
  Personalized app recommendation based on app permissions
Peng M., Zeng G., Sun Z., Huang J., Wang H., Tian G. World Wide Web 21(1): 89-104, 2018.  Type: Article

How to recommend apps to a user based on functionality, permissions, and user interests is the subject of this paper. Traditional app recommendation algorithms are based on popularity and downloads. However, these algorithms usually do...

Jun 15 2018
  Modelling majority and expert influences on opinion formation in online social networks
Das R., Kamruzzaman J., Karmakar G. World Wide Web 21(3): 663-685, 2018.  Type: Article

This paper presents an interesting and novel approach to more accurately solving the problem of opinion formation. The authors “introduce the concept of consistency in opinions and associated expertise levels of neighboring a...

May 30 2018
  Wikiometrics: a Wikipedia based ranking system
Katz G., Rokach L. World Wide Web 20(6): 1153-1177, 2017.  Type: Article

Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites. It is famous for showing crowd intelligence in many areas, including science, medicine, physics, and so on. People use Wikipedia to learn and extend their knowledge. However, it is not wel...

Feb 21 2018
  Popularity-aware spatial keyword search on activity trajectories
Zheng K., Zheng B., Xu J., Liu G., Liu A., Li Z. World Wide Web 20(4): 749-773, 2017.  Type: Article

In the old days, futuristic beeping devices allowed James Bond to track the villain and come in just in time to save the world (and flee with the girl kept prisoner, of course!). Nowadays things have grown a little bit more complex. Po...

Jan 18 2018
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