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Live Social Semantics

Abstract : Social interactions are one of the key factors to the success of con- ferences and similar community gatherings. This paper describes a novel appli- cation that integrates data from the semantic web, online social networks, and a real-world contact sensing platform. This application was successfully deployed at ESWC09, and actively used by 139 people. Personal profiles of the partici- pants were automatically generated using several Web 2.0 systems and semantic academic data sources, and integrated in real-time with face-to-face contact net- works derived from wearable sensors. Integration of all these heterogeneous data layers made it possible to offer various services to conference attendees to en- hance their social experience such as visualisation of contact data, and a site to explore and connect with other participants. This paper describes the architecture of the application, the services we provided, and the results we achieved in this deployment.
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Harith Alani, Martin Szomszor, Ciro Cattuto, Wouter van den Broeck, Gianluca Correndo, et al.. Live Social Semantics. 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2009), Oct 2009, Washington, United States. pp.698-714, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-04930-9_44⟩. ⟨hal-00416170⟩

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