Wikidata Recommenders

At this week‘s OpenSym Conference we will present our evaluation of property recommender systems for Wikidata and generally, collaborative knowledge bases. The (admittedly way too long) title of our paper is: “An Empirical Evaluation of Property Recommender Systems for Wikidata and Collaborative Knowledge Bases“. Wikidata is a popular example for …

Can Twitter predict future music charts?

This week, I‘ll be presenting our paper on „Can Microblogs Predict Music Charts? An Analysis of the Relationship Between #Nowplaying Tweets and Music Charts“ at the 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR) in New York. In principle, we looked at to which extent Twitter is a useful …

WebScience Conference and Twitter Cybercrime

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the WebScience conference in Bloomington, Indiana. I had submitted a position paper about how to proceed with research on cybercrime and cyberwarfare in the context of Twitter to the Cybercrime / Cyberwarfare workshop which then got accepted. My paper is titled “Cybercrime …

Publication News

Yeeeha, our paper “Sorry, I was hacked”—A Classification of Compromised Twitter Accounts has been accepted at the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 🙂 In particular, it has been accepted for the Social Network and Media Analysis (SONAMA) track. Our work features an analysis of Twitter whose Twitter accounts have been …

News

Just added two new publications on the publications page: Eva Zangerle, Wolfgang Gassler, and Günther Specht. On the impact of text similarity functions on hashtag recommendations in microblogging environments. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 2013. to appear. Wolfgang Gassler, Eva Zangerle, and Günter Specht. Guided Curation of Semistructured Data in …