TITLE

The Social Hourglass: An Infrastructure for Socially Aware Applications and Services

AUTHOR(S)
Iamnitchi, Adriana; Blackburn, Jeremy; Kourtellis, Nicolas
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
IEEE Internet Computing;May2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As the Internet's hourglass architecture connects various resources to various applications, an infrastructure that collects information from various social signals can support an ever-evolving set of socially aware applications and services. Among the proposed infrastructure's features are social sensors to capture and interpret social signals from user interactions, a personal social information aggregator, and a set of social-inference functions as its API for social applications.
ACCESSION #
74576439

 

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