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    • Building Semantically-Enriched Web Observatories 

      Gloria, Kristine; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-05-01)
      We describe selected work conducted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Web Science Research Center (RPI WSRC) aimed at building web observatories. Specifically, we discuss the research center’s best practices for building ...
    • Building Web Observatories for Health Web Science 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; McGuinness, Deborah; Luciano, Joanne (2014-06-23)
      As the World Wide Web continues to grow and change, the need to study and understand it grows. Web Science is an effort to do just this. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of Web Science, and the wide variety of data on ...
    • Expanding Web Science Integration in an ITWS Curriculum 

      Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; Hughes, Greg (2014-06-26)
      Building on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s continued effort to support a Web Science education, the following presents steps taken to integrate and enhance RPI’s Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS) program. ...
    • Exploration in Web Science: Instruments for Web Observatories 

      Gloria, Kristine; McGuinness, Deborah; Luciano, Joanne; Zhang, Qingpeng (2013-05-14)
      The following contribution highlights selected work conducted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Web Science Research Center. (RPI WSRC). Specifically, it brings to light four different themed Web Observatories - Science ...
    • Legal and ethical considerations: step 1b in building a health web observatory 

      Gloria, Kristine; Erickson, John; Luciano, Joanne; DiFranzo, Dominic; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-04-11)
      This paper explores the impact of health information technologies, including the Web, on society and advocates for the development of a Health Web Observatory (HWO) to collect, store and analyze new sources of health ...
    • Light structure in the Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography 

      Poirier, Lindsay; DiFranzo, Dominic; Gloria, Kristine (2014-06-23)
      The following presents an interdisciplinary collaboration between ethnographers and computer scientists involved in the development of the Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography (PECE). The paper begins with ...
    • Multiple Truths of the Semantic Web 

      Fernando Navarro, Marco; DiFranzo, Dominic; Gloria, Kristine (2013-05-01)
      Building off our previous work to re-conceptualize Web technologies through social theory, the following contribution presents a close reading of Foucault’s discussion of “truth” as it relates to the Semantic Web. Specifically, ...
    • Studying Cybercrime: Raising Questions about Objectivity and Bias 

      Gloria, Kristine; Erickson, John (2014-06-23)
      The multidisciplinary nature of Web Science is at once its most unique and most challenging characteristic. In this paper, we pose initial questions on how a Web Scientist may explore the topic of cybercrime and cyberwarfare ...
    • Supporting a Web Science Education 

      Gloria, Kristine; Hendler, Jim; McGuinness, Deborah (2013-05-01)
      As the field of Web Science matures, it is critical to develop an infrastructure to support students interested in understanding the future of information technologies. More importantly, it is imperative to develop classes, ...
    • THE ECONOMICS OF SURVEILLANCE A Critical Exploration of Data Practices, Consumer Rights and the Future of Digital Economies 

      Gloria, Kristine (2015-06-30)
      This workshop is motivated by the need to address critically both the current state of our digital economies as well as its future incarnation. Traditional discussions of digital economics focus on automation and efficiency ...
    • The Web Observatory Extension: Facilitating Web Science Collaboration through Semantic Markup 

      DiFranzo, Dominic; Erickson, John; Gloria, Kristine; Luciano, Joanne; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim (2014-04-11)
      The multi-disciplinary nature of Web Science and the large size and diversity of data collected and studied by its practitioners has inspired a new type of Web resource known as the Web Observatory. Web observatories are ...