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    • Analyzing the Flow of Trust in the Virtual World With Semantic Web Technologies 

      Zhang, Qingpeng; DiFranzo, Dominic; Gloria, Marie Joan Kristine; Makni, Bassem; Hendler, James A. (IEEE, 2018-08)
      Virtual worlds present a natural test bed to observe and study the social behaviors of people at a large scale. Analyzing the rich “big data” generated by the activities of players in a virtual world enables us to better ...
    • Brokers or Bridges: Structural Holes in Crowdsourcing System 

      Zhang, Qingpeng; Zeng, Daniel Dajun; Wang, Fei-Yue; Breiger, Ronald; Hendler, James A. (IEEE, 2016-06)
      A method to measure the contributions of crowdsourcing participants identifies how roles relate to an incident's investigation and discussion. Using data on the South China tiger incident, the authors evaluate the performance ...
    • The Chinese “Human Flesh” Web: The First Decade and Beyond 

      Wang, Fei-Yue; Zeng, Daniel; Zhang, Qingpeng; Hendler, James A.; Cao, Jianping (Elsevier on behalf of Science in China Press, 2014-06)
      Human flesh search (HFS), a Web-enabled crowdsourcing phenomenon, originated in China a decade ago. In this article, we present the first comprehensive empirical analysis of HFS, focusing on the scope of HFS activities, ...
    • Exploration in Web Science: Instruments for Web Observatories 

      Gloria, Kristine; McGuinness, Deborah L.; 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 ...
    • Semantic Social Network Analysis by Cross-Domain Tensor Factorization 

      Nakatsuji, Makoto; Zhang, Qingpeng; Lu, Xiaohui; Makni, Bassem; Hendler, James A. (IEEE, 2017)
      Analyzing “what topics” a user discusses with others is important in social network analysis. Since social relationships can be represented as multiobject relationships (e.g., those composed of a user, another user, and ...