July 2011 archive

New paper at NWeSP

New paper “Tagging relations to achieve complex search goals” accepted at NWeSP 2011, 7th IEEE International Conference on Web Services Practices. Abstract:”Social search is having a flourishing success for its effectiveness in retrieving high quality information useful to achieve complex search goals. Surprisingly, the potential of the social paradigm at the basis of collaborative tagging in …

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Paper in Ad Hoc Networks is available online

Our paper “On the dynamics of human proximity for data diffusion in ad-hoc networks” accepted in the Ad Hoc Networks journal  is available online: doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.06.003 Abstract: We report on a data-driven investigation aimed at understanding the dynamics of message spreading in a real-world dynamical network of human proximity. We use data collected by means of a proximity-sensing …

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New Paper at CIKM

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New paper “Behavior-driven clustering of queries into topics” accepted ad CIKM 2011. The acceptance rate is 15%. The paper was written in collaboration with Indiana University and Yahoo! Labs. Abstract: “Categorization of web-search queries in semantically coherent topics is a crucial task to understand the interest trends of search engine users and, therefore, to provide …

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