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Publications

Scientific findings of the concept, the technical features, functionality and impact of the WeGov solution have been published in various conference proceedings and/ or scientific journals by the WeGov Consortium partners. In this section you can find all the relevant WeGov publications.

 

11th Conference on Electronic Government - IFIP EGOV 2012

Wandhöfer, Timo; Van Eeckhaute, Catherine; Taylor, Steve; Fernandez, Miriam (2012): WeGov Toolbox - Politicians engage with Citizens. In: Joint Proceedings of Ongoing Research and Projects of IFIP EGOV and IFIP ePart 2012. p. 267-268.

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International Journal of Electronic Government Research - IJEGR Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2012)

Wandhöfer, Timo; Taylor, Steve; Alani, Harith; Joshi, Somya; Sizov, Sergej; Walland, Paul; Thamm, Mark; Bleier, Arnim; Mutschke, Peter (2012): Engaging Politicians with Citizens on Social Networking Sites: The WeGov Toolbox. In: International Journal of E lectronic Government Research, July-September 2012, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 22-43.

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4th International Conference on Web Science conference - WebSci12 

Naveed, Nasir and Gottron, Thomas and Sizov, Sergej and Staab, Steffen (2012), “FREuD: Feature-Centric Sentiment Diversification of Online Discussions”. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Web Science (WebSci'12), June 22 – 24, 2012.

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tGovernment Workshop 2012 - tGov2012

Wandhöfer, Timo; Van Eeckhaute, Catherine; Taylor, Steve; Fernandez, Miriam (2012): WeGov Analysis Tools to connect Policy Makers with Citizens Online. In: Proceedings of the tGov Conference, May 8th – 9th 2012, Brunel University, University Kingdom, p. 7.

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Conference of E-Democracy and Open Government – CeDEM12

Geana, Ruxandra; Taylor, Steve; Wandhöfer, Timo (2012): Bringing Citizens' Opinions to Members of Parliament: The Newspaper Story. In: CeDEM12 Conference Proceedings, p. 125-136.

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General Online Research 2012 - GOR12

Wandhöfer, Timo (2012): Approaches for validating automatic Analytic Tool results on social networking data for its Exploitation within Politicians' everyday Workflow. General Online Research 2012 - GOR 2012. Mannheim, 05.-07.03. 2012.

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Journal of eDemocracy - JeDEM, Vol 3, No 2 (2011)

Timo Wandhoefer, Mark Thamm, Somya Joshi (2011) “Politician2.0 on Facebook: Information Behavior and Dissemination on Social Networking Sites – Gaps and Best-Practices”, Journal of eDemocracy, JeDEM, Vol. 3, No.2, pp. 207-215.

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ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST) – Journal

Sizov, Sergej: Latent Spatial Semantics of Social Media. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), 2011, to appear.

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Text Retrieval Conference - TREC 2011

Arifah Che Alhadi, Thomas Gottron, Jérôme Kunegis, and Nasir Naveed. (2011) LiveTweet: Microblog Retrieval Based on Interestingess and an Adaptation of the Vector Space Model. In Proceedings of the Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2011, Gaithersburg, Md. USA.

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20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2011

Naveed, Nasir and Gottron, Thomas and Kunegis, Jérôme and Alhadi, Arifah Che (2011). Searching microblogs: coping with sparsity and document quality. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management, CIKM '11, 2011, Glasgow Scotland, UK, p. 183 -188. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

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Detect'11: international workshop on DETecting and Exploiting Cultural diversiTy on the social web (24 Oct 2011), co-located in CIKM 2011

Kling, Christoph and Gottron, Thomas: Detecting Culture in Coordinates: Cultural Areas in Social Media. Proceedings of the International Workshop on DETecting and Exploiting Cultural diversiTy on the Social Web (DETECT'11), Oct 24, 2011, Glasgow, UK, pp. 11-16.

Sizov, Sergej and Siersdorfer, Stefan and Gottron, Thomas and Sorg, Philipp: Detect'11: International Workshop on DETecting and Exploiting Cultural diversiTy on the Social Web. Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2011, Glasgow, United Kingdom, October 24-28, 2011, pp. 2621-2622.

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10th International Semantic Web Conference - ISWC 2011

Angeletou, S., Rowe, M. and Alani, H. (2011) Modelling and Analysis of User Behaviour in Online Communities, 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2011), Bonn, Germany.

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3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing - SocialCom2011

Rowe, M., Angeletou, S. and Alani, H. (2011) Anticipating Discussion Activity on Community Forums, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, Boston, USA

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5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance - ICEGOV2011

Joshi, Wandhoefer, Thamm, Mathiak, Van Eeckhaute, „Rethinking Governance via Social Networking: The case of direct vs. indirect stakeholder injection“, International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2011), 26-28 September 2011, Tallinn, Estonia.

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3rd International Conference on eParticipation - ePart 2011

Beales, R., Taylor, S., Walland, P., SNS-Based eParticipation and Cloud Computing – A Consideration of the Issues Raised. In: Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, Joint Proceedings of the Ongoing Research and Projects of IFIP EGOV and ePart 2011, 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2011, Delft, the Netherlands. Trauner Verlag (2011). pp 400-407

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3rd International Conference on Web Science - ACM WebSci 2011

Naveed, Nasir and Sizov, Sergej and Staab, Steffen (2011) ATT: Analyzing Temporal Dynamics of Topics and Authors in Social Media. pp. 1-7. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17, Koblenz, Germany.

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Nasir Naveed and Thomas Gottron and Jérôme Kunegis and Arifah Che Alhadi (2011). Bad News Travel Fast: A Content-based Analysis of Interestingness on Twitter. In Proceedings of the ACM  Web Science Conference, ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17, Koblenz, Germany.

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8th Extended Semantic Web Conference - (ESWC 2011)

Rowe, Matthew; Angeletou, Sofia and Alani, Harith (2011). Predicting discussions on the social semantic web. In: 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2011), 29 May - 2 June 2011, Heraklion, Greece.

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Conference of E-Democracy and Open Government – CeDEM11

Wandhoefer, Timo; Thamm, Mark; Mutschke, Peter (2011): Extracting a basic use case to let policy makers interact with citizens on Social Networking Sites: a report on initial results. In: Parycek, Peter; Kripp, Manuel J.; Edelmann, Noella (Hrsg.): CeDEM11: proceedings of the international conference on e-democracy and open government ; 5-6 May 2011, Danube University Krems, Austria, Krems: Ed. Donau-Univ. Krems, S. 355-358.

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3rd ACM Internation Conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM 2010

Sizov, Sergej. (2010) GeoFolk: latent spatial semantics in web 2.0 social media. In In Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Web search and data mining (WSDM 2010), pp. 281-290.

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Internet, Politics, Policy 2010: An Impact Assessment - IPP2010

Addis, M., Taylor, S., Fletcher, R., Wilson, C., Fallon, F., Alani, H., Mutschke, P. and Wandhoefer, T. (2010) New ways for policy makers to interact with citizens through open social network sites - a report on initial results. Submitted to: Internet, Politics, Policy 2010: An Impact Assessment (IPP2010), 16-17 September 2010, Oxford, UK.

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Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2010

Caroline Wilson (2010). Political Discourse 2.0: A critical consideration of the appropriate legal restrictions to scraping, mining and seeding political discourse on social networking sites. In Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2010, Southampton, UK, September 13-16, 2010.

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IT Law Workshop – Gikii V

Caroline Wilson (2010). "Is it Politic? Policy-makers' use of SNSs in policy-formation". In “IT Law Workshop -Gikii V”, Edinburgh, UK, June 28-29, 2010.

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7th Extended Semantic Web Conference – ESWC 2010

Szomszor, Martin; Cattuto, Ciro; Van den Broeck, Wouter; Barrat, Alain and Alani, Harith (2010). Semantics, sensors, and the social web: The live social semantics experiments. In: 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference, 30 May - 30 June 2010, Heraklion, Greece.

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International Journal of Electronic Governance – IJEG, Vol. 3, No. 4

Souri, E., Karamagioli, E. and Koulolias, V. (2010) ‘The debate on social networking and the usability of SNSs in e-governance’, Int. J. Electronic Governance, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp.373–394.

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