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Lead Professor: Jim Hendler

Concepts:Semantic Web


Social Web
COSMIC LogoCloud-Oriented Social Media Inference And Counteraction (COSMIC)
Principal Investigator: V. Subrahmanian and Jim Hendler
Co Investigator: Deborah L. McGuinness
Description: COSMIC will combine novel algorithms from sentiment analysis, probabilistic temporal learning of diffusion of messages/opinion in social networks, forecasting and prediction of the reach of messages in social media, and game-theoretic methods to counteract diffusion of messages, into a highly modular, loosely-coupled framework and software platform to address the objectives of DARPA’s Social Media in Strategic Communication (SMISC) Program.
Gloria, K. 2015. THE ECONOMICS OF SURVEILLANCE A Critical Exploration of Data Practices, Consumer Rights and the Future of Digital Economies. In Proceedings of Web Science Conference 2015 (June 28-July 1 2015, Oxford, UK).
Erickson, J.S., Chastain, K., McCusker, J., Fry, Z., Yan, R., and McGuinness, D.L. 2014. Technical Report: Identifying First Responder Communities through Social Network Analysis of Disaster-Related Traffic.
Li, X. and Hendler, J. 2013. Characterize Investor Attention on the Social Web. In Proceedings of Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics-2013, Fifth Annual (September 17-20 2013, Chicago).
Erickson, J.S., McCusker, J., McGuinness, D.L., Fry, Z., Chastain, K., and Yan, R. 2013. Technical Report: Requirements Gathering through First Responder Social Network Analysis.
McCusker, J., Lee, J., Thomas, C., and McGuinness, D.L. 2012. Public Health Surveillance Using Global Health Explorer. In Proceedings of SATBI+SWIM at ISWC 2012 (November 12 2012, Boston, MA).
McGuinness, D.L., Shaikh, A.R., Lebo, T., Ding, L., Courtney, P., McCusker, J., Moser, R., Morgan, G.D., Tatalovich, Z., Willis, G., Contractor, N., and Hesse, B.W. 2012. Towards Semantically-Enabled Next Generation Community Health Information Portals: The PopSciGrid Pilot. In Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2012 (January 4-7 2012, Grand Wailea, Maui).
Ding, L., Lebo, T., Erickson, J.S., DiFranzo, D., Williams, G.T., Li, X., Michaelis, J., Graves, A., Zheng, J., Shangguan, Z., Flores, J., McGuinness, D.L., and Hendler, J. 2011. TWC LOGD: A Portal for Linked Open Government Data Ecosystems. Journal of Web Semantics, pages 1–11.
Michaelis, J. and McGuinness, D.L. 2010. Towards Provenance Aware Comment Tracking for Web Applications. In Proceedings of International Provenance and Annotation Workshop 2010 (June 15-16 2010, Hefner Alumni House, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US).
Bao, J., Ding, L., and McGuinness, D.L. 2010. Contextualized RDF Importing. In Proceedings of W3C Workshop on RDF Next Steps (June 26-27 2010June 26-27 2010June 26-27 2010, Palo Alto, CAPalo Alto, CA, USA).
Patton, E.W., DiFranzo, D., and McGuinness, D.L. 2010. SAF: A Provenance-tracking Framework for Interoperable Semantic Applications. In Proceedings of International Provenance and Annotation Workshop 2010 (June 15-16 2010, Hefner Alumni House, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US).
Shinavier, J. 2010. Real-time #SemanticWeb in <= 140 chars. In Proceedings of WWW 2010 (April 26-30 2010, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC, US).
Gaffney, D. 2010. #iranElection: Quantifying Online Activism. In Proceedings of Web Science Class Fall 2010 (August 31-December 10 2010).
Patton, E.W. and McGuinness, D.L. 2009. The Mobile Wine Agent: Pairing Wine with the Social Semantic Web. In Proceedings of Social Data On The Web 2009 at ISWC 2009, International Semantic Web Conference (October 25-29 2009).
Michaelis, J., Ding, L., and McGuinness, D.L. 2008. The TW Wine Agent: A Social Semantic Web Demo. In Proceedings of ISWC 2008 (October 26-30 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany).
Zou, Y., Finin, T.W., Ding, L., Chen, H., and Pan, R. 2003. Using semantic web technology in multi-agent systems: a case study in the TAGA trading agent environment. In Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (September 30-October 3 2003, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA).

West, P., Zednik, S., Fu, L., Ma, X., & Fox, P. (December 15, 2015). Determining Fitness-For-Use of Ontologies through Change Management, Versioning and Publication Best Practices. In: AGU Fall meeting 2015
Wang, H., Chen, Y., Ma, X., Erickson, J., West, P., & Fox, P. (March 3, 2013). Research Initiatives in Deep Carbon Observatory – Data Science. In: DCO International Science Meeting
Lee, J., McCusker, J., & McGuinness, D. (December 5, 2012). Climate Change, Disaster, and Sentiment Analysis over Social Media Mining . In: AGU Fall Meeting 2012
Courtney, P., Shaikh, A., Contractor, N., McGuinness, D., Ding, L., Jacobs, M., Blake, K., Morgan, G., Moser, R., Willis, G., & Hesse, B. (November 9, 2011). Consumer Health Portal: An Informatics Tool for Translation and Visualization of Complex, Evidence-Based Population Health Data for Cancer Prevention and Control. In: APHA Annual Meeting 2010
Ding, L., Whalen, R., McGuinness, D., & Contractor, N. (June 15, 2011). Government Agency Network Discovery via Hyperlinks and Datalinks. In: Web Science Conference 2011
Fox, P. (May 23, 2011). The rise of socio-technical systems and new social media in university education.
West, P., Fox, P., McGuinness, D., & Zednik, S. (December 14, 2009). Social and Personal Factors in Semantic Infusion Projects. In: AGU Fall Meeting 2009
Ding, L., Tao, J., & McGuinness, D. (June 11, 2008). Evaluating Semantic Web Instance Data. In: Tetherless World Constellation Launch