Web Science Research Center

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See also: WSTNet at RPI: Web Science Research Center (home page)

Research Areas: Web Science
Principal Investigator: Deborah L. McGuinness
Co Investigator: John S. Erickson
Concepts: Web Science
Description:
Web Science is the study of the World Wide Web and its impact on both society and technology, positioning the Web as an object of scientific study unto itself. Web Science recognizes the Web as a transformational, disruptive technology; its practitioners study the Web, its components, facets and characteristics. Ultimately, Web Science is about understanding the Web and anticipating how it might evolve in the future.


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