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social computing

An umbrella term for communications and collaboration via the Internet. Key concepts are user feedback, multiuser interaction and information sharing. Social computing includes wikis, blogs, user-generated content, multiplayer gaming, Twitter and social networking sites. See social commerce, Web 2.0 and social networking site.
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Connecting mentors and summer interns provides both parties with opportunities to learn," said Heather Leson, a programme manager in social computing and a mentor on the QCRI summer internship programme.
She said that social computing is the "science of gathering, storing and processing social breadcrumbs left by millions of users, in order to enhance their online experience".
Originating around 2003, social computing has become an important trend and driver of the information and communications industry and of the Information Society, at least from 2005 (PASCU, 2008a).
Social computing is a group of application families that leverage the next generation of the WorldWide Web--Web 2.
If your organization is planning to add social networking applications to its Web site, warns Forrester Research analyst Jeremiah Owyang, you will need at least two people dedicated to the task: the social computing strategist to lead the internal charge, and the community manager, an external customer advocate.
Real-Time Social Media Management for Enterprises Can Help Avoid It by Social Computing News Desk "As blogs and wikis spread throughout enterprises, organizations must deal with compliance and risk-management issues that are created from communications through these media," said Aaron Newman, president of Techrigy.
The seventh ISTC is focused on social computing and hosted at the University of California, Irvine in collaboration with several other universities.
STRABAG required a social computing solution to increase information sharing, transparency and collaboration capabilities for its employees, predominantly in Austria and Germany, but also for business units in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology on Monday said a project presented by its Social Computing & Artificial Intelligence Lab has become one of the 10 finalists out of 652 entries submitted for the Telecom Italia Big Data and Trentino Open Data Challenge 2014.
NewsGator today continued to buck that trend with a new version of its Social Sites enterprise social computing software that integrates social directly within business processes to greatly improve workplace productivity and expertise.
The joint projects will align with core areas identified in QNRS for computer sciences and ICT, including distributed systems, data analytics, social computing, and Arabic language technologies.
Abstracts of generally less than half a page are provided for about 150 papers on artificial intelligence applications, image and audio processing applications, networking and wireless communications, information systems and internet technology, energy-efficient systems software testing, software engineering, information security and privacy, model-based software development, circuits and systems, high-performance computing architecture, data mining, computer information technology education, data hiding, human-computer interaction, social computing, and miscellaneous topics.

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