Web and Internet Science Research Group
Welcome to the website of the Web and Internet Science (WAIS) group, an interdisciplinary team of people who have dedicated their efforts to better understand the origin, evolution and growth of the World Wide Web and the Internet. WAIS is one of the seven members of the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) Academic Unit in the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering.
SOCIAM - Social Machines - will research into pioneering methods of supporting purposeful human interaction on the World Wide Web, of the kind exemplified by phenomena such as Wikipedia and Galaxy Zoo. These collaborations are empowering, as communities identify and solve their own problems, harnessing their commitment, local knowledge and embedded skills, without having to rely on remote experts...
Al-Barrak, Khalied, Carr, Les and Ryan, Matt (2016) Towards a model for monitoring public services projects in Saudi Arabia. In, 10th European Conference on Information Systems Management, Évora, PT, 08 - 09 Sep 2016. Academic Conferences and Publishing International11pp, 1-11.
Gottschalk, Simon and Demidova, Elena (2016) MultiWiki: interlingual text passage alignment in Wikipedia. ACM Transactions on the Web, 1-31.
Liotsiou, Dimitra, Moreau, Luc and Halford, Susan (2016) Social influence: from contagion to a richer causal understanding. In, 8th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2016), Bellevue, US, 11 - 14 Nov 2016. Cham, CH, Springer International publishing, 116-132. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47874-6_9).