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...
Richardson, Darren, Moreau, Luc and Mott, David (2015) What's in a name? Exploiting URIs to enrich provenance explanations in plain English. In, 3rd Annual Fall Meeting of the International Technology Alliance
Tsakalakis, Niko (2016) Identity assurance in the UK: technical implementations and legal implications under the eIDAS regulation. In, WebSci '16, Hannover, DE, 22 - 25 May 2016. 11pp. (doi:10.1145/2908131.2908152).
d'Amato, Claudia, Staab, Steffen, Tettamanzi, Andrea, Duc Minh, Tran and Gandon, Fabien (2016) Ontology enrichment by discovering multi-relational association rules from ontological knowledge bases. In, SAC2016: ACM International Symposium of Applied Computing ACM6pp.