KA from Social Networking Sites

Liberate the Potential for Developing Intelligent Applications


as part of EKAW 2010, to be held from:
11-15th Oct 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal

Recent Updates

  • 16 Oct 2010: Thanks to all attendees! Ths web site will remain up
    for anyone else interested in the topic.
  • 11 Oct 2010: Please use the twitter hashtag #ekaw2010kasna for
    comments on the tutorial.
  • 07 Oct 2010: Tutorial website updated with downloads
    and other prerequisites for the practical session.
  • 01 Aug 2010: Tutorial website online, with detail on its objectives,
    program schedule, target audience and preparation material.

Aims & Learning Objectives

This tutorial will provide an introduction to the use of knowledge media information
in applications.
Specifically, the tutorial aims to:

  • introduce social media platforms with a focus on exploiting
    the potential knowledge available from exchanges on social
    networking sites.
  • explain the role of knowledge acquisition as a key
    enabling technique for developing intelligent applications on
    social media platforms.
  • introduce basic knowledge acquisition technologies would
    enable participants to pursue more complex research and
    development in relevant directions.
  • identify new issues related to knowledge acquisition in the
    context of social media platforms and the research questions
    these issues bring up.
  • acquaint participants with state-of-the-art research on
    extracting and using this knowledge in the development of
    intelligent applications.