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Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research

Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
UPDATE: As of 2015 the GiveAlink project has been archived and the GiveALink.org website is no longer operational. Link analysis algorithms leverage hyperlinks created by authors as semantic endorsements between pages, while social bookmarks provide a way to leverage annotations by information consumers as a source of information about pages. This project explores a novel approach that is a synergy of the two: soliciting annotations from users about the content of pages, in a way that implicitly forms networks of relationships between and among resources and tags. These socially generated relationships are then aggregated to build bottom-up, global semantic similarity networks. Strategic collaborations to share data, accelerate evaluation, and maximize impact are under way with key groups in Europe through the TAGora Project and its partners at Rome Sapienza, Sony Paris, the ISI Foundation in Torino, and the BibSonomy group at Kassel University. Project Members Collaborators & Alumni: Related:  Final Resolution {PEARL_terna_TREE_ves}specific code

givealink /FAQ What is GiveALink? GiveALink is a social annotation, organization, recommendation, and navigation system for the Web. It is also a research project by the Networks and Agents Network in the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research of the Indiana University School of Informatics. The project is funded by National Science Foundation (award IIS-0811994: Social Integration of Semantic Annotation Networks for Web Applications). However any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF. How is GiveALink different from Delicious? There are several great social tagging and social bookmarking systems and Web sites that provide many useful services such as sharing, tagging, syncing, searching, and recommendation. Why share bookmarks? OK, what can GiveALink do? Some functionality is already available on the GiveALink site. What are you working on next? Great, how can I help? Thank you for asking! Yes! Yes!

Mind iT - Intelligent Bookmarking GiveALink.org GiveALink features a search engine which, given a URL, finds other Web pages that people bookmark together with it (i.e. similar Web pages). The search engine also supports keyword search and the results can be personalized based on the user's submitted bookmark files. In addition, users can view, organize, augment their bookmarks online, as well as download their bookmark files to several computers. All of the (anonymized) data at GiveALink is available online to other researchers and Internet users. GiveALink uses the existing hierarchical structure in bookmark files (folders and subfolders), as well as collaborative filtering techniques, to measure similarity between Web pages. External links[edit] See also[edit] Connotea - Social bookmarking for scientistsStumbleUpon - A (commercial) social bookmarking tool that uses collaborative filtering

Zimilate: Free Website to Save, Organize Web Content, Notes, Images Zimilate is an amazing free online service that lets you save practically any digital content for future reference. You can use Zimilate to save images, notes, links, simple files, and even entire webpages. You can either simply drag and drop files from your computer to Zimilate’s web interface to save them, or use the Zimilate browser clipper extension to directly save entire web pages to your Zimilate account. Sponsored Links Zimilate: Sign Up and Primary Web UI Before you can start saving content with Zimilate, you need to create a free account. As illustrated by the above screenshot, Zimilate’s web interface is primarily divided into three panes. How to create a New Sphere and Save Content on Zimilate? You can directly drag and drop files on your Zimilate page to upload/save them. Here’s a step by step procedure to get started with Zimilate: Step 1: First off, you need a Sphere to save content to. Step 3: As mentioned before, you can save different types of content on Zimilate.

Linkroll What is Linkroll? Linkroll is a free link blogging service. At a personal level you can bookmark, categorize and comment on all the great web pages/links you find. All your bookmarks are then sortable and searchable by category and date. All bookmarks are also accessible, by category and/or user, in the form of RSS feed (for your news aggregator), or JavaScript (for syndication on your own web site) It works on a group level by enabling you to browse other user's bookmarks, and subscribe to users and link categories that appeal to you. NEW FEATURE: We've just added an exciting new feature to Linkroll which enables you to create personal podcast channels. You must register to post links to Linkroll and also to access the advanced subscribe and ignore features. What is Linkroll not? Linkroll is not a place to store private bookmarks, everything is public. How does it work? Signup here. Credit Linkroll is modeled a lot on del.icio.us, the brilliant creation of Joshua Schachter

Visual Browser About the application Visual Browser is a Java application that can visualize the data in RDF scheme. The main principle of the visualization is that: the triple (resource, resource, resource) is represented by two nodes connected by an edge the triple (resource, resource, literal) is represented by a hint (small window appearing on mouse over the subject node) the triple (resource, resource, literal) can be represented by the length of the edge (between resource and resource) if the literal can be converted to a number Visual Browser uses the Jena framework to obtain the data, since the RDF scheme can be saved in different forms (a single XML file or a relational database). The visualization engine is derived from TouchGraph LLC. The graph is animated to create an impression of fixed points (nodes) and elastic connections (edges). The user interface allows the user to expand and hide nodes, switch the view of edges and display hints. Two-level visualization Examples of visualization Citeseer

Mind iT - Intelligent Bookmarking Introduction This short tutorial will guide you through the process of importing your exiting bookmarks into MindiT. Currently, only local bookmarks are supported, i.e. bookmarks from your browser, as opposed to online bookmak managers such Delicious or Diigo. While you are able to import any standard HTML bookmark file, the result of importing a file generated by one of these online bookmarking managers may be less than optimal. Please note that the import functionality is very much work in progress, so some glitches here and there may be expected. Submitting an HTML bookmark export file The first step is to create an HTML export of our bookmarks, this feature is supported by virtually all modern browsers, below are some examples on how to do this in Chrome and Firefox: Exporting bookmarks from Firefox Exporting bookmarks from Chrome Once you have your file ready, you will need to upload it to our server for processing here. Creating Linkmaps from your bookmarks

StumbleUpon - The One True Simple Way to Organize Your Online Reading Ever heard of StumbleUpon? It’s been around for quite some time (you can Google it if you are truly an information freak) and, according to my humble opinion, StumbleUpon’s value is underestimated by everyone. Also Read: StumbleUpon for Business: An Introduction The site defines itself as is the easiest way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. Many consider StumbleUpon to be a “social network” and although I can understand why, I mean it does connect people and information, well, I’m still not so keen to jump on that grenade, even after taking into consideration the platform’s long term existence. What StumbleUpon basically offers is content discovery: in Layman’s terms, a place to “stumble” on information. You might want to try it out – it operates under the same fundamentals of a classic social network, such as Facebook, or rather, Pinterest, where you, instead of pinning pictures, are stumbling likes, pages and information. Related Stories:

Launches New Bookmarking Service | scrible Blog We’re thrilled to announce our new bookmarking service! It offers traditional online bookmarking capabilities, but with some important twists. Like a Search Engine for Your Slice of the Web We do some magic behind the scenes so you can search the full text of all your bookmarked webpages. Part of a Platform that Lets You Do More… This new service is integrated into our overall system, which lets you do much more with webpages and online articles (e.g. annotate them, archive them for later, etc.). So, you’ll now see the following new gray colored Bookmark Button in the scrible Toolbar: When you click it to bookmark the page you’re on, it’ll change to a gold color and we’ll display the Bookmark dialog, which lets you add tags and comments, edit the Page Name, etc. The Bookmark Button will appear gold whenever you revisit the page with the scrible Toolbar loaded to remind you that you’ve bookmarked the page. …But Useful by Itself with Separate Bookmarking Tools Thanks and enjoy! -Us :) Like this:

Blog - Mohiomap There has been a lot happening at Mohio lately. We have moved to a new office, hired 2 more talented people, and have been diligently working on the next version of Mohiomap. Continue reading For power networker Frank Bastone, building connections and nurturing relationships is everything. Every single week he makes a point to attend at least 2-3 networking events, in order to expand his horizons and help his business grow. Continue reading Here at Mohio we are constantly on the hunt for easier ways to manage your documents, and are continually looking to push the boundaries on how our users interact with their Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box content. We’ve been listening to all the feedback that we’ve received from you, and are quietly working on a new experience for our Mohiomap users (including some exciting things for teams!) Continue reading You may have heard about how Mohiomap can increase productivity, but do you know how? Continue reading Hi! My name is Jun.

9 lessons about the web and business from Pearltrees, the or Pearltrees is a French startup that wants to change the way we organise the web. Describing how it works would lead you to believe that it’s another social bookmarking site, which would do them injustice. Most of the social bookmarks are organized either alphabetically or chronologically, which doesn’t do much good when you try to retrieve stuff later. This idea of velocity is not what Pearltrees is about – on the contrary, it’s a tool that helps you keep an eye on context and history in the endless stream of blogs, tweets and Facebook posts. It sounds unspectacular, but there’s something quite pleasant about adding a “pearl” and knowing that you can find that one blog post about a media deal between CNN and BuzzFeed from a few months back with a few clicks. (I can hear you think that you “don’t like to click”, but that would be missing the point. So there’s the genius of Pearltrees: the not getting lost while searching for stuff on the internet. 1. 2. 3. But back to Pearltrees. 4. 5. 6.

StumbleUpon A Success Story scrible Blog | All about researching + sharing online information. 7 reasons you have to try out BagTheWeb now Tag your bags for future reference and easy searching Hashtags are created for bags when they’re used in a bag’s description, comments or recommendations. Hashtags help you and others when categorizing, searching, and discovering bags.

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