Tag Archives: socio-semantic

The emergence and development of gene expression profiling

Title: The emergence and development of gene expression profiling: a key component of the 3B (bench, bedside, bytes) in translational research. This paper (which can be downloaded in french)  examines the emergence and development of one of the key components of genomics, … Continue reading

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Food Security Frames

Pulseweb project is a joint project of CorText along with Global Pulse (UNO initiative) and ISC-PIF. We analyzed every articles related to food security issues in the French media ( 22.000 articles from the national and local press extracted from the Factiva database). … Continue reading

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Tools and Methods

Understanding the dynamics of knowledge communities from their digital traces requires specifically designed tools to turn those raw textual traces into actual heterogeneous knowledge networks. Especially this first-level processing becomes quite a challenge when it comes to transform free text … Continue reading

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Tracking precursors and laggards

Telmo Menezes, Camille Roth, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom10, Minneapolis, USA, August 2010 Abstract—We explore the hypothesis that it is possible to obtain information about the dynamics of a blog network by analysing … Continue reading

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Taxonomy of Socialist Party resolutions

Formal concept analysis allows to  represent a meaningful structure of a thematic domain in the form of a lattice-based taxonomy. Agents who share the same cognitive properties, i.e.  a set of notions,  are grouped together into a Gallois lattice featuring … Continue reading

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Authors and Concepts mapping

Given  semantic reconstructions of  scientific activity one can be tempted to “project” agents publications or even agents dynamics on conceptual maps. A proximity measure between groups of terms provides a simple way to represent any institution (an agent, a lab, … Continue reading

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What makes a good information spreader ?

Tracking URLs and their diffusion through citation paths, one can describe information cascades in a blog network. Given these data it is possible to find correlation between the capacity of a blogger to spread new information and her/his position in … Continue reading

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Team formation dynamics

Collaboration dynamics are classically appraised as processes only based on dyadic behaviours between authors. Yet cognitive content and expertise of individuals also matter to build new collaborations. We also consider that joining a team essentially stems from collective decision which … Continue reading

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Title: Social and semantic dynamics in knwoledge communities: morphogenesis and diffusion (Dynamiques sociales et sémantiques dans les communautés de savoirs: morphogenèse et diffusion.) [Thesis (in french), pdf], [defense slides (in french)]et [résumé] – obtained the “Prix de thèse” 2010 of … Continue reading

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Social and semantic coevolution in knowledge networks

Two knowledge communities are studied: a scientific community made of researchers collaborating to produce publications, and a set of american political blogs producing posts and citing each other. These two systems are extensively compared regarding (i)  their structural features, (ii) … Continue reading

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