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Let's browse: a collaborative Web browsing agent
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Let’s Browse is an experiment in building an agent to assist a group of people in browsing, by suggesting new material likely to be of common interest, built as an extension to the single user Web browsing agent Letizia. Expand
Taking advantage of collective knowledge in emergency response systems
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The possibilities for the introduction of collective knowledge in disaster relief and present architecture and examples of how this could be accomplished are discussed. Expand
Let's browse: a collaborative browsing agent
TLDR
Let's Browse is an experiment in building an agent to assist a group of people in browsing, by suggesting new material likely to be of common interest, built as an extension to the single user Web browsing agent Letizia. Expand
Agents for Expertise Location
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The approach to addressing the problem of finding people who can help is to use software agents to assist the search for expertise and mediate the information exchange process. Expand
Agents to assist in finding help
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Expert Finder is introduced, an agent that automatically classifies both novice and expert knowledge by autonomously analyzing documents created in the course of routine work in the domain of Java programming. Expand
i-ProSE: Inferring User Profiles in a Scientific Context
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The i-ProSE can be used to locate experts, deliver content, build communities, find collaborators for long-term projects or detect instantaneous opportunities for informal collaboration, which is presented with a short study case. Expand
A flexible architecture for selection and visualization of information in emergency situations
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The “Emergency Dashboard” is developed, a system that provides selection of a desired set of data and presents it, using configurable dashboards, and provides collaborative mechanisms, given that, at times, it is not possible for a single user to handle such large datasets alone. Expand
BOO: Behavior-oriented ontology to describe participant dynamics in collocated design meetings
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This paper presents an ontology to describe participants' behaviors in collaborative design meetings and rules that correlate them with the group's acceptance of the final product, to better understand face-to-face meetings. Expand
Collective intelligence for the design of emergency response
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The possibilities for crowdsourcing are discussed and an initial proposal for harnessing collective intelligence for the fire department is presented, in the domain of emergency response. Expand
Designing a gamification mechanism to encourage contributions in a crowdsourcing system
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This paper explores the design of gamification strategies to engage users to in real time data mapping and suggests strategies that may help increase user contributions, through the creation of game-like interactions. Expand
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