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Online Friend Recommendation through Personality Matching and Collaborative Filtering
TLDR
The goal of MatchMaker is to leverage the social information and mutual understanding among people in existing social network connections, and produce friend recommendations based on rich contextual data from people's physical world interactions.
Lightweight Self-organizing Reconfiguration of Opportunistic Infrastructure-mode WiFi Networks
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This paper explains why the standard ad-hoc mode for building mobile peer-to-peer networks is not always the best choice and proposes an alternative self-organizing approach in which an opportunistic infrastructure-mode WiFi network is built.
Newstream: a multi-device, cross-medium, and socially aware approach to news content
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Newstream integrates multiple devices and networks to maintain unified back-end knowledge about each user, and can craft specialized experiences that both facilitate common dialogs within social networks and allow users to dynamically move across various mediums, controlling levels of depth based on interest while avoiding repetition.
Kairoscope: managing time perception and scheduling through social event coordination
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The creation of Kairoscope is explored, rooted in ideas of time perception and aiming to reduce time-related stress, optimize time usage, and increase social interaction, which is a socially-coordinated, constantly adapting, and highly malleable guide through time.
Near-invariant blur for depth and 2D motion via time-varying light field analysis
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This article explores a more general capture method that makes both defocus blur and motion blur nearly invariant to scene depth and in-plane 2D object motion and demonstrates joint defocus and motion deblurring for moving scenes with depth variation.
The Glass Infrastructure: Using Common Sense to Create a Dynamic, Place-Based Social Information System
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It is shown that the GI is used repeatedly by lab visitors and provides a window into the workings of the organization and the integration of AI into an HCI interface, and the use of the GI during the labs peak visitor periods.
CoCam: A collaborative content sharing framework based on opportunistic P2P networking
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It is verified that CoCam is feasible and has the potential to enrich the users' experience when sharing contents in an event scenario.
ShAir: extensible middleware for mobile peer-to-peer resource sharing
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The design, extensibility, and maintainability of the ShAir middleware, and how to use it as a platform for collaborative resource-sharing applications are discussed.
neXtream: A Multi-Device, Social Approach to Video Content Consumption
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New approach to delivering video by integrating multiple devices, content sources, and social networks, neXtream delivers video by dynamically generating streams of video customized to a viewer, while facilitating a common dialog between users around the content, creating both a user and community-centric viewing experience.
MatchMaker: A friend recommendation system through TV character matching
MatchMaker is an automated collaborative filtering system that recommends friends to people on Facebook by analyzing and matching people's online profile with the profiles of TV characters. The goal
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