Mark James Weal

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BACKGROUND Much implementation research is focused on full-scale trials with little evidence of preceding modelling work. The Medical Research Council Framework for developing and evaluating complex interventions has argued for more and better theoretical and exploratory work prior to a trial as a means of improving intervention development. Intervention(More)
Social News Websites (SNW), such as Digg and Reddit, are a new type of on-line news aggregator where an arti-cle's visibility (e.g. its position) is determined " democratically " by the users' preferences (usually by vote). We offer an overview of SNWs in both generic and specific terms, as well as some common venues for variation. Finally we present two(More)
The value of semantic technologies in the context of learning and teaching has often been associated with the use of reasoning to support learning processes. This paper discusses the value of linked data in addressing data interoperability and integration across higher education institutions and repositories. This value is related to higher education(More)
Research at the University of Southampton has extended generalised Open Hypermedia (OH) models to include concepts of context and behaviour, both traditionally very important to the Adaptive Hypermedia (AH) domain. In this paper we re-evaluate Brusilovsky's taxonomy of AH techniques from a structural perspective. The authors show that it is possible to(More)
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