A Semantic Imitation Model of Social Tag Choices

@article{Fu2009ASI,
  title={A Semantic Imitation Model of Social Tag Choices},
  author={Wai-Tat Fu and Thomas George Kannampallil and Ruogu Kang},
  journal={2009 International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={66-73}
}
  • W. Fu, T. Kannampallil, R. Kang
  • Published 29 August 2009
  • Computer Science
  • 2009 International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering
We describe a semantic imitation model of social tagging that integrates formal representations of semantics and a stochastic tag choice process to explain and predict emergent behavioral patterns. The model adopts a probabilistic topic model to separately represent external word-topic and internal word-concept relations. These representations are coupled with a tag-based topic inference process that predicts how existing tags may influence the semantic interpretation of a document. The… 
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