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Extended Abstract: “Adaptive Accessible AR/VR Systems”

Pradipta Biswas (CPDM Indian Institute of Science, India); Pilar Orero (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Manohar Swaminathan (Microsoft Research, India); Kavita Krishnaswamy (Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States); Peter Robinson (Department of computer science and technology University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) CHI EA ’21: Extended Abstracts of […]

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Journal Paper: “Analysis of Witnesses in the Steem Blockchain”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi, & Laura Ricci Università di Pisa, Italy Mobile Networks and Applications (2021) Abstract: Online Social Networking platforms (OSNs) have become part of people’s everyday life and their usage covers the deep-rooted need for communication among humans. In recent years, as people are questioning more and more OSN service providers, a new […]

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Journal Paper: “Incremental communication patterns in online social groups”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi, Andrea De Salve & Laura Ricci Università di Pisa, Italy Knowledge and Information Systems 63, 1339-1364 (2021) Abstract: In the last decades, temporal networks played a key role in modelling, understanding, and analysing the properties of dynamic systems where individuals and events vary in time. Of paramount importance is the representation […]

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Conference Paper: “Applying Fairness Constraints on Graph Node Ranks Under Personalization Bias”

Emmanouil Krasanakis, Symeon Papadopoulos, andIoannis KompatsiarisCERTH International Conference on Complex Networks andTheir Applications, pp. 610-622. Springer, Cham, 2020 Abstract: In this work, we address algorithmic fairness concerns that arise when graph nodes are ranked based on their structural relatedness to a personalized set of query ones. In particular, we aim to mitigate the disparate impact, […]

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Conference Paper: “Data Persistence in Decentralized Social Applications: the IPFS approach”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi and Laura RicciUniversity of Pisa 2021 IEEE 18th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC) Abstract: The Interplanetary File System (IPFS) seeks to build a decentralized, fast and efficient file system able to connect all devices worldwide. In particular, its decentralized nature makes it viable to be applied to other decentralized […]

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Journal Paper: “A Graph-Based Socioeconomic Analysis of Steemit”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi & Laura Ricci Università di Pisa IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems Abstract: Online social networks (OSNs) have changed the way people interact; however, lately, people are questioning more and more their business models. During the last ten years, new solutions based on decentralized architectures have been proposed, namely, decentralized OSNs […]

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Journal Paper: “Steem Blockchain: Mining the Inner Structure of the Graph”

Barbara Guidi, Andrea Michienzi & Laura Ricci Università di Pisa IEEE Access Journal Volume 8, pp 210251-210266, 2020 Abstract: Since their introduction, Online Social Networks (OSNs) have transformed the way people interact with each other. Lately, a new trend is rising in the development of OSNs, fueled by an increasing interest in blockchain technology and […]

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Introduction to Special Issue: “Re-Imagining a More Trustworthy Social Media Future”

Kevin Koidl & Kristina Kapanova, Trinity College Dublin Social Media + Social Journal Volume: 6 Issue: 2 Abstract: This Special Issue seeks to stimulate novel research focused on the relationship between social media platforms and how users can interact with them and with one another in a more trustworthy way. The far-reaching societal consequences of […]

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Journal Paper: “Emotion Recognition in Immerse Virtual Reality: From Statistics to Affective Computing”

Javier Marin-Morales, Carmen Linares, Jaime Guixeres, Mariano Alcañiz Universitat Politècnica de València Special Issue Emotion and Stress Recognition Related Sensors and Machine Learning Technologies – MDPI and ACS Style Abstract: Emotions play a critical role in our daily lives, so the understanding and recognition of emotional responses is crucial for human research. Affective computing research […]

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Conference Paper: “A rewarding Model for the next generation Social Media”

Barbara Guidi & Laura Ricci – University of Pisa Vanessa Clemente & Tomás Garcia – Worldline Iberia GOODTECHS 20: Proceedings on the 6h International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for SocialGood Session: OASIS: Open Challenges in Online Social Networks Online September 14th-15th, 2020 Abstract: Decentralization techniques have been radically changed during the last few […]