Thomas Altmann's research while affiliated with Graz University of Technology and other places

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Twitter is a medium, which is primarily used for real-time communication. Due to the limitations of retrieving older tweets, archiving them is necessary to enable users to access and analyze old tweets. When analyzing tweet archives, more contexts can lead to better results. This research work aims to determine the value of context for an analysis...
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The learning environment of the future must be more individualized and personalized -for years this is one of the international demands in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and teaching. Since fall 2010 Graz University of Technology provides a Personal Learning Environment (PLE) based on mashup of widgets connecting various web applic...
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In this paper we report the use of an application that enables an automatic analyses of social media content. In this early stage of development our work focuses on data from Twitter1 as currently to be the most popular and fastest growing microblogging platform. After an introduction about a general concept the conference tweets of a big e-learnin...
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In questo lavoro facciamo un resoconto su un’applicazione che permette un’analisi automatica del contenuto dei media sociali. In questa prima fase di sviluppo il nostro lavoro si concentra su dei dati relativi a Twitter1, in quanto è attualmente la piattaforma di microblogging più popolare e maggiormente in crescita. Dopo un’introduzione di tipo ge...
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In this paper we report about our current and ongoing research efforts aiming at knowledge discovery, offline social data mining and social entity extraction based upon semantic technologies. Further we are aiming to provide the scientific architecture paradigm for building semantic applications that rely on social data. In this early stage our wor...

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... Related to the potential value of technology-enhanced conferences, Ross et al. (2011Ross et al. ( , p. 2015 listed five benefits of backchannels: 'being able to ask questions, or provide resources and references, changing the dynamics of the lecture room from one-to-many transmission to a manyto-many interactions, without disrupting the main channel communication'. A tweet stream assumes the function of a record and repository of a conference (Altmann 2014, Ebner andAltmann 2014), a sort of 'informal report' of a conference (Letierce et al. 2010a(Letierce et al. , 2010b, enabling what Chen et al. (2015) denominated as 'Twitter Archaeology'. ...
... It is not the first time that linked data for an expert profiling system is considered. The construction of a profile based on linked data for a scientist has been done before [39]. If selected properly there are categories of "hashtags" (like e.g. ...
... A dashboard design will provide a familiar environment. Each metric is a small piece of grouped information visualized via a chart and each chart is encapsulated into a widget (Taraghi et al, 2011). Widgets must consist of a header, filter-area, and the chart canvas itself and be susceptible to customization, resizing, and dragging on the dashboard. ...
... Copyright is held by the author/owner(s). led to identifying hashtags as good resolvers for the retrieval of information and a solid interlinking base with the rest of the Linked Data Cloud [6]. For this kind of data, an exploratory visualization scenario to academic metadata is applicable and useful [1]. ...