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Pub. period:2006-2009
Pub. count:7
Number of co-authors:18


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Ankolekar, Anupriya, Szabo, Gabor, Luon, Yarun, Huberman, Bernardo A., Wilkinson, Dennis and Wu, Fang (2009): Friendlee: a mobile application for your social life. In: Proceedings of 11th Conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services 2009. p. 27.

We have designed and implemented Friendlee, a mobile social networking application for close relationships. Friendlee analyzes the user's call and messaging activity to form an intimate network of the user's closest social contacts while providing ambient awareness of the user' social network in a compelling, yet non-intrusive manner.

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Ankolekar, Anupriya and Vrandecic, Denny (2008): Kalpana -- enabling client-side web personalization. In: Proceedings of the Nineteenth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia 2008. pp. 21-26.

A growing number of websites are recognizing the value of personalization based on a user's context and social network. As more websites become personalized, the resulting experience for users can be rather fragmented. We aim to facilitate a seamless Web personalization experience across websites by enabling personalization to take place at the client and thus allowing personal information about people to reside locally with people. If websites are to script a personalization experience that draws on information held by the user, it is imperative that this information be easily comprehensible by heterogeneous websites. In this paper, we demonstrate how Semantic Web technologies can be used to realize a vision of client-side Web personalization. The contribution of this paper is an architecture that demonstrates the feasibility of our approach and a prototype implementation that establishes its viability.

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Ankolekar, Anupriya, Krotzsch, Markus, Tran, Thanh and Vrandecic, Denny (2007): The two cultures: mashing up web 2.0 and the semantic web. In: Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on the World Wide Web 2007. pp. 825-834.

A common perception is that there are two competing visions for the future evolution of the Web: the Semantic Web and Web 2.0. A closer look, though, reveals that the core technologies and concerns of these two approaches are complementary and that each field can and must draw from the other's strengths. We believe that future web applications will retain the Web 2.0 focus on community and usability, while drawing on Semantic Web infrastructure to facilitate mashup-like information sharing. However, there are several open issues that must be addressed before such applications can become commonplace. In this paper, we outline a semantic weblogs scenario that illustrates the potential for combining Web 2.0 and Semantic Web technologies, while highlighting the unresolved issues that impede its realization. Nevertheless, we believe that the scenario can be realized in the short-term. We point to recent progress made in resolving each of the issues as well as future research directions for each of the communities.

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Lamparter, Steffen, Ankolekar, Anupriya, Studer, Rudi and Grimm, Stephan (2007): Preference-based selection of highly configurable web services. In: Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on the World Wide Web 2007. pp. 1013-1022.

A key challenge for dynamic Web service selection is that Web services are typically highly configurable and service requesters often have dynamic preferences on service configurations. Current approaches, such as WS-Agreement, describe Web services by enumerating the various possible service configurations, an inefficient approach when dealing with numerous service attributes with large value spaces. We model Web service configurations and associated prices and preferences more compactly using utility function policies, which also allows us to draw from multi-attribute decision theory methods to develop an algorithm for optimal service selection. In this paper, we present an OWL ontology for the specification of configurable Web service offers and requests, and a flexible and extensible framework for optimal service selection that combines declarative logic-based matching rules with optimization methods, such as linear programming. Assuming additive price/preference functions, experimental results indicate that our algorithm introduces an overhead of only around 2 sec.~compared to random service selection, while giving optimal results. The overhead, as percentage of total time, decreases as the number of offers and configurations increase.

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Lamparter, Steffen, Ankolekar, Anupriya, Studer, Rudi, Oberle, Daniel and Weinhardt, Christof (2006): A policy framework for trading configurable goods and services in open electronic markets. In: Fox, Mark S. and Spencer, Bruce (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Electronic Commerce - ICEC 2006 2006, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. pp. 162-173.

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Ankolekar, Anupriya, Sycara, Katia, Herbsleb, James, Kraut, Robert E. and Welty, Chris (2006): Supporting online problem-solving communities with the semantic web. In: Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on the World Wide Web 2006. pp. 575-584.

The Web plays a critical role in hosting Web communities, their content and interactions. A prime example is the open source software (OSS) community, whose members, including software developers and users, interact almost exclusively over the Web, constantly generating, sharing and refining content in the form of software code through active interaction over the Web on code design and bug resolution processes. The Semantic Web is an envisaged extension of the current Web, in which content is given a well-defined meaning, through the specification of metadata and ontologies, increasing the utility of the content and enabling information from heterogeneous sources to be integrated. We developed a prototype Semantic Web system for OSS communities, Dhruv. Dhruv provides an enhanced semantic interface to bug resolution messages and recommends related software objects and artifacts. Dhruv uses an integrated model of the OpenACS community, the software, and the Web interactions, which is semi-automatically populated from the existing artifacts of the community.

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Agarwal, Sudhir and Ankolekar, Anupriya (2006): Automatic matchmaking of web services. In: Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on the World Wide Web 2006. pp. 1057-1058.

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