Applications of web science to my dissertation research

Posted in web science by monica [For the full entry, please see the Oxford Internet Institute‚Äôs Summer Doctoral Programme wiki] During her presentation to our SDP group, Wendy Hall mentioned that if two people type the same thing into Google, regardless of their purpose for the search, they will get the same results. Jim Hendler…

thoughts on web science

While still in many ways an elusive topic, the study and definitions of web science became more tangible during our SDP discussions. Before attending OII, I thought web science simply meant the study of how people use the Web. This definition in many ways reflected my disciplinary bias by focusing on the who of the…