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This week’s readings:
COMP6047 – Further Web Science
- Price, Vincent (2006) ‘Citizens Deliberating Online: Theory and Some Evidence’, in Todd Davies (ed.) Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
- Wright, Scott and John Street (2007) ‘Democracy, deliberation and design: the case of online discussion forums’. New Media and Society, 9, 849-69.
- Smith, Graham, Peter John and Patrick Sturgis (2011) ‘Taking political engagement online: an experimental analysis of asynchronous discussion forums’, unpublished manuscript
- Janssen, Davy and Raphael Kies (2005) ‘Online Forums and Deliberative Democracy’. Acta Politica, 40, 317-335.
- Online deliberative polling: http://cdd.stanford.edu/polls/btp/2007/index.html
- Chadwick, Andrew (2009) ‘Web 2.0: New Challenges for the Study of E-Democracy in an Era of Informational Exuberance’, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy, 5, 1: 9-41
COMP6048 – Interdisciplinary Thinking
- Repko A. F. (2008) Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory. Sage Publications. Chapters 3 and Chapter 4
- Plus 6 readings for first group work.
COMP6050 – Semantic Web for Web Science
- J. Kahan, M.-R. Koivunen, E. Prud’Hommeaux and R.R. Swick, Annotea: an open RDF infrastructure for shared Web annotations, Computer Networks, 39, 589-608, 2002
- Leslie Carr, Wendy Hall, Sean Bechhofer and Carole Goble, Conceptual Linking: Ontology-based Open Hypermedia, in Proceedings of the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, 334-342, 2001
- John Domingue, Martin Dzbor and Enrico Motta, Magpie: Supporting Browsing and Navigation on the Semantic Web, in Proceedings of the Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, January 2004, Portugal
- Sean Bechhofer, Leslie Carr, Carole Goble, Simon Kampa and Timothy Miles-Board, The Semantics of Semantic Annotation, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Ontologies, Databases, and Applications of Semantics for Large Scale Information Systems, Irvine, California, 2002
- Anupriya Ankolenkar, Mark Burstein, Jerry R. Hobbs, Ora Lassila, David L. Martin, Sheila A. McIlraith, Srini Narayanan, Massimo Paolucci, Terry R. Payne, Katia Sycara and Honglei Zeng, DAML-S: A Semantic Markup Language For Web Services, in Proceedings of the Semantic Web Working Symposium (SWWS), 2001
- Dumitru Roman, Uwe Keller, Holger Lausen, Jos de Bruijn, Ruben Lara, Michael Stollberg, Axel Polleres, Cristina Feier, Cristoph Bussler and Dieter Fensel, Web Service Modelling Ontology, Applied Ontology 1(1), 2005, pp77-106
- The Semantic Grid: A Future e-Science Infrastructure (service oriented model and knowledge), in Grid Computing: Making The Global Infrastructure a Reality, Fran Berman, Anthony J.G. Hey and Geoffrey Fox, John Wiley & Sons.
- Carole Goble and David De Roure, The Grid: An application of the Semantic Web, ACM SIGMOD Record, Volume 31, Number 4, 65-70, 2002.
COMP6052 Social Networking Technology
- Easley, D. and Kleinberg, J. Networks Crowds and Markets. Cambridge University Press, 2010. MyiLibrary: http://lib.myilibrary.com/Open.aspx?id=272489 (chapters 16, 19 and 20)
- Watts, D., 2002. A simple model of global cascades on random networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
- Morris, S., 2000. Contagion. The Review of Economic Studies
- Watts, D., 1998. Collective dynamics of “small-world” networks. Nature.
- Wang, X. F., & Guanrong Chen, I. (n.d.). Complex networks: small-world, scale-free and beyond. Circuits and Systems Magazine, IEEE, 3(1).
- Hein, O., Schwind, M., & König, W. (2006). Scale-free networks. WirtschaRsinformaSk,48(4),267–275.
RESM6003 – Qualitative Methods
- Farnsworth, J. and B. Boon. (2010) Analysing group dynamics within the focus group, Qualitative Research, 10 (5): 605-624.
- Halkier, B. (2010) Focus groups as social enactments: integrating interaction and content in the analysis of focus group data, Qualitative Research, 10 (1): 71-89.
- Henderson, N. (2003) Enjoy the view. Ground rules for observing focus groups, Marketing Research, 15 (1): 38-9. [TDNet]
- Howatson-Jones, I.L. (2007) Dilemmas of focus group recruitment and implementation: a pilot perspective, Nurse Researcher 14 (2): 7-17.
- Krueger, R. (1994) Focus groups: A practical guide for applied research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publishing. [H 61.28 KRU]
- Marková, I., Linell, P., Grossen, M., and Orvig, A. (2007) Dialogue in Focus Groups: Exploring Socially Shared Knowledge. London: Equinox. [P 40.5.D53 MAR]
- Morgan, D. (1996) Focus groups, Annual Review of Sociology, 22:129–52. [TDNet]
- Morgan, G. and Britten, M. (2002) Hearing children’s voices: methodological issues in conducting focus groups with children aged 7–11 years, Qualitative Research, 2 (1): 5-20.
- Peek, L. and Fothergill, A. (2009) Using focus groups: lessons from studying daycare centers, 9/11, and Hurricane Katrina, Qualitative Research, 9 (1): 31-59.
- Puchta, C. and Potter, J. (2004) Focus Group Practice. London: Sage Publications. [ELECTRONIC RESOURCE]
- Stewart and Williams. (2005) Online focus groups, Qualitative Research, 5 (4): 395-416.