IISIInternational Institute for Socio-Informatics

Communities and Technologies 2007

Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007

Steinfield, C.; Pentland, B.T.; Ackerman, M.; Contractor, N. (Eds.)

2007, XIV, 566 p. 102 illus., Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-84628-904-0



Table of Contents

Everything in Moderation: The Effects of Adult Moderators in Online Youth Communities (402 KB)
Abstract (28 KB)

Page: 1 - 20

Meg Cramer, Debbie Zutty, Brooke Foucault, David Huffaker, Dustin Derby and Justine Cassell (Northwestern University, USA)

Introductions and Requests: Rhetorical Strategies That Elicit Response in Online Communities (361 KB)
Abstract (37 KB)

Page: 21 - 40

Moira Burke (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), Elisabeth Joyce (Edinboro University, USA), Tackjin Kim (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), Vivek Anand (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), Robert Kraut (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Rhythms of Social Interaction: Messaging Within a Massive Online Network (695 KB)
Abstract (53 KB)

Page: 41 - 66

Scott A. Golder, Dennis M. Wilkinson, and Bernardo A. Huberman (HP Labs, USA)

A Noun Phrase Analysis Tool for Mining Online Community Conversations (368 KB)
Abstract (29 KB)

Page: 67 - 86

Caroline Haythornthwaite and Anatoliy Gruzd (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Reflections and Reactions to Social Accounting Meta-Data (344 KB)
Abstract (62 KB)

Page: 87 - 106

Eric Gleave (University of Washington, USA) and Marc Smith (Microsoft Research, USA)

Modes of Social Science Engagement in Community Infrastructure Design (366 KB)
Abstract (38 KB)

Page: 107 - 130

David Ribes (University of Michigan, USA) and Karen Baker (University of California San Diego, USA)

Workplace Connectors as Facilitators for Work (351 KB)
Abstract (50 KB)

Page: 131 - 150

Norman Makoto Su (University of California, Irvine, USA), Gloria Mark (University of California, Irvine, USA), Stewart A. Sutton (The Aerospace Corporation, USA)

Online and Offline Integration in Virtual Communities of Patients ­ an Empirical Analysis (408 KB)
Abstract (31 KB)

Page: 151 - 170

Achim Dannecker and Ulrike Lechner (Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany)

Life in the Times of Whypox: A Virtual Epidemic as a Community Event (1.1 MB)
Abstract (40 KB)

Page: 171 - 190

Yasmin B. Kafai (University of California, Los Angeles, USA), David Feldon (University of South Carolina, USA), Deborah Fields (University of California, Los Angeles, USA), Michael Giang (University of California, Los Angeles, USA), and Maria Quintero (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Communities of Practice in MMORPGs: An Entry Point into Addiction? (1.0 MB)
Abstract (47 KB)

Page: 191 - 208

Karsten D. Wolf (Universität Bremen, Germany)

Factors Affecting User Participation in Video UCC (User-Created Contents) Services (249 KB)
Abstract (76 KB)

Page: 209 - 224

Seongcheol Kim (Information and Communications University, Korea), Eun-Kyung Na (Daum Communications, Korea), and Min-Ho Ryu (Information and Communications University, Korea)

A Socio-Technical Approach for Topic Community Member Selection (433 KB)
Abstract (35 KB)

Page: 225 - 244

Aldo de Moor (CommunitySense, Tilburg, The Netherlands) and Anjo Anjewierden (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

Tracking Online Collaborative Work as Representational Practice: Analysis and Tool (410 KB)
Abstract (61 KB)

Page: 245 - 264

Johann Ari Larusson and Richard Alterman (Brandeis University, USA)

Implicit Many-to-One Communication in Online Communities (141 KB)
Abstract (37 KB)

Page: 265 - 274

Mu Xia (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), Yun Huang (University of Texas at Austin, USA), Wenjing Duan (The George Washington University, USA), and Andrew B. Whinston (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Sharing Wireless Internet in Urban Neighbourhoods (276 KB)
Abstract (31 KB)

Page: 275 - 294

Matthew Wong, Andrew Clement (University of Toronto, Canada)

CommunityNetSimulator: Using Simulations to Study Online Community Networks (1.1 MB)
Abstract (30 KB)

Page: 295 - 322

Jun Zhang, Mark S. Ackerman, and Lada Adamic (University of Michigan, USA)

Technology and Community Behavior in Online Environments (582 KB)
Abstract (68 KB)

Page: 323 - 350

Anita L. Blanchard (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA) and M. Lynne Markus (Bentley College, USA)

Trust in Electronic Networks of Practice: An Integrative Model (367 KB)
Abstract (40 KB)

Page: 351 - 370

Wei Zhang (UMass Boston, USA)

Embeddedness and Media Use in Networks of Practice (323 KB)
Abstract (28 KB)

Page: 371 - 394

Bart van den Hooff, Marleen Huysman, and Marlous Agterberg (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Enriching Community Networks by Supporting Deliberation (1.5 MB)
Abstract (46 KB)

Page: 395 - 417

Fiorella De Cindio, Antonio De Marco, Laura Anna Ripamonti (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy)

Models of Government Blogging: Design Trade-offs in Civic Engagement (484 KB)
Abstract (39 KB)

Page: 419 - 438

Andrea Kavanaugh, Hyung Nam Kim, Manuel Pérez-Quiñones, and Philip Isenhour (Virginia Tech, USA)

Tuning In: Challenging Design for Communities through a Field Study of Radio Amateurs (289 KB)
Abstract (62 KB)

Page: 439 - 461

Cristian Bogdan and John Bowers (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden)

Analyzing the Dynamics of Community Formation Using Brokering Activities (1.0 MB)
Abstract (43 KB)

Page: 463 - 477

Matthias Trier and Annette Bobrik (Technical University Berlin, Germany)

A Relational Scaffolding Model of Hybrid Communication (469 KB)
Abstract (59 KB)

Page: 479 - 508

Jens O. Meissner (Lucerne School of Business, Switzerland) and Harald Tuckermann (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Advice Networks and Local Diffusion of Technological Innovations (608 KB)
Abstract (37 KB)

Page: 509 - 529

Juan Carlos Barahona, Alex (Sandy) Pentland (MIT Media Lab)

World Wide Webs: Crossing the Digital Divide through Promotion of Public Access (211 KB)
Abstract (53 KB)

Page: 531 - 544

Liezl Coetzee (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

High Tech Programmers in Low-Income Communities: Creating a Computer Culture in a Community Technology Center (1.8 MB)
Abstract (50 KB)

Page: 544 - 563

Yasmin B. Kafai, Kylie A. Peppler and Grace M. Chiu (University of California, Los Angeles)

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