[Air-L] Categorisation/taxonomy of online social systems?
craragon at lbl.gov
Mon Nov 23 09:56:26 PST 2009
Marti Hearst proposes such a categorization in her talk on Social
Technology, up on slideshare at
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:29 AM, NABETH Thierry
<Thierry.NABETH at insead.edu> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have been searching without success a categorisation / toxonomy of
> online social systems.
> I have of course been searching the web but also Science Direct.
> For instance blogs, wikis, microbloging, OSN, etc. function differently,
> and have a different role in the web 2.0. Actually, you can even
> consider that a web 2.0 solution would be able to combine different
> Are you aware of any paper / theory proposing such as categorisation?
> Several papers (including one which I am the coauthor) provide an
> inventory and a short description of the different types of systems (for
> instance in education science Procedia in 2009 has a couple of them, and
> there is a recent report from IPTS Sevilla about usage of Learning 2.0),
> but they do not really try to make a categorisation in order to compare
> their characteristics.
> Thanks in advance for references you may be aware of something.
> Thierry Nabeth
> Senior Research Fellow,
> Research Project Proposals
> Tel: 33 1 6072 4312
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Cecilia R. Aragon, Ph.D.
Computational Research Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory MS 50B-2239
Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
CRAragon at lbl.gov
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