An interview with Professor Dame Wendy Hall in Tech Nation, in which she discusses the future opportunities provided by the Web, but also the need for building in mechanisms for assurance and trust for Web data and interactions.
An article by Professor Dame Wendy Hall written for the Campaign for Science and Engineering, in which she discusses the value of Web Science being an interdisciplinary field, and the need for systems and structures (research funding agencies, university management structures, etc.) to adapt to this way of working.
A manifesto for Web Science by Professors Wendy Hall, Jim Hendler and Steffen Staab, in which they discuss the challenges relating to the World Wide Web such as cyber-crime and privacy, and propose ways to address these challenges, for example through regulation.
A paper by Christopher Phethean, Elena Simperl, Thanassis Tiropanis, Ramine Tinati and Wendy Hall on the use of Data Science in Web Science. The similarities, differences and overlaps between the two disciplines are presented. The authors discuss how Data Science can be used for research in Web Science, for example to examine user behaviour and analyse information flows.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall discusses the past, present and future of Web Science, data observatories, Open Data and Social Machines in an interview with Aloysius Low of CNET.
Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt gives a presentation and is interviewed (at the 1 hour and 30 minutes point of the video) at the CeBit global conference held in Hanover, Germany on the 11th of March. He discusses individual rights and governmental responsibilities in relation to personal data, the U.K. Open Data Institute and the power of Open Data to provide information which can help governments and companies improve services and products.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall talks to Jim Al Khalili about her career and her role in developing the interdisciplinary field of Web Science.
Research paper by Ramine Tinati, Leslie Carr, Wendy Hall and Jonny Bentwood on a new model to enable analysis of conversations on Twitter. The model includes categorisation of users based on their behaviour, identification of key players in a conversation, categorisation by topic and identification of users who may distribute valuable knowledge.
A chapter by Dr. Kieron OHara and Professor Dame Wendy Hall in The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies, edited by William Dutton, Oxford University Press 2012, discussing the rationale for the new discipline of Web Science, the definition of the Web, Web architecture, the role of government, semantics and linked data.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall gave a talk entitled “Towards a Smarter Web” as part of the “Celebrating Science” series of lectures at the NPL (National Physical Laboratory). The NPL is the National Measurement Institute for the UK, developing measurement standards and techniques for all areas of business, science and technology.