A paper by Ramine Tinati, Xin Wang, Ian Brown, Thanassis Tiropanis and Wendy Hall on the challenges associated with real-time Web streams. The paper describes the architecture used in the Southampton Web Observatory to process real-time Web streams.
A paper by Ramine Tinati, Markus Luczak-Roesch, Nigel Shadbolt and Wendy Hall, analysing WikiProject, a web-based community with the aim of improving the quality of Wikipedia entries.
A research paper by Jarutas Pattanaphanchai, Kieron O’Hara and Wendy Hall on a new tool for assessing the trustworthiness of Web information.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall will be presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) in a ceremony to be held on the 20th of June in San Francisco.
The ACM is the largest world-wide educational and scientific computing society.
Professor Hall will be presented with the award for having “transformed the way the world views computing” and for having “increased the visibility of the ACM in leading scientific venues worldwide by broadening its values, resources, and services.”
Professor Hall was the first person from outside North America to be appointed to the post of ACM President. She also initiated the establishment of ACM Councils in Europe, India and China.
Debrett’s top 500 recognises people of influence and achievement in British society. The list has been compiled annually by independent panels of specialists in each category for over 200 years.
Wendy Hall named as a founding member of International Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
The new International Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (iCAIR) will provide advice on robotics and artificial intelligence.
The Council will also draw up a global action plan, create educational materials and run an awards scheme.
It is being set up by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and will be managed by the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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.
Wendy Hall interviewed in the Life and Arts section of the FT. She discusses the multidisciplinary nature of Web Science, personal data, cyber crime and women in IT.
A paper by Ramine Tinati, Paul Gaskell, Thanassis Tiropanis, Olivier Phillipe and Wendy Hall which presents a
framework for addressing cultural and language barriers when studying human activity on a global scale.