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Spatial and social diffusion of information and influence: models and algorithms
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-17)
With the ubiquity of broadband, wireless and mobile networking and the diversity of user-driven social networks and social channels, we are entering an information age where people and vehicles are connected at all times, ...
Social media at the boundaries: supporting parents in managing youth's social media use
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-09)
This dissertation investigates ways of supporting parents in managing youth's social media use. I present empirical evidence of the challenges parents face in managing youth technology use. I then translate these results ...
Information sharing in a nonprofit network
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-08)
The civil rights and other social justice movements, such as the fight against child sex trafficking are examples of an informal context where information and communications technologies (ICTs) have been actively applied ...
Personalized search and recommendation for health information resources
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-24)
Consumers face several challenges using the Internet to fill health-related needs. (1) In many cases, they face a language gap as they look for information that is written in unfamiliar technical language. (2) Medical ...
Preventing abuse of online communities
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07-02)
Online communities are growing at a phenomenal rate and with the large number of users these communities contain, attackers are drawn to exploit these users. Denial of information (DoI) attacks and information leakage ...