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Title: BlogCrawl: Customized Crawling of Online Communities
Authors: Stavarache, Lucia Larise
Balint, Mihaela
Dascalu, Mihai
Trausan-Matu, Stefan
Nistor, Nicolae
Keywords: Online Communities
Timeline Evolution
Knowledge Extraction
Issue Date: Oct-2017
Publisher: University Politehnica of Bucharest
Citation: Stavarache, L. L., Balint, M., Dascalu, M., Trausan-Matu, S., & Nistor, N. (2017). BlogCrawl: Customized Crawling of Online Communities. University Politehnica of Bucharest Scientific Bulletin Series C-Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 79(2), 3–14.
Abstract: With half of the world already connected to the Internet, we are facing a growing amount of information available online, that is expected to increase exponentially in the following years. Educational environments are transitioning from closed structures to open, collaborative environments, using technology to build virtual classrooms. In this paper we present a customized crawler dedicated to alternative knowledge building environments used for potential community inquiry, that is unique in its power to combine data extraction and indexing capabilities that facilitate discourse-driven community network analysis integrated into the ReaderBench framework.
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