Alexandre Barão, Alberto Rodrigues da Silva


Social network systems identify existing relations between social entities and provide a set of automatic inferences on these relations, promoting better interactions and collaborations between these entities. However, we find that most of existing organizational information systems do not provide, from scratch, social network features, even though they have to manage somehow social entities. The focus on this paper starts from this fact, and proposes the SNARE Language as the conceptual framework for SNARE system, short for “Social Network Analysis and Reengineering Environment”. The SNARE’s purpose is to promote social network capabilities in information systems not designed originally for the effect. Visual models are needed to infer and represent new or established patterns of relations. This paper overviews the SNARE language and shows its applicability through several models regarding the application of the SNARE to the LinkedIn real scenario.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Barão A. and Rodrigues da Silva A. (2010). THE SNARE LANGUAGE OVERVIEW . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 344-349. DOI: 10.5220/0002975203440349

in Bibtex Style

author={Alexandre Barão and Alberto Rodrigues da Silva},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Barão A.
AU - Rodrigues da Silva A.
PY - 2010
SP - 344
EP - 349
DO - 10.5220/0002975203440349