An Ontology for Social Networking Sites Interoperability

Konstantinos Tserpes, George Papadakis, Magdalini Kardara, Athanasios Papaoikonomou, Emmanuel Sardis, Fotis Aisopos, Theodora Varvarigou

Abstract

The Social Networking Sites (SNS) comprise a pool from which developers can pump functionality and data. Usable REST APIs are providing access to two valuable business assets: the users' generated content and social graph. The lack of standards and the antagonistic nature of the SNSs have resulted in the use of proprietary API specifications and -in turn- data models. Each SNS uses a different method to access and a different way to describe notions which are largely similar, e.g. “friends” or shared “multimedia items”. The conceptual similarity between entities “living” in the SNS, creates a remarkable opportunity: The aggregation of the social functionality and data can provide the basis for a unique platform on top of which third parties can deploy new added value services, seamlessly using the underlying SNSs APIs. This paper presents an attempt to implement this concept by means of building a core ontology for supporting SNS interoperability.

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in Harvard Style

Tserpes K., Papadakis G., Kardara M., Papaoikonomou A., Sardis E., Aisopos F. and Varvarigou T. (2012). An Ontology for Social Networking Sites Interoperability . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-30-3, pages 245-250. DOI: 10.5220/0004142202450250


in Bibtex Style

@conference{keod12,
author={Konstantinos Tserpes and George Papadakis and Magdalini Kardara and Athanasios Papaoikonomou and Emmanuel Sardis and Fotis Aisopos and Theodora Varvarigou},
title={An Ontology for Social Networking Sites Interoperability},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={245-250},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004142202450250},
isbn={978-989-8565-30-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)
TI - An Ontology for Social Networking Sites Interoperability
SN - 978-989-8565-30-3
AU - Tserpes K.
AU - Papadakis G.
AU - Kardara M.
AU - Papaoikonomou A.
AU - Sardis E.
AU - Aisopos F.
AU - Varvarigou T.
PY - 2012
SP - 245
EP - 250
DO - 10.5220/0004142202450250