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My PhD research focused on using the semantic web to support recommendation-seeking in social networks. Specifically it aimed to: understand how people use word of mouth within their social networks to locate information or explore particular topics; model these processes so they can be replicated in an online environment; build semantic web-based systems that support people in these locating and exploring tasks by making use of their social context.

Keys: semantic web, trust, social networks, recommender systems, known person recommendation, user experience, online tasks, user context, personal context, revyu, hoonoh


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Bernstein, A., Karger, D., Heath, T., Feigenbaum, L., Maynard, D., Motta, E. and Thirunarayan, K. (eds.) (2009) The Semantic Web - ISWC 2009. 8th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2009, Chantilly, VA, USA, October 25-29, 2009, 5823, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg

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Heath, T. and Motta, E. (2008) Revyu: Linking reviews and ratings into the Web of Data, Journal of Web Semantics, 6, 4, pp. 266-273, Elsevier

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d'Aquin, M., Motta, E., Dzbor, M., Gridinoc, L., Heath, T. and Sabou, M. (2008) Collaborative Semantic Authoring, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 23, 3, pp. 80-83

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Heath, T. and Motta, E. (2007) Revyu.com: A Reviewing and Rating Site for the Web of Data, 6th International Semantic Web Conference and 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference (ISWC+ASWC2007), Busan, Korea

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Moeller, K., Heath, T., Handschuh, S. and Domingue, J. (2007) Recipes for Semantic Web Dog Food - The ESWC and ISWC Metadata Projects, 6th International Semantic Web Conference and the 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2007+ASWC2007), Busan, South Korea

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Heath, T. and Motta, E. (2007) Computing Word-of-Mouth Trust Relationships in Social Networks from Semantic Web and Web2.0 Data Sources, Workshop: Workshop on Bridging the Gap between Semantic Web and Web 2.0 at 4th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2007), Innsbruck, Austria

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Heath, T., Domingue, J. and Shabajee, P. (2006) User Interaction and Uptake Challenges to Successfully Deploying Semantic Web Technologies, Workshop: 3rd International Semantic Web User Interaction Workshop at 5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2006), Athens, GA, USA

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Heath, T. and Motta, E. (2006) Reviews and Ratings on the Semantic Web, Poster at 5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2006), Athens, GA, USA

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Mulholland, P., Gaved, M., Zdrahal, Z., Collins, T. and Heath, T. (2006) Using ICT to support public and private community memories: case studies and lessons learned, Constructing and sharing memory: community informatics, identity and empowerment, Prato 2006, Prato, Italy Proceedings of Constructing and sharing memory: community informatics, identity and empowerment, Prato 2006

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Gaved, M., Heath, T. and Eisenstadt, M. (2006) Wikis of Locality: Insights from the Open Guides, 2006 International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym2006), Odense, Denmark Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium on Wikis, eds. Riehle, Dirk, pp. 119-126, ACM Press

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Heath, T. and Motta, E. (2006) Personalizing Relevance on the Semantic Web through Trusted Recommendations from a Social Network, Workshop: Semantic Web Personalization at 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2006), Budva, Montenegro

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Heath, T., Motta, E. and Petre, M. (2006) Person to Person Trust Factors in Word of Mouth Recommendation, Workshop: Reinventing Trust, Collaboration, and Compliance in Social Systems (Reinvent06) at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2006), Montréal, Canada

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Heath, T., Motta, E. and Dzbor, M. (2005) Context as Foundation for a Semantic Desktop, Workshop: 1st Workshop on The Semantic Desktop at 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2005), Galway, Ireland

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Heath, T., Motta, E. and Dzbor, M. (2005) Uses of Contextual Information to Support Online Tasks, 1st AKT Doctoral Symposium, Milton Keynes, UK

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Heath, T., Dzbor, M. and Motta, E. (2005) Supporting User Tasks and Context: Challenges for Semantic Web Research, Workshop: UserSWeb: Workshop on End User Aspects of the Semantic Web at European Semantic Web Conference, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

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