WBC 2009 Proceedings

wbc2009 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Web Based Communities

Algarve, Portugal 21-23 June 2009

Edited by Gunilla Bradley ad Piet Kommers

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8924-82-9
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

?BECAUSE I KNOW YOU?: ELEMENTS OF TRUST AMONG PSEUDONYMOUS BLOGGERS
Vanessa P. Dennen

A PROCESS TO MANAGE CORPORATE KNOWLEDGE USING SOCIAL NETWORKS: A CASE STUDY
Ricardo Araújo Costa , Rafael De Albuquerque Ribeiro , Silvio Romero De Lemos Meira , Edeilson Milhomem Da Silva

FOSTERING STUDENTS? LEARNING OF COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS BY USING BLENDED LEARNING
Ahmed El-gamal , Thomas Köhler

SOCIAL LEARNING FOR UNIVERSITY STAFF
Francis Brouns , Adriana J. Berlanga , Sibren Fetter , Marlies E. Bitter-rijpkema , Jan M. Van Bruggen , Peter B. Sloep

PULLING DOWN THE WALLED GARDEN: TOWARDS A PARADIGM FOR DECENTRALIZED SOCIAL NETWORK MANAGEMENT
Stefano Bortoli , Themis Palpanas , Paolo Bouquet

SHARING EXPERIENCES USING WEB 2.0 AND KNOWLEDGE PORTALS FOR ADVANCING WEB COMMUNITIES
Nik Bessis , Mitul Shukla , Zhihua Lai

THE USE OF AN ONLINE HEALTH COMMUNITY ON OVERWEIGHT: A MEMBER PERSPECTIVE
Åsa Smedberg

THE NEED FOR TWO COMMUNITIES
John S. Murnane

A SOCIAL CAPITAL PERSPECTIVE OF TRAVELERS? PARTICIPATION IN WEB-BASED SOCIAL NETWORKING COMMUNITIES
Linda S L Lai

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND SHARING IN OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITIES
S. L. Toral , F. Barrero , M. R. Martínez-torres

A MEASUREMENT MODEL ON BLOGGERS? SELF-DISCLOSURE
Jih-hsin Tang , Cheng-chung Chen

EXPERIENCING CHANGE THROUGH THE ADOPTION OF NEW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
Mitul Shukla , Nik Bessis , Alfredo Gaitan

ANALYSIS OF ONLINE PARTICIPATION IN OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITIES
M. R. Martínez-torres , S. L. Toral , F. Barrero

SEARCHING FOR MARKET TRENDS AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN WEB COMMUNITIES
Graziella Martins Caputo , Nelson Francisco Favilla Ebecken

KNOWLEDGE SHARING THROUGH ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE: THE CASE OF LINUX PORTS TO EMBEDDED PROCESSORS
S. L. Toral , F. Barrero , M. R. Martínez-torres

CYCLIC ENTROPY OPTIMIZATION OF A SCALE-FREE SOCIAL NETWORK USING EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHM
Maytham Safar , Nosayba El-sayed , Khaled Mahdi

DEVELOPMENT OF A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION MODEL FOR ENABLING E-COLLABORATION IN SECOND LIFE
Mitul Shukla , Nik Bessis , Marc Conrad , Gordon Clapworthy

CHARACTERIZING COLLABORATIVE SOCIAL NETWORKS USING CYCLIC ENTROPY, CASE STUDY: WIKIPEDIATM
Khaled Mahdi

HOW DOES SERVICE QUALITY AFFECT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IN PERSONALIZED COMMUNITY SERVICE USAGE?
Su Jin Kim , Bong Gyou Lee

USING A SOCIAL NETWORK TO SUPPORT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Paulyne Jucá , Ricardo Costa , Silvio Meira

A MULTIDIMENSIONAL MODEL OF TRUST AND ITSANTECEDENTS FOR KNOWLEDGE SHARING IN VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES
Abel Usoro , Grzegorz Majewski

RIMI ONLINE COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY
Amy S. C. Leh