Foundations and Trends® in Web Science

Volume 4, issue 4

Health Web Science

The transformative power of the Internet on all aspects of daily life, including health care, has been widely recognized. These transformations reveal opportunities realized, the promise of future advances, and the problems created by the penetration of the World Wide Web for both individuals and fo...
Volume 4, issue 2–3

Web Science: Understanding the Emergence of Macro-Level Features on the World Wide Web

In this monograph we consider the development of Web Science since the launch of this journal and its inaugural publication 'A Framework for Web Science' [44]. The theme of emergence is discussed as the characteristic phenomenon of Web-scale applications, where many unrelated micro-level actions and...
Volume 4, issue 1

Experiential Knowledge Mining

Recent advances in Internet and Web technologies and the advent of Web 2.0 have made it possible to share information and knowledge surrounding human activities, which can be obtained from massively deployed sensors and the Web resources. This survey provides a comprehensive overview of mining exper...