Workshop on the
Social Navigation and Community-Based Adaptation Technologies

In Conjunction with Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH'06)

June 20th, 2006, Dublin, Ireland


The workshop explores social navigation and community-based adaptation techniques, including, but by no means limited to:

  • Social navigation processes and metaphors
  • History-rich systems/wear-ware
  • Economy of community-based systems: encouraging users to contribute
  • Annotation mechanisms and and its use for navigation support
  • Interoperability between social navigation environments (persistent identities, RSS, mashups, authorisation, authentication etc)
  • Educational uses and affordances of social navigation
  • Theoretical underpinnings of community - based systems: stigmergy, ant-trail algorithms, signalling theory, self-organisation, emergence etc
  • Community-based adaptation in information retrieval
  • Capturing and processing implicit and explicit feedback
  • Group adaptation algorithms
  • Group-oriented collaborative recommendation technologies
  • Combinatorial approaches
  • Visualising small-world/scale-free networks
  • Evaluation of community-based adaptation techniques