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Papers/Notes: Tagging

Tuesday, April 13
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Cultural Difference in Image Tagging
Wei Dong, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Wai-Tat Fu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Our study showed cultural differences in how European Americans and Chinese assign tags to different parts of digital images. Results are useful for developing culture-sensitive tag-based image search interface.

 Social Tagging Revamped: Supporting the Users' Need of Self-promotion through Social Filtering
Mauro Cherubini, Telefónica Research, Spain
Alejandro Gutierrez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Rodrigo De Oliveira, Telefónica Research, Spain
Nuria Oliver, Telefónica Research, Spain

We consider this work as a first step towards the definition of Social Games With A Purpose: games that could take advantage of the specific properties of social networks.

Some Observations on the ?Live? Collaborative Tagging of Audio Conferences in the Enterprise
Shreeharsh Kelkar, Avaya Labs Research, USA
Ajita John, Avaya Labs Research, USA
Doree Duncan Seligmann, Avaya Labs Research, USA

Presents observations on the usage of a system that allows participants to collaboratively "live" tag an ongoing meeting. Post-meeting, live-tags may help audio navigation and audio search of archived meetings.

Best of Both Worlds: Improving Gmail Labels with the Affordances of Folders
Kerry Rodden, Google, USA
Michael Leggett, Google, USA

Describes a redesign of Gmail's user interface for labeling, to provide more folder-like functionality. Includes detailed insight into design process, and post-launch evaluation of impact on millions of users.

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