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Web Science Research Initiative
By mattcoop, published at 6 June 2008 - 6:31pm, last updated 5 years 45 weeks ago.
MIT and U. of Southampton are teaming up for a new multidisciplinary research initiative. From webscience.org/about :
Since its inception, the World Wide Web has changed the ways scientists communicate, collaborate, and educate. There is, however, a growing realization among many researchers that a clear research agenda aimed at understanding the current, evolving, and potential Web is needed. If we want to model the Web; if we want to understand the architectural principles that have provided for its growth; and if we want to be sure that it supports the basic social values of trustworthiness, privacy, and respect for social boundaries, then we must chart out a research agenda that targets the Web as a primary focus of attention.
CoCo's cooperation literacy would certainly have a role to play here.
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