Web business

Recommendation systems: bridging technical aspects with marketing implications (Joint work in progress -comments welcome- with Oikonomou Michael)

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011 (All day)

In 2010, Web users ordered, only in Amazon, 73 items per second and massively contribute reviews about their consuming experience. As the Web matures and becomes social and participatory, collaborative filters are the basic complement in searching online information about people, events and products.  This article provides an overview of the technical aspects characterizing recommendation systems.

The Web economy: goods, users, models and policies

Sunday, 5 June, 2011 (All day)

Web emerged as an antidote to the rapidly increasing quantity of accumulated knowledge and become successful because it facilitates massive participation and communication with minimum costs. Today, its enormous impact, scale and dynamism in time and space make very difficult (and sometimes impossible) to measure and anticipate the effects in human society. In addition to that, we demand from the Web to be fast, secure, reliable, all-inclusive and trustworthy in any transaction.