By Saizo Aoyagi, Hidenori Fujino, Hirotake Ishii, Hiroshi Shimoda, Hiroshi Sakuda (auth.), A. Ant Ozok, Panayiotis Zaphiris (eds.)
This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the 3rd foreign convention on on-line groups and Social Computing, OCSC 2009, held in San Diego, CA, united states in July 2008 within the framework of the thirteenth overseas convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2009 with 10 different thematically related conferences.
The seventy seven revised papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from quite a few submissions. The papers permitted for presentation completely hide the thematic quarter of on-line groups and social computing, addressing the subsequent significant themes: designing and constructing on-line groups; social habit of people and synthetic brokers in on-line groups; internet 2.0: rising demanding situations; studying, schooling and tradition; on-line video games; and on-line groups and society.