The troll under the Bridge: data management for huge web science mediabases
In the emerging discipline of web science there will be a growing need for managed data sets for research purposes. In the moment, data sets are mainly managed on file systems in arbitrary formats. This situation leads to a lot of media breaks and double work in the scientific workflows. We argue for the concept of a Web 2.0 Mediabases, a data set of managed Web 2.0 data from blogs, wikis, podcasts etc. In such a Mediabases we can apply web science methods and orchestrate complex experiments and simulations.
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