Archives for Research Data & Methods

„Documenting Web Data for Social Research (#DocuWeb22)“ – Workshop mit Katrin Weller

Zusammen mit Indira Sen und Leon Fröhling organisiert Katrin Weller einen Workshop auf der Web Science Conference 2022 in Barcelona am 26.06.2022 mit dem Titel „Documenting Web Data for Social Research“.

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This workshop attempts to collaboratively discover best practices and frequent pitfalls encountered when working with Web data. Participants will be presented with different perspectives on the significance of data quality in this specific context and familiarized with existing, structured approaches for the critical reflection on and documentation of data collection processes, before being invited to share their own experiences with the collection, use and documentation of Web data. We hope to thereby inspire participants to further integrate data documentation practices into their research processes, and for us to learn from the participants’ experiences to improve existing documentation frameworks for Web data.

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„That bygone feeling: Controller ergonomics and nostalgia in video game play“ – Neue Publikation von Johannes Breuer

Johannes Breuer hat ein neues Paper zu Video Games & Nostalgie veröffentlicht.

Literaturangabe

Bowman, N. D., Velez, J., Wulf, T., Breuer, J., Yoshimura, K., & Resignato, L. J. (2022). That bygone feeling: Controller ergonomics and nostalgia in video game play. Psychology of Popular Media. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000382

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Database of Variables for Content Analysis – DOCA – Publikation mit Johannes Breuer

Die „Database of Variables for Content Analysis“ (DOCA) wurde online veröffentlicht und enthält drei Beiträge von Johannes Breuer (gemeinsam mit Daniel Possler und Tim Wulf) zu Variablen für die Inhaltsanalyse von Videospielen. Der offizielle Launch Event für die Datenbank fand am 10.03.2022 statt.

Link: https://www.hope.uzh.ch/doca/

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Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA) – Vorträge von Johannes Breuer

Vom 26. – 30.05.2022 findet die Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA), auf der Johannes Breuer zwei Vorträge halten wird.

Vortrag 1:
Breuer, J., Kmetty, Z., Haim. M., & Stier, S. User-focused approaches for collecting Facebook data in the ‘post-API age’: Experiences from two studies and recommendations for future research.

Vortrag 2:
Schnauber-Stockmann, A., Scharkow, M., & Breuer, J. Routines and the Predictability of Day-to-Day Web Use.

Datum der Konferenz: 26. – 30.05.2022

Link zur Konferenz:
https://www.icahdq.org/page/ICA2022

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‘I Updated the „ref“’: The Evolution of References in the English Wikipedia and the Implications for Altmetrics – Neues Paper zu Wikipedia-Referenzen

Aus Forschungsaktivitäten bei GESIS, wurde ein Paper zu Wikipedia-Referenzen veröffentlicht. Mit veröffentlicht wurden auch die zugrunde liegenden Daten: die Edit-Histories von Referenzen in der englischsprachigen Wikipedia. 

Literaturangabe:
Olga Zagovora, Roberto Ulloa, Katrin Weller, Fabian Flöck: ‘I Updated the <ref>’: The Evolution of References in the English Wikipedia and the Implications for Altmetrics. Quantitative Science Studies 1–38. https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00171

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Handbook of Computational Social Science with contribution from Katrin Weller

A new Handbook of Computational Social Science has just been published in two volumes:

U. Engel, A. Quan-Haase, S. Xun Liu, & L.E. Lyberg (2022). Handbook of Computational Social Science. Volume 1 Theory, Case Studies and Ethics. Routledge. ISBN 9780367456528 https://www.routledge.com/Handbook-of-Computational-Social-Science-Volume-1-Theory-Case-Studies/Engel-Quan-Haase-Liu-Lyberg/p/book/9780367456528

U. Engel, A. Quan-Haase, S. Xun Liu, & L.E. Lyberg (2022). Handbook of Computational Social Science. Volume 2 Data Science, Statistical Modelling, and Machine Learning Methods. Routledge. ISBN 9781032077703 https://www.routledge.com/Handbook-of-Computational-Social-Science-Volume-2-Data-Science-Statistical/Engel-Quan-Haase-Liu-Lyberg/p/book/9781032077703

The second volume includes the following chapter:
Indira Sen, Fabian Flöck, Katrin Weller, Bernd Weiß and Claudia Wagner: Applying a Total Error Framework for Digital Traces to Social Media Research. 

In this chapter, the authors use different application scenarios to explain how their Total Error Framework for Digital Traces of Human Behavior on Online Platforms (TED-On) can be applied to research scenarios that are based on data collected from Online Platforms (such as social media) in order to identify potential pitfalls and limitations in the research design. 

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Web Science Conference (WebSci’22): Katrin Weller as general co-chair

Ricardo Baeza Yates and Katrin Weller will be chairing the 14th International ACM Conference on Web Science in 2022 (WebSci’22), a hybrid conference to be hosted in Barcelona and online in June 2021. WebSci is an interdisciplinary conference where a multitude of research disciplines converge with the purpose of creating greater insight into a complex global Web.

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