Welcome to the First International IFIP Working Conference on Value-Driven Social Semantics & Collective Intelligence (VaSCo) at ACM Web Science 2013 and co-located with Hypertext 2013, CHI 2013

1 May 2013 - Paris

What happens if you push the play button on Spotify? It triggers software services that streams your prefered song, but more interestingly: you set a value network into motion that rewards the musicians, producers, and composers of that song. This value information however remains tacit, if it ever was constructed. In many cases there is no fair rights clearing and the royalties go to one party. Can we capture how these value network relationships relate to social relationships that bear sentiment about the drummer or singer of this song; or semantic relationships that link the song value networks to networks for other songs? [more]