Web Standards Evolution - A Social View

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About Web Standards Evolution - A Social View

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Description

Web standards are built by social processes. HTML5, RDF, HTTP are all built through members coming to agreements around technical standards. This project looks at mining and analyzing the traces of the conversations that lead to these standards on mailing lists and the web. The student can focus on different technical aspects of this analysis: text mining, network analysis or content analysis.