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ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), Volume 1 Issue 1, October 2010

Introduction to ACM TIST
Qiang Yang
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858949

Introduction to the ACM TIST special issue AI in social computing and cultural modeling
Huan Liu, Dana Nau
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858950

Virtual worlds as cultural models
William Sims Bainbridge
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858951

Thirteen gamelike virtual worlds illustrate issues that overlap social science and information science, because they embody rather clear theories of society and culture: World of Warcraft, Lord of the Rings Online, Dark Age of...

Structured coalitions in resource selection games
Michal Feldman, Moshe Tennenholtz
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858952

We study stability against coalitional deviations in resource selection games where the coalitions have a certain structure. In particular, the agents are partitioned into coalitions, and only deviations by the prescribed coalitions are...

Opinion formation under costly expression
Fang Wu, Bernardo A. Huberman
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858953

Opinions play an important role in trust building and the creation of consensus about issues and products and a number of studies have focused on the design, evaluation, and utilization of online opinion systems. However, little effort has been...

Evolution of state-dependent risk preferences
Patrick Roos, J. Ryan Carr, Dana S. Nau
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858954

Researchers have invested much effort in constructing models of the state-dependent (sometimes risk-averse and sometimes risk-prone) nature of human decision making. An important open question is how state-dependent risk behavior can arise and...

Social media as crisis platform: The future of community maps/crisis maps
Rebecca Goolsby
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858955

Social media provides the means for creating new communities and for reenergizing old communities. Recently, a new kind of quickly formulated, powerful community has formed as existing social media communities, news organizations, and users have...

Accessible image search for colorblindness
Meng Wang, Bo Liu, Xian-Sheng Hua
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/1858948.1858956

This article introduces an intelligent system that accommodates colorblind users in image search. Color plays an important role in the human perception and recognition of images. However, there are about 8% of men and 0.8% of women...