Web Science Issues

What is Web Science?

On the 10th anniversary of this emerging interdisciplinary research field, Professors Leslie Carr, Dave De Roure, Dame Wendy Hall, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Noshir Contractor, Ted Nelson, Manfred Hauswirth, Susan Halford, with Dr Pete Burnap and Switch Concepts CEO, Tom Barnett, give their views on the nature of Web Science.

What has Web Science done for us?

Professors Daniel Weitzner, Manfred Hauswirth, Les Carr, Helen Margetts, Dave De Roure, Christian Bauckhage, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Noshir Contractor, Susan Halford, and Dame Wendy Hall with Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Sir John Taylor, Dr Elena Simperl, Dr Pete Burnap, Tom Barnett, Anni-Rowland-Campbell, Lohan Precenser, and Phil Archer, assess the key contributions of Web Science to our understanding of how we and the Web interact.

What now for Web Science?

Professors Daniel Weitzner, Ted Nelson, Steffen Staab, Dame Wendy Hall, Dave De Roure, Les Carr, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Christian Bauckhage, Helen Margetts, Manfred Hauswirth, Noshir Contractor, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Wolfgang Nejdl, Susan Halford, with Dr Pete Burnap, Dr Elena Simperl, Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Vint Cerf, Bernard Gidon, Lohan Presencer, Sir John Taylor, Anni Rowland-Campbell, and Tom Barnett, look ahead to what challenges face Web Science.