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    • Analysis, modelling and protection of online private data 

      Puglisi, Silvia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Online communications generate a consistent amount of data flowing between users, services and applications. This information results from the interactions among different parties, and once collected, it is used for a ...
    • MobilitApp: analysing mobility data of citizens in the metropolitan area of Barcelona 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Torres, Ángel; Marrugat, Gerard; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (Springer, 2015)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      MobilitApp is a platform designed to provide smart mobility services in urban areas. It is designed to help citizens and transport authorities alike. Citizens will be able to access the MobilitApp mobile application and ...
    • On content-based recommendation and user privacy in social-tagging systems 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Parra-Arnau, Javier; Forné Muñoz, Jorge; Rebollo Monedero, David (Elsevier, 2015-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recommendation systems and content filtering approaches based on annotations and ratings, essentially rely on users expressing their preferences and interests through their actions, in order to provide personalised content. ...
    • On the anonymity risk of time-varying user profiles. 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Rebollo Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2017-04-26)
      Article
      Open Access
      Websites and applications use personalisation services to profile their users, collect their patterns and activities and eventually use this data to provide tailored suggestions. User preferences and social interactions ...
    • On web user tracking of browsing patterns for personalised advertising 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Rebollo Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2017-02-19)
      Article
      Open Access
      On today’s Web, users trade access to their private data for content and services. App and service providers want to know everything they can about their users, in order to improve their product experience. Also, advertising ...
    • On Web user tracking: how third-party http requests track users' browsing patterns for personalised advertising 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Rebollo Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      On today's Web, users trade access to their private data for content and services. Advertising sustains the business model of many websites and applications. Efficient and successful advertising relies on predicting ...
    • Potential mass surveillance and privacy violations in proximity-based social applications 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Rebollo Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (IEEE Press, 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Proximity-based social applications let users interact with people that are currently close to them, by revealing some information about their preferences and whereabouts. This information is acquired through passive ...
    • You never surf alone. Ubiquitous tracking of users' browsing habits 

      Puglisi, Silvia; Rebollo Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2016)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the early age of the internet users enjoyed a large level of anonymity. At the time web pages were just hypertext documents; almost no personalisation of the user experience was offered. The Web today has evolved as a ...