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The usual apologies for cross postings. This is a call for papers on an interesting topic on behalf of Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon.
CALL FOR PAPERS - The Future of the Social Web (FoSW'11)
In conjunction with the Intl. Conf. on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011)
July 21, 2011 -- Barcelona; Catalunya (Spain)
The aim of this workshop is to encourage discussion and sharing of ideas and
highly innovative research results that focus on the future of the
We aim to promote interdisciplinary research and exchange of ideas in this
area, between industry and academia, in different fields (e.g., computer
science, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology, cultural
In particular, we would like to discuss what the future of the web might
be in light of the recent wave of social media technologies and
is little doubt that the web is being fundamentally transformed by social
media, both in terms of how content is created and shared, and also in
how business and society are embracing social media.
We solicit the following types of submissions:
* Highly-innovative research contributions describing innovative
e.g. new perspectives on social media mining, novel interaction
empirical studies showing emerging trends, metrics, etc.
* Position papers discussing the future of the social web; e.g. future
developments that might be extrapolated from current evidence;
potentially having a strong positive or negative impact on users
and society at
large; impact of new social media mechanisms on the future of
and other "traditional" services; future research directions and
opportunity for innovation.
Contributions are limited to 10 pages in ACM-SIG format, and should be
through EasyChair: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fosw2011.
* March 22, 2011:Workshop Paper Submission
* April 8, 2011:Workshop Paper Acceptance Notification
* July 21, 2011:ICWSM-11 Workshops Day
* Ricardo Baeza-Yates - Yahoo! Research Barcelona
* Carlos Castillo - Yahoo! Research Barcelona
* Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon - University of Oxford (UK)
* Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes - Yahoo! Research Barcelona
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