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You are cordially invited to submit a contribution to "Collective Behaviors and
Networks", a one-day satellite event of the 2013 European Conference on Complex
Systems (ECCS'13), to be held in Barcelona, September 19, 2013.
Goal of this workshop is to provide a discussion venue about advances in the
study of networks applied to the dynamics of social collective behaviors.
Particular attention will be devoted, but not limited to, the following topics:
- Group formation, evolution and group behavior analysis.
- Modeling, tracking and forecasting dynamic groups in social media.
- Community detection and dynamic community structure analysis.
- Social simulation, cultural, opinion, and normative dynamics.
- Empirical calibration and validation of agent-based social models.
- Models of social capital, collective action, social movements.
- Coevolution of network and behavior.
More information on COVEnANT2013 can be found here: http://covenant2013.com
More information on ECCS'13 can be found here: http://eccs13.eu
Participants are invited to submit their contributions via the EasyChair system
at the following link: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=covenant2013
Contributions must be at most 2 pages long, and must provide the following
information: title, list of authors with affiliations, and abstract. Accepted
format is PDF only.
More information, about selection, registration, etc., can be found here:
May 17, 2013
Abstract submission deadline
June 19, 2013
Notification of acceptance
September 19, 2013
In order to encourage the development of predictive, data-driven models of
collective phenomena, a link prediction competition will be held as part of
the meeting. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the best contributions,
which will be evaluated according to rigorous scientific criteria by the
program committee of the event. 1st prize: US$800, 2nd prize: US$200.
Further information (task, data set, dates) to be released soon.
Yong-Yeol Ahn, Indiana University, US
J. Doyne Farmer, University of Oxford, UK
Dirk Helbing, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Jure Leskovec, Stanford University, US
Alessandro Vespignani, Northeastern University, US
The best original contributions will be invited to submit an extended
version for inclusion in a special issue of EPJ Data Science (Springer).
Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Indiana University, US
Emilio Ferrara, Indiana University, US
Alessandro Flammini, Indiana University, US
Filippo Menczer, Indiana University, US
Luca M. Aiello, Yahoo Research Barcelona, Spain
Andrea Baronchelli, Northwestern University, US
Pasquale De Meo, University of Messina, Italy
Santo Fortunato, Aalto University, Finland
Jacob Foster, University of Chicago, US
Matteo Gagliolo, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Bruno Gonçalves, Aix-Marseille Université, France
Andrea Lancichinetti, Northwestern University, US
Michael Mäs, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Tamás Nepusz, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
Orion Penner, IMT Lucca, Italy
Nicola Perra, Northeastern University, US
Filippo Radicchi, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
José J. Ramasco, IFISC, Spain
Carlos Roca, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Giancarlo Ruffo, University of Turin, Italy
Daniel Villatoro, Barcelona Digital Technology Centre, Spain
Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
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