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CALL FOR PAPERS

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Collective Intelligence 2012
MIT, Cambridge, MA
April 18-20, 2012
www.ci2012.org <http://www.ci2012.org/> 
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This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers from a
variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective
intelligence of many types. 


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

            . human computation

            . social computing

            . crowdsourcing

            . wisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)

            . group memory and problem-solving

            . deliberative democracy

            . animal collective behavior

            . organizational design

            . public policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)

            . ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., "digital sweatshops")

            . computational models of group search and optimization

            . emergence and evolution of intelligence

            . new technologies for making groups smarter

 

See www.ci2012.org <http://www.ci2012.org/>  for more details about topics
and submission format.

FORMAT
The conference will consist of
.       invited talks from prominent researchers in different areas related
to collective intelligence
.      oral paper presentations
.      poster sessions.

SUBMISSION
Papers of three types are invited:
.       Reports of original research results
.       Reviews of previous research in one or more fields relevant to
collective intelligence
.       Position papers about research agendas for the field of collective
intelligence

Some of the papers submitted will be invited for oral presentation, others
for presentation as posters.

IMPORTANT DATES
Paper submission deadline:  November 4, 2011
Notification of paper acceptance / rejection:  January 15 2012
Camera-ready papers due: February 15, 2012
Conference dates:  April 18 - 20, 2012

CHAIRS
Thomas Malone (MIT)
Luis von Ahn (Carnegie Melllon University)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Robert Goldstone (Indiana University)
Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research)
Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrew Lo (MIT)

Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research)

 

SPONSOR  

National Science Foundation


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