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Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 15:43:42 +0200
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Subject: [bms-rc33] Meeting - Collaboration Networks & Knowledge Diffusion
     (23-25 Jun, Naples)

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ARS’11 - Third international Workshop on Social Network Analysis
23-25 June 2011
Naples, Italy

Workshop theme: “Collaboration Networks and Knowledge Diffusion: Theory, Data
and Methods”

Workshop overview

ARS'11 International Workshop is a follow up to two very successful previous
editions (ARS'07 and ARS'09), and will be held on 23-25 June 2011 in Naples

Collaboration networks, nowadays, attract a lot of attention in many fields and
are considered a key element in the advancement and dissemination of knowledge
in scientific as well as in socio-economic domains. The workshop has the
objective of presenting the most relevant results and recent developments in
the areas of Collaboration Networks, Innovation Networks and Knowledge

The workshop topics include:
•  Collaboration theory
•  Analysis of innovation networks in economics environments
•  Sources of collaboration data
•  Social Network Analysis methods for collaboration data

The Workshop will host invited and contributed papers sessions.

Original research papers dealing with theoretical and applicative aspects of
collaboration will cover the following topics:
•  Academic and Scientific Networks
•  Applications of advanced methods in Demography, Sociology, Business,
Economics, and Political Sciences.
•  Innovation and Diffusion Networks
•  Inter-organizational Networks
•  Knowledge Networks
•  Network mechanisms and Network evolution
•  Network Visualisation
•  Qualitative Network Studies

Program Committee:
•  Vladimir BATAGELJ, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
•  Alfredo DEL MONTE, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
•  Maria Rosaria D'ESPOSITO, University of Salerno, Italy
•  Anuska FERLIGOJ, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
•  Giuseppe GIORDANO, University of Salerno, Italy
•  Mario A.MAGGIONI, Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy
•  Maria Prosperina VITALE, University of Salerno, Italy
•  Emma ZAVARRONE, IULM University, Italy
•  Susanna ZACCARIN, University of Trieste, Italy

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