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Hi all,

Please consider submitting a paper to the Modeling Social Media 2012
workshop, co-located with Hypertext 2012 conference.


MSM 2012 Workshop Co-chair

           ** Please forward to anyone who might be interested **

                             CALL FOR PAPERS

            3rd International Workshop on Modeling Social Media
                 *Collective Intelligence in Social Media*

                       June 25, 2012, Milwaukee, USA
                    co-located with ACM Hypertext 2012

                *** Submission Deadline: March 31, 2012 ***

In our first workshop on Modeling Social Media (MSM 2010 in Toronto,
Canada), we explored various different models of social media ranging
from user modeling, hypertext models, software engineering models,
sociological models and framework models.  In our second workshop (MSM
2011 in Boston, USA), we addressed the user interface aspects of
modeling social media.
In this workshop, we will look at collective intelligence in social
media, that is, looking at how we can make sense of the content and
context from social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+
and Foursquare by analyzing tweets, tags, blog posts, likes, posts and
checkins, in order to create new knowledge and semantic meaning.

The workshop aims to attract and discuss various aspects of collective
intelligence in social media which involve frameworks for collecting
appropriate data and collecting enough amount of data, mining the data
from different social media and context (e.g., from mobile phones),
creating models for inferring collective intelligence, and evaluating
the framework to determine the accuracy of the gathered collective
intelligence. We want to bring together researchers and practitioners
with diverse backgrounds interested in 1) exploring different
perspectives and approaches to modeling complex social media phenomena
and systems through collective intelligence, 2) the different purposes
and applications that can be created from collective intelligence of
social media, and 3) issues of integrating and validating collective
intelligence of social media.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:
* new modeling techniques and frameworks for representing collective
intelligence in social media
* mining techniques for social media to extract collective intelligence
* algorithms for inferring semantics, meaning and creating collective
intelligence from social media
* applications for collecting and displaying collective knowledge from
social media
* applications for using collective intelligence including recommendations
* privacy and security issues in creating collective intelligence from
social media
* creating business intelligence from social media
* (Dynamic) social media monitoring for collective intelligence
* how social networks can be used to mine and create collective intelligence
* individual and group behavior in social media and social networks
* social networks for the collaboration of large communities
* evaluating the collective intelligence to determine the accuracy and
relevance to users

* Alvin Chin, Nokia Research Center, Beijing, China
* Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany
* Denis Helic, Graz University of Technology, Austria

* Markus Strohmaier, Graz University of Technology, Austria
* Marc Smith, ConnectedAction, USA
* Ido Guy, IBM Research, Israel
* Gerd Stumme, University of Kassel, Germany
* Andreas Hotho, University of Würzburg, Germany
* Wai-Tat Fu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
* Thomas Kannampallil, University of Texas, USA
* Daniel Gayo-Avello, University of Oviedo, Spain
* Pranam Kolari, Yahoo! Research, USA
* Ed Chi, Google, USA
* Zhiyong Yu, Institut Telecom Sud de Paris, France
* Else Nygren, Uppsala University, USA

Submissions: We solicit short position papers (1-2 pages) and
peer-reviewed research papers (4-8 pages) in the ACM conference paper
style. Information about the submission system will be released on the
workshop website soon.

Proceedings: We intend to publish proceedings in ACM Digital Library
and include them on the conference memory stick.

* Submission Deadline: March 31, 2012
* Notification of Acceptance: April 10, 2012
* Final Papers Due: April 23, 2012
* Workshop date: June 25, 2012

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