***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi all, A kind reminder of the upcoming deadline for Modeling Social Media 2012 workshop. Papers are due March 31. Thanks. Alvin On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Alvin Chin <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Hi all, > > Please consider submitting a paper to the Modeling Social Media 2012 > workshop, co-located with Hypertext 2012 conference. > > Thanks. > > Alvin > MSM 2012 Workshop Co-chair > > > ** Please forward to anyone who might be interested ** > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > CALL FOR PAPERS > > 3rd International Workshop on Modeling Social Media > (MSM'2012) > *Collective Intelligence in Social Media* > http://www.kde.cs.uni-kassel.de/ws/msm2012/ > > 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. > > GOALS AND AUDIENCE > ================== > 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 OF INTEREST > ================== > 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 > > > WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS > =================== > * Alvin Chin, Nokia Research Center, Beijing, China > * Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany > * Denis Helic, Graz University of Technology, Austria > > > PROGRAM COMMITTEE > ================= > * 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 AND STYLE > ===================== > 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. > > > IMPORTANT DATES > =============== > * Submission Deadline: March 31, 2012 > * Notification of Acceptance: April 10, 2012 > * Final Papers Due: April 23, 2012 > * Workshop date: June 25, 2012 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). 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