***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEBLOGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA The International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) is a unique forum that brings together researchers from the disciplines of computer science, linguistics, communication, and the social sciences. The broad goal of ICWSM is to increase understanding of social media in all its incarnations. Submissions describing research that blends social science and computational approaches are especially encouraged. ***Please note a new option for social science papers below (new for 2013). UPCOMING DEADLINES ====== Abstracts for Papers, Posters, and Demos Due: February 11, 2013 Full Papers, Posters, and Demos Due: February 15, 2013 http://www.icwsm.org/2013/submitting/call-for-papers/ http://www.icwsm.org/2013/submitting/demos/ Workshop Proposals Due: January 9, 2013 http://www.icwsm.org/2013/submitting/workshops/ Tutorials Due: January 15, 2013 http://www.icwsm.org/2013/submitting/tutorials/ PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINE ====== Full paper format: Full paper submissions to ICWSM are recommended to be 8 pages long, and must be at most 10 pages long, including figures and citations. The final camera-ready length (between 8-10 pages) for each full paper in the proceedings will be at the discretion of the program chairs. All papers must be follow AAAI formatting guidelines. Poster paper format: Poster paper submissions to ICWSM must be 4 pages long, including figures and citations. All papers must be follow AAAI formatting guidelines. Anonymity: Paper submissions to ICWSM must be anonymized. ***(New in 2013) Social sciences papers with optional publication: For researchers in the social sciences who wish to submit full papers without publication in the conference proceedings, we have available the option of submitting to a new ‘social sciences’ track at ICWSM-13. While papers in this track will not published, we expect the submissions will represent high-quality, completed work. Papers accepted to this track will be full presentations, integrated with the conference, but will be published only as abstracts in the conference proceedings. DISCIPLINES ===== Computational linguistics/NLP Text mining/data mining Psychology Sociology (including social network analysis) Communication Anthropology Media studies Visualization Political science Computational social science HCI Economics Graph theory, concrete analysis and simulation of graphical models TOPICS INCLUDE ===== Psychological, personality-based and ethnographic studies of social media Analyzing the relationship between social media and mainstream media Qualitative and quantitative studies of social media Centrality/influence of social media publications and authors Ranking/relevance of blogs and microblogs; web page ranking based on blogs and microblogs Social network analysis; communities identification; expertise and authority discovery; collaborative filtering Trust; reputation; recommendation systems Human computer interaction; social media tools; navigation and visualization Subjectivity in textual data; sentiment analysis; polarity/opinion identification and extraction Text categorization; topic recognition; demographic/gender/age identification Trend identification and tracking; time series forecasting; measuring predictability of phenomena based on social media New social media applications; interfaces; interaction techniques Social innovation and effecting change through social media ORGANISATION ===== General Chair Emre Kiciman, Microsoft Research Program Co-Chairs Nicole Ellison, Michigan State University Bernie Hogan, Oxford Internet Institute Paul Resnick, University of Michigan Ian Soboroff, National Institute of Standards and Technology Data Chair Derek Ruths, McGill University Demos Co-Chairs Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Microsoft Research Karrie Karahalios, UIUC Social Media / Publicity Chair Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck, University of Michigan Tutorials Co-Chair Lee Humphreys, Cornell University Raquel Recuero, Universidade Católica De Pelotas Winter Mason, Stevens Institute Workshops Chair Daniele Quercia, Yahoo! Labs Barcelona _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.