***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** CFP: SocialD@NetSci2013 - A conversation on social Dynamics When: June 4th Where: NetSci - Copenhagen Danemark How: Submit an abstract of no more than one page at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sociald2013 Instead of a series of research papers, this workshop will foster a dialogue around methodologies and best practices in computational social science. We ask participants to present a 5 minute overview of research, and then be prepared to discuss their ideas and experience around the practice of data-driven research in the social sciences. Understanding human behavior is one of the fundamental scientific challenges of our day, drawing on fields as diverse biology, economics, physics, and sociology. And the proliferation of passively-collected, longitudinal behavior -from sources such as online communities, offline purchases and cell phone calls, and international migrations- has opened a new vantage point on social dynamics. With this diversity of viewpoints, data, and practices, however, it is important for this nascent community to gather to discuss methodologies and best practices. The Social Dynamics workshop at NetSci 2013 aims to enable this dialogue. We are looking for participants to present a 5-minute overview of their work and driving methodological perspectives, in one of 4 themed sessions delving into the questions of how people connect, interact, exchange information, and form communities. Each session will include presentations and discussion led by panel members, but open to all workshop participants. Our goal is to foster this dialogue in the context of cutting-edge research around the theme of social dynamics. Panel themes and confirmed keynote participants A. Modeling human behavior: Aaron Clauset, Marta Gonzalez B. Economic behavior and networks: CÚsar Hidalgo C. Networked experiments and predictions: Lada Adamic, Sandy Pentland D. Spreading and social influence: Marcel Salathe, Sune Lehmann Organizers Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye (MIT) Coco Krumme (MIT) Chaoming Song (NEU) Dashun Wang (NEU) Submission Instructions We ask interested participants to submit an abstract of no more than one page, summarizing (1) research proposal for 5-minute talk (if interested in being part of a panel) and (2) perspectives on methodologies in the interdisciplinary field of social dynamics. Please submit via EasyChair by Friday April 12, 2013 _____________________________________________________________________ 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.