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The International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), now
in its seventh year, is a premier venue for social scientists and computer
scientists to gather and discuss cutting-edge research in social media,
with work drawing upon network science, machine learning, computational
linguistics, sociology and communication. ICWSM will take place on the MIT
campus in Cambridge, MA on July 8th-10th, 2013 with tutorials and workshops
following on July 11th, 2013.

Registration is now open! Early bird registration is available through May

AAAI has reserved a block of rooms at reduced conference rates at five
nearby hotels, as well as on-campus accommodations at MIT:

The conference program is available here Session topics include Health,
Political Polarization, Self-censorship and Disinhibition, Gender and
Social Media, and many others.

This year ICWSM features two exciting keynotes:

David Lazer of Northeastern University will talk about the “The challenges
and opportunities in bridging computer science and social science in
studying social media.”

 Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg of Google will talk about
“Visualizing Social Weather and Climate.”

ICWSM will also offer tutorials and workshops focused on topics related to
social media analysis, data collection methods, crisis response, citizen
science, online social network analysis, behavioral mining, social
computing in the workforce, social media visualization, and personality

Come join us in Boston this July!

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