***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Apologies for cross-postings ================================================================= CALL FOR PAPERS -------------------------------------------------------------- International Workshop on Social Personalization (SP'2014) http://columbus.exp.sis.pitt.edu/sp2014/ to be held on September 1st, 2014, Santiago, Chile co-located with ACM HT 2014 -------------------------------------------------------------- Important Dates: ** Submission Deadline: May 23rd 2014 (23:59 Chile Time) ** Notification of Acceptance: Jun 6, 2014 ** Final Papers Due: Jul 6, 2014 ** Workshop date: September 1, 2014 Workshop Organizers: Peter Brusilovsky (University of Pittsburgh, USA) Leandro Balby Marinho (Federal University of Campina Grande, Brasil) Denis Parra (Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Chile) Eliana Scheihing (Universidad Austral, Chile) Christoph Trattner (Know-Center, Austria) For the Social Personalization workshop, we aim to attract researchers from all over the world working in the fields of User Modeling, Personalization and Recommendations where the social context plays a fundamental role. This topic is important because it involves leveraging new sources of information that are specific for social systems such as shared items and tags, user public profiles, social connections, and logs of user social activities in order to improve people's information access in a wide variety of tasks and across different devices. These social information sources offer social personalization systems a chance to compensate for the lack of information and structure that is used by traditional personalization technologies ranging from recommender systems to E-learning. Thus, we invite submissions which may include the following topics, but are not limited to: * novel approaches for social personalization in recommender systems * novel approaches on personalized social collaboration * novel approaches on social linking * novel methods for social search and navigation * novel methods for social predictive models * novel social methods for information visualization and display * applications of the aforementioned topics to diverse domains (education, smart cities, music, etc.) * any other methods that exploit new forms of social data for personalization The goal of this workshop is to share and discuss research that goes hopefully beyond classic personalization techniques, trying to capitalise potentially useful information available in social data for paving the way to more efficient personalized information access technologies. Submissions: We solicit posters (1-2 pages) and research papers (4-6 pages), both in the ACM conference paper style. Papers should be submitted in EasyChair to https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sp2014 Program Committee: Nazareno Andrade, University of Campina Grande, Brazil Jussara Almeida, University of Minas Gerais, Brazil Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany Alejandro Bellogin, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain Shlomo Berkovsky, NICTA, AU Anmol Bhasin, LinkedIn, USA Danny Bickson, GraphLab, USA Steven Bourke, UCD, Ireland Robin Burke, de Paul, USA Ed Chi, Google, USA Alvin Chin, Nokia, China Vania Dimitrova, University of Leeds, UK Lucas Drumond, University Hildesheim, Germany Alexander Felfernig, TU-Graz, Austria Zeno Gantner, Nokia, Germany Ruth Garcia, Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain Ido Guy, IBM Research, Israel Eelco Herder, L3S, Germany Andreas Hotho, University of Würzburg, Germany Geert-Jan Houben, TU-Delft, Netherlands Sharon Hsiao, Columbia University, USA Bart Knijnenburg, University of California Irvine, USA Milos Kravcik, RWTH Aachen, Germany Mounia Lalmas, Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain Neal Lathia, Cambridge University, UK Tobias Ley, Tallinn University, Estonia Alan Said, TU-Delft, NL Shaghayegh Sahebi, University of Pittsburgh, USA Eduardo Veas, Know-Center, Austria Katrien Verbert, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Tao Ye, Pandora, USA Arkaitz Zubiaga, New York City University, USA Submission category: innovative research ideas, preliminary results, system prototypes or industry showcases. Link or demo in attachment are preferred. Submission guidelines: All submitted papers must * be written in English; * contain author names, affiliations, and email addresses; * be formatted according to the ACM SIG Proceedings template ( http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates) with a font size no smaller than 9pt; * be in PDF (make sure that the PDF can be viewed on any platform), and formatted for US Letter size; Proceedings: All accepted papers will be included in the workshop proceedings and will be published in the Extended Proceedings of ACM Hypertext 2014. It is the authors' responsibility to ensure that their submissions adhere strictly to the required format. Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be rejected without review. All submissions must be entered into the reviewing system: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sp2014 Contact: [log in to unmask] Follow us on: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1395906184019635/ Twitter https://twitter.com/sp_workshop ================================================================= Denis Parra Assistant Professor, CS department School of Engineering, PUC CHile http://denisparra.github.io _____________________________________________________________________ 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.