***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Call For Papers: NETWORK ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA 48th HAWAII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEM SCIENCES (HICSS) Minitrack: Network Analysis of Social and Digital Media Track: Digital and Social Media http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/hicss_48/apahome48.htm Conference: JANUARY 5-8, 2015 Grand Hyatt <http://kauai.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html>, Kauai, Hawaii Papers due by JUNE 15, 2014 MINITRACK: NETWORK ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA Network science focuses on the structure of systems and how the components of a system come together, expressed as patterns or regularities in relationships among interacting units. Network analysis reveals the underlying structure and the dynamic interactions among system components. Network science and the development of digital and social media have co-evolved as catalysts of each other’s advancement, and the increased use of social and digital media provides scientists with a wealth of precise and novel data. We welcome submissions that represent insightful ways that network analysis can be used to better understand social and digital media. Both methodologically and theoretically driven papers are encouraged, as well as empirical research (e.g. telecommunication, health, website specific, international) that push the boundaries of network science as applied to social and digital media. Forward-thinking and boundary-spanning forms of research including, but not limited to, the study of multi-level, localized and ego-centric networks are particularly welcome. MINITRACK ORGANIZERS Devan Rosen, Ithaca College, [log in to unmask] George A. Barnett, UC Davis, [log in to unmask] IMPORTANT 2014 DEADLINES FOR AUTHORS - June 15 - Submit full manuscripts for review as instructed on the HICSS website <http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/hicss_48/apahome48.htm>. - Aug 15 - Review System emails Acceptance Notices to authors. - Sept 15 - SUBMIT FINAL PAPER. - Oct 1 - Early Registration fee deadline. - Oct 15 - Papers without at least one paid-in-full registered author may be deleted from the Proceedings and not scheduled for presentation; authors will be so notified by the Conference Office. ABOUT HICSS Now in its 48th year, the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) is one of the longest-standing continuously running scientific conferences. This conference brings together researchers in an aloha-friendly atmosphere conducive to free exchange of scientific ideas. Unique characteristics of the conference include: · A matrix structure of tracks and themes that enables research on a rich mixture of computer-based applications and technologies. · Three days of research paper presentations and discussions in a workshop setting that promotes interaction leading to additional research. · A full day of Symposia, Workshops, and Tutorials. See Program Components for additional detail. · A truly international experience with participants usually from over 40 countries, (approximately 50% non-US). · Papers published in the Proceedings by the IEEE Computer Society Press and carried in the IEEE digital library Xplore. Access to HICSS papers is in the top 2% of IEEE Conferences. · Paper presentations and discussions which frequently lead to revised and extended papers that are published in journals, books, and special issues. · A keynote address and distinguished lecture which explore particularly relevant topics and concepts. · Best Paper Awards in each track which recognize superior research performance. **HICSS is the #1 IS conference in terms of citations as recorded by Google Scholar.** Recent research that shows HICSS ranked second in citation ranking among 18 Information Systems (IS) conferences, ranked third in value to the MIS field among 13 Management Information Systems (MIS) conferences, and ranked second in conference rating among 11 IS conferences. See References <http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/references.htm>. _____________________________________________________________________ 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.