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------------------ FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
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Fifth International Workshop on Social Network Analysis
(ARS'15)

LARGE NETWORKS AND BIG DATA: NEW METHODOLOGICAL
CHALLENGES

April 29-30, 2015, Capri,
ITALY
http://www.ars15.unisa.it/

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IMPORTANT
DATES
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Title
and short abstract submission: Jan. 31, 2015
Notification of
acceptance: Feb. 28, 2015
Abstract Final Version: Mar. 31,
2015

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SCOPE
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Following
the four previous issues of the ARS workshop in Salerno, 
Naples and
Rome (http://www.ars15.unisa.it/past_ars) we are pleased to 
invite you
to submit a paper to the fifth issue of ARS that will be 
held in
Anacapri (Capri island) on April 29-30, 2015.

ARS?15 aims at presenting
the most relevant results and the most 
recent methodological
developments in dealing with LARGE NETWORK and 
BIG DATA.
The workshop
also aims to deepen existing scientific cooperation 
between social
network analysts, to establish new cooperation between 
researchers, and
to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for exchange of 
ideas
Papers of
interest including (but not limited to) the following topics 
are
solicited:
- Analysis of Large-Scale Networks
- Structural Large Network
Properties
- Community Detection and structure in Large Networks
-
Visualization of Large Networks
- Methodological problems in large
network studies
- Dynamics and evolution patterns of large networks
-
Big data storage, processing and network analysis
- Social network data
mining and analytics

Applications in several fields (Telecommunications
networks, 
Collaboration networks, Online Social Networks, Healthcare,
etc.) are 
also strongly encouraged.

For ARS'15, in addition to the
usual program of contributed talks, the 
Workshop will include a
selection of keynote talks from prominent 
researchers.
Building on
successes in previous years, ARS'15 will also hold a 
two-day short
course before the
Workshop.

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INSTRUCTIONS
FOR
AUTHORS:
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Detailed
submission instructions will be posted on Paper Submission 
page in due
time.

Authors are invited to submit short abstracts (max 500 words)
after 
the registration using the abstract submission
system:

http://www.ars15.unisa.it/submission

All submitted short
abstracts are subject to acceptance by the 
Scientific Program Committee
members. Accepted papers will be 
presented at the workshop as full
talks and possibly as poster 
presentations including a short
introductory talk. In the abstract 
submission procedure please check
off the appropriate box if you 
intend submit the paper for full talk or
for poster session.

At least one author must be registered and attend
the
conference.

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POST-PROCEEDINGS
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A
selection of original papers will be published in a volume edited by 
a
international publisher and/or in special issues of international

journals.

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CONTACT
INFORMATION:

Website http://www.ars15.unisa.it
Email:
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Giancarlo RAGOZINI
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Maria
Rosaria D'ESPOSITO
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Prof. Giancarlo Ragozini
Dipartimento di Scienze
Politiche
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
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- 80138 Napoli
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