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NetSci’15 Satellite Workshop “Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science” (LC2S2)

please consider submitting an abstract (1 page max) to the LC2S2 satellite workshop, collocated with NetSci’15, to be held in Zaragoza, Spain, on June 2nd, 2015.

Invited speakers:

Noshir Contractor - Northwestern University, USA
Sandra González-Bailón - University of Pennsylvania, USA
Nicola Perra - Northeastern University, USA
Jose Ramasco - IFISC, Spain


- Social simulation: cultural, opinion, and normative dynamics
- Social influence, public attention and popularity dynamics
- Structure and dynamics of multiplexed social systems
- Interdependent social contagion process: models and mechanisms
- Online communication: Temporal and geographical patterns of information diffusion
- Online socio-political mobilisations, collective action, social movements
- Event modelling, tracking and forecasting in social media
- Peer-production and collaborative knowledge creation
- Crowd-sourcing; herding behaviour vs. wisdom of crowds
- E-democracy and online government-citizen interaction
- User-information interplay: information ecosystems
- Group formation, community detection and dynamic community structure analysis
- Empirical calibration and validation of agent-based social models
- Science of science and scientometric modelling
- Online experiments and data-driven models of social phenomena

Submission deadline: April 15th, 2015

More information on the Call for Participation at the event’s website:

Javier Borge-Holthoefer - Qatar Computing Research Institute
on behalf of the Organizing Committee

Timoteo Carletti - naXys, University of Namur, Belgium
Floriana Gargiulo - naXys, University of Namur, Belgium
Márton Karsai - ENS de Lyon, INRIA, France
Taha Yasseri - Oxford Internet Institute, UK
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