***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** [Apologies if you receive this more than once] Due to a number of requests, the paper submission deadline has been extended to 8 JULY 2015 (New Deadline) ================================================================== Call for Papers The Second International Conference on Behavioral, Economic and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC 2015) October 30 -- November 1, 2015, Nanjing, China Website: http://besc2015.njue.edu.cn/ ================================================================== The 2nd International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2015) will take place in Nanjing, October 30 - November 1, 2015. BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining, statistics and analytics, business and marketing, finance and politics, and behavioral, economic, social and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions. BESC is technically sponsored by IEEE CIS and SIGKDD. All accepted conference papers will be published by IEEE and included in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and EI Compendex. Authors of high-quality papers will be invited to submit revised and expanded version of their papers to be considered for publication in a special issues on - World Wide Web Journal (SCI-indexed) - Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering (SCI-indexed) - Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer) - Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review (Springer) - Data Science and Deep Analytics (Springer, forthcoming) We call for papers on any topics of advanced data mining and applications, including but not limited to: - Social Computing and Applications: social behavior; social network analysis and mining; semantic web; social intelligence; security, privacy, trust and cryptography in social contexts; social commerce and related applications; social recommendation; data mining. - Behavioral and Economic Computing: agent-based modeling; artificial/experimental markets; asset pricing; computational finance; financial crises; monetary policy; optimization; volatility modeling; evolutionary economics. - Information Management and Systems: decision analytics; e-business; societal impacts of IS; human behavior and IS; IS in healthcare; IS security and privacy; IS strategy, structure and organizational impacts; service science and IS. - Digital Humanities: digital media; digital humanities; digital games and learning; digital footprints and privacy; Twitter histories creation; crowd dynamics; digital arts; mobile technologies; activity streams and experience design. New Important Dates - Research Paper Submission: 8 July 2015 - Paper Notification of Acceptance: 16 August 2015 - Camera -ready:: 30 August 2015 - Registration: 10 September, 2015 Organizing Committee Honorary Chairs: Masaru Kitsuregawa, University of Tokyo, Japan Longbing Cao, University of Technology, Australia General Chairs: Irwin King, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Jie Cao, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China Program Committee Chairs: Shu-Heng Chen, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France Junjie Wu, Beihang University, China Michael Gavin, University of South Carolina, USA Special Session Chairs: Xiaohui Tao, University of Southern Queensland, Australia Antoaneta Serguieva, University College London, UK Tutorial & Panel Chairs: Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia Geun-Sik Jo, Inha University, South Korea Industry Forum Chair: Jie Wang, Stanford University, USA Sponsorship Chair: Guandong Xu, University of Technology, Australia BESC Liaison: Jian Cao, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China Local Arrangement Chair: Zhiang Wu, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China Publicity Chairs: Frank Jiang, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Fang Dong, Southeast University, China Lin Li, Wuhan University of Technology, China Registration Chair: Changjian Fang, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China Publication Chair: Zhan Bu, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China Steering Committee: Huan Liu, Arizona State University, USA Irwin King, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Wolfgang Nejdl, Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany V.S. 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