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The 3rd International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing

URL: http://besc-conf.org/2016
Submission System: https://easychair.org/conferences?conf=besc2016


All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other
Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference
will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals,
including:

1) World Wide Web Journal (Springer)
2) Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer)
3) Interlending & Document Supply (SSCI-Indexed)

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Important Dates
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Paper Submission Due:      15/07/2016 (Extended)
Author Notification Due:   15/08/2016
Camera Ready Due:          01/09/2016
Conference date:           11-13/11/2016

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Conference Scope
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The 3rd International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2016)
will take place in Hilton Gardon Inn, South Point, Durham, NC, USA, 11-13 November, 2016.

BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining,
artificial intelligence, 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.

All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and
Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for
extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, including:

1) World Wide Web Journal (Springer)
2) Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer)
3) Interlending & Document Supply (SSCI-Indexed)

The conference committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research and application-oriented
papers on any below areas/tracks.


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Topics of Interest
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Papers are invited in the areas below, but do not exclude research in the general areas of the topic headings.

(1) Social Computing and Applications
- Social behavior
- Social network analysis
- Semantic web
- Collective intelligence
- Security, privacy, trust in social contexts
- Social commerce and related applications
- Social recommendation
- Social data mining

(2) Behavioral and Economic Computing
- Agent-based modeling
- Artificial/experimental markets
- Asset pricing
- Computational finance
- Financial crises
- Monetary policy
- Optimization
- Volatility modeling
- Evolutionary economics

(3) 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

(4) Digital Humanities
- Digital media
- Digital humanities
- Digital games and learning
- Digital footprints and privacy
- Twitter histories creation
- Crowd dynamics
- Digital arts
- Digital healthcare
- Mobile technologies
- Activity streams and experience design

(5) User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics
- Personalization for individuals, groups and populations
- Large scale personalization, adaptation and recommendation
- Web dynamics and personalization
- Privacy, perceived security and trust


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Paper Submissions
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All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to
BESC 2016, originality, significance and clarity. Please note:

- All submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from
   http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
- All papers must be submitted electronically through the paper submission system in PDF format only,
   BESC2016 accepts scientific papers (6 pages), short papers (2 pages) and demo papers (2 pages).
- Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are
   simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.
- Papers must be clearly submitted in English and will be selected based on their originality, timeliness,
   significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.
- Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted,
   at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

Paper submission system is available at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=besc2016


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Organizers
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General Chair
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- Paul Wang, Duke University, USA

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Conference Chair
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- Leon S.L. Wang, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Program Committee Co-chairs
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- Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia
- Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France

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Sponsorship Chair
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- Guandong Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

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Track Chairs
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Social Computing and Applications:
 - Jaroslaw Kozlak, University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland

Behavioral and Economic Computing:
 - Herbert Dawid, Bielefeld University, Germany

Information Management and Systems:
 - Wu HE, Old Dominion University, USA

Digital Humanities:
 - JianBo Gao, Guangxi University, China
- Ziqian Dong, NYIT, USA
- Yang Zhao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Changxiu Cheng, Beijing Normal University, China

User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics:
- Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China

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Industry Chair
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- Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA
- Xin Li, iFlyTek Research, China


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Special Sesssion Chair
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- I-HSIEN TING, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Publication Chair
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- Guanfeng Liu, Soochow University, China

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Publicity Chair
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- Shaowu Liu, Deakin University, Australia
- Jie Kong, Xi'an Shiyou University, China
- Frank Jiang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia


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