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Dear Colleagues,

I hope that this will be of your interest.

Best regards

On the behalf of LOC
Giancarlo Ragozini

Apologies for cross-posting


   FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

We are pleased to announce the Sixth International Workshop on Social
Network Analysis ARS'17 which will take place on May, 15-17 in Naples,
Italy.
    
   http://www.ars17.unisa.it/

IMPORTANT DATES
FOR INVITED SPEAKERS 
TItle and short abstract                     March 19, 2017

FOR CONTRIBUTED SPEAKERS
Title and short abstract submission     January 15, 2017
Notification of acceptance                  February 19, 2017
Abstract Final Version                        March 19, 2017

 
ABOUT 
ARS'17 is the sixth of a successful series. It aims at presenting the
most relevant results and the most recent methodological developments in
Social Network Research.

INVITED SPEAKERS
Vladimir Batagelj – /University of Ljubljana/
Elisa Bellotti – /University of Manchester/
Ulrich Brandes – /University of Konstanz/
Patrick Doreian – /University of Pittsburgh and University of Ljubljana/
Martin Everett – /University of Manchester/
Katherine Faust – /University of California, Irvine/
Anuska Ferligoj – /University of Ljubljana/
Rosa Figueiredo – /Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse/
Johan Koskinen – /University of Manchester/
Emmanuel Lazega – /Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)/
Tom Snijders – /University of Groningen and University of Oxford/
Fabien Tarissan – /CNRS France and/ /ISP - Ecole Normale Supérieure de
Cachan/
Vincent Traag – /CWTS, Leiden University/
Aleš Žiberna – /University of Ljubljana/
 

CALL FOR ABSTRACT AND POSTERS
 The workshop aims:
- to cover more of Social Network Analysis themes including application to
different areas;
- to deepen existing scientific cooperation between social network
analysts;
- to establish new cooperation between researchers;
- to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for exchange of ideas;
- to provide Ph.D. students and young researchers in the field of social
network analysis with a forum for presenting their innovative work.

ARS'17 Scientific Committee  invites anybody with an interest in the
themes of the conference or related ones to submit a paper to the
workshop.
The papers may include the following topics though not limited to them:


   *                            Clustering on networks: community detection,
blockmodeling
   *                            Collaboration networks 
   *                            Complex networks, Multiplex networks,
Multilevel networks
   *                            Cultural networks 
   *                            Dynamics and evolution patterns of large and
complex networks
   *                            Economic and geographic networks
   *                            Issues in data collection 
   *                            Knowledge and innovation networks 
   *                            Methods for social and media analysis 
   *                            Models for network data 
   *                            Network analysis in human and social
sciences 
   *                            Network visualization 
   *                            Political networks 
   *                            Social movements and civic organization
networks
   *                            Statistical methods for network analysis  
   *                            Trade networks

                       The /YoungARS /[1]group invites graduate and PhD
students to submit a poster according to the paper submission deadlines.
Accepted posters will be included into the "speed poster session",
a lightning talk to promote posters during the conference. They will
also be enrolled into the competition for the Best Poster Award.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
Follow the abstract submission system:
http://www.ars17.unisa.it/submission
 

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS


   *                        SHORT COURSE
A short course on "Multilevel longitudinal network analysis" will be
offered on May 15. The course will be taught by Tom Snijders, Oxford
University. Details are at http://www.ars17.unisa.it/shortcourse
 
   *                        PUBLICATIONS
- a selection of original papers will be published in a volume edited by
an international publisher and/or in special issues of international
journals

- extended papers based on the Poster Track organized by the /YoungARS/
group will be encouraged to be submitted to the special issue of the
Italian Journal of Applied Statistics:
"Analysing Social Networks: Methods and Applications" - guest editors: A.
Ferligoj, M.P. Vitale, D. De Stefano and L. Kronegger
More information on the speed poster session and the special issue will be
provided to the authors of the accepted submissions.

                        

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
For a complete list of committees please visit
http://www.unisa.it/centri_e_vari/ars17/committees

CONTACT INFORMATION
Website http://www.ars17.unisa.it
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Giancarlo RAGOZINI
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Maria Rosaria D'ESPOSITO
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Link:
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[1] http://www.ars17.unisa.it/young_ars

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