***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** [Our sincere apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement] -------------------******************************------------------- *** 4th International Conference on Behavioural, Economic, *** *** and Socio-Cultural Computing - 16-18 October, 2017 (BESC 2017) *** -------------------******************************------------------- SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS 4th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2017) will take place in AGH - University of Science and Technology - Krakow - POLAND, 16-18 October, 2017, http://www.besc-conf.org/2017 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 papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) services, e.g. EI, DBLP and Thomson Reuters (Web of Science). 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) Information Discovery and Delivery Journal (SSCl-Indexed). -------*****------ ** Place ** -------*****------ This edition of the conference takes place in Krakow, at the AGH University of Science and Technology. Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. The city is located in the southern part of Poland in the Lesser Poland region. The history of the city dates back to the 7th century. Since the Middle Ages Krakow had been the capital of the Polish state until the 17th century and has kept the character of a spiritual capital till the present day. Poland is a member of the European Union since May 2004 and Schengen Area since 2007. The AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH-UST) is one of the leading technical universities in Poland. The university was established on 20th October, 1919, and was formerly known as the University of Mining and Metallurgy. Being mainly a technical school, AGH serves science and industry through educating students, the development of academic staff, as well as research and development. ---------*****--------- ** Important Dates: ** ---------*****--------- Submissions Papers due: 29/05/2017 Notification due: 16/07/2017 Camera-ready due: 02/08/2017 Conference date: 16-18/10/2017 ---------*****---------- ** Areas of interest: ** ---------*****---------- * Behavioral and Economic Computing - Agent-based modeling - Artificial/experimental markets - Asset pricing - Computational finance - Financial crises - Monetary policy - Optimization - Volatility modeling - Evolutionary economics * 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 * 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 * 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 * 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 -------*****------- ** Submissions: ** -------*****------- All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance, originality, significance, and clarity. Papers must be submitted in PDF format through: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=besc2017 * All submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html * BESC2017 accepts scientific papers (6 pages), position papers (2 pages) and demo papers (2 pages) * Submission of a paper is 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. ----------*****----------- ** Organizing Committee ** ----------*****----------- ============ General Chair ============ - Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada ============ Conference Co-Chairs ============ - Jaroslaw Kozlak, Faculty of IET, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland - Klaus Mueller, Faculty of Humanities, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland ============ Program Committee Co-Chairs: ============ - Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France - JianBo Gao, Guangxi University, China ============ Steering Committee ============ - Guandong Xu, UTS, Australia - Huan Liu, Arizona State University, USA - Irwin King, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Wolfgang Nejdl, Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany - V.S. Subrahmanian, University of Maryland, USA - Leon Wang, National Kaohsiung University, Taiwan - Feiyue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China - Geun-Sik Jo, Inha University, South Korea - Longbing Cao, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia - Ee-Peng Lim, Singapore Management University, Singapore - Jian Cao, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China - Jie Wang, Stanford University, USA ============ Research Track Chairs ============ Behavioral and Economic Computing: - Herbert Dawid, Bielefeld, Germany - Jingjing Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia Digital Humanities: - Koraljka Golub, Linnaeus University, Sweden - Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia - Krzysztof Pietrowicz, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland Information Management and Systems: - Wu He, Old Dominion University, USA - Xitong Li, HEC Paris, France Social Computing and Applications: - Chris Kuhlman, Virginia Tech, USA - Anna Zygmunt, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics: - Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China - Eugenio Oliveira, University of Porto, Portugal ============ Applications Chairs ============ - Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain - Xin Li, iFlyTek, China ============ Special Session Chair ============ - I-Hsien (Derrick) Ting, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan ============ Publicity Chairs ============ - Shaowu Liu, UTS, Australia - Malgorzata Zabinska, AGH-UST Krakow, Poland, -------*****------- ** Contact Address ** -------*****------- Jaroslaw Kozlak Department of Computer Science Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications (IET), AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, POLAND e-mail: [log in to unmask] phone: +48 123283308 -------*****------- ** Organisers and Sponsorship: ** -------*****------- AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland UTS University of Technology, Sydney, Australia IEEE IEEE Computational Intelligence Society _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.