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The 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks
Analysis and Mining
ASONAM 2017
Sydney, Australia
31 July -03 August 2017
http://asonam.cpsc.ucalgary.ca

Call for Papers

The study of social networks originated in the social science,
anthropology, and business communities. In recent years, social network
research has advanced significantly; the development of advanced techniques
for Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) has been highly influenced by
the internet, the social web, and other large-scale, socio-technical
infrastructures, which are widely analyzed using graph theory, statistics,
and data mining and machine learning techniques. People perceive the Web
increasingly as a social medium that fosters interaction among people,
sharing of experiences and knowledge, group activities, and community
formation and evolution. These trends have led to a rising prominence of
SNAM in academia, politics, homeland security, and business.

The international conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and
Mining (ASONAM 2017) will primarily provide an interdisciplinary venue that
will bring together practitioners and researchers from a variety of SNAM
fields to promote collaborations and exchange of ideas and practices.
ASONAM 2017 is intended to address important aspects with a specific focus
on the emerging trends and industry needs associated with social networking
analysis and mining. The conference solicits experimental and theoretical
works reporting original and unpublished research results on social network
analysis and mining along with their application to real life situations.
More specialized topics within ASONAM 2017 include, but are not limited to:

   - Accuracy of network data at scale
   - Analysis of covert networks, Dark Web
   - Anomaly detection in social network evolution
   - Application of social network analysis and mining
   - Community discovery and analysis in large scale online/offline social
   networks
   - Computational simulations and modeling
   - Crowd sourcing of network data generation and collection
   - Cyber anthropology
   - Data models for social networks and social media
   - Economics of transactions in networks
   - Ethics, privacy and security with network data collection and analysis
   - Evolution of communities/patterns on the Web and in large organizations
   - Impact of social networks on recommendations systems
   - Incorporating social information in query processing and query
   optimization
   - Influence of cultural aspects on the formation of communities
   - Information acquisition and establishment of social relations
   - Information diffusion
   - Large-scale graph algorithms for social network analysis
   - Migration between communities
   - Misbehavior detection in communities
   - Multi-actor/multiple-relationship networks
   - Network formation and evolution
   - Network visualization
   - Open source intelligence
   - Pattern presentation for end-users and experts
   - Personalization for search and for social interaction
   - Political impact of social network discovery
   - Privacy and security of social networks
   - Scalability of social networking/search algorithms
   - Social and cultural anthropology
   - Social geography and spatial networks
   - Statistical modeling of large networks
   - Trust in networks

To fully embrace the fast-growing and vigorously dynamic trend of social
networks and applications, ASONAM 2017 is eager to consider any
breakthroughs in social network analysis and mining in the broadest
possible sense.

General areas of interest to ASONAM 2017 include information science and
mathematics, communication studies, business and organizational studies,
sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and
medicine.
Submission

The papers will be reviewed and assessed by the program committee. Full
paper manuscripts must be in English with a length of 8 pages using the
IEEE two-column template. We solicit also short paper with a maximum length
of 4 pages. Submissions should include the title, author(s),
affiliation(s), e-mail address(es), and abstract on the first page.

EasyChair submission link: https://easychair.org/co
nferences/?conf=asonam2017

Papers will be accepted for the conference based on the reviewers' comments
on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of
presentation. A Best Paper Award ceremony will be organized at the banquet.
If the paper is accepted, the paper will appear in the proceedings of the
conference if one author presents the paper at the conference and at least
one author registers as a full conference participant.

Publications

Accepted and presented papers will be included in the ASONAM 2017
Conference Proceedings and forwarded for inclusion in IEEE Computer Society
Digital Library (CSDL), IEEE eXplore, and the ACM Digital Library. The
conference proceedings will be submitted for El indexing through INSPEC by
the IEEE.

If you have any questions on ASONAM 2017, please send email to asonam2017
(AT) gmail (dot) com.

Key Dates

Paper submission deadline
March 26, 2017 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)  -- (extended)


Notification of acceptance
May 12, 2017

Camera-ready papers due
June 23, 2017 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)

Conference events
31 July - 03 August, 2017

-- 
Assoc. Prof. Tansel Özyer
Department of Computer Engineering
TOBB ETU, Ankara Turkey
http://ozyer.etu.edu.tr

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