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*The Fourth International Workshop on Online Social Networks Technologies
(OSNT-2018)*

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*in conjunction with*

*The Fifth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management
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* Valencia, Spain. October 15-18, 2018*



The explosion of the Internet helps the social networking concept to become
real, and to be a tool to connect people worldwide in ways that were
previously impossible. The Internet’s first generation (Web 1.0) consisted
of static pages instead of dynamic HTML, and the presented content to the
user is served from a server's file system instead of a Relational Database
Management System (RDBMS). The second generation (Web 2.0) encouraged users
to share information and interact and collaborate with each other by
posting their user-generated contents in virtual communities. The
development of Web 2.0 allowed many new social networking sites to flourish
such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google Plus+, Tumblr,
Instagram, VK, Flickr, Vine, and many others. Such Online Social Networks
(OSN) provide a wealth of raw data that is invaluable to governments,
companies, universities, etc. The large scale of such networks presents a
challenge to providers just to keep them running smoothly. It also presents
a challenge to researchers wanting to analyze the data collected from such
networks. These challenges contributed to the rise of important of
important fields such as big data. The objective of this workshop is to
provide general guidelines on the current and future trends in online
social network technologies. Authors are encouraged to submit their
original work, which is not submitted elsewhere, to this workshop.

*Topics of interest *
==============
Authors are encouraged to submit their original work, which is not
submitted elsewhere, to this workshop. The topics of the workshop include
but not limited to:

   -     Social network analysis (SNA)
   -     Online Social Networks Mining
   -     Security in Online Social Networks
   -     Architecture and growth of Online Social Networks
   -     Social networks visualization and large scale data representation
   -     Online Social Networks and Big Data
   -     Online Social Networks and SNA tools and services on the Cloud
   -     Location-based OSN and other geographical aspects of OSN
   -     Society Impact of Online Social Networks
   -     Community formation, analysis and detection in Online Social
   Networks
   -     Anomaly detection in Online Social Networks evolution
   - Recommender systems and Online Social Networks
   - Emerging technologies in Big Data and Social Networking
   - Management Issues of Social Network Big Data
   - Security challenges in Big Data and Social networks
   - Social Network and Big Data Analytics
   - Network Infrastructure for Social Networking and Big Data
   - Social Networks Monitoring Tools as a Service
   - Cloud Computing for Big Data and Social Networks
   - Social network data analysis tools and services on the Cloud
   - Case studies

*Paper Submission : *
=============

Authors are requested to submit papers reporting original research results
and experience. The page limit for full papers is 6 pages. Papers should be
prepared using IEEE two-column template.



IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines are available at: IEEE
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Papers should be submitted as PDF files via the EasyChair: EasyChair Link
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Submitted research papers may not overlap with papers that have already
been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a
conference. All papers accepted for this conference are peer-reviewed and
are to be published in the SNAMS conference proceedings and will be
submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

*Important Dates : *
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*Full Paper Submission:*  July 15, 2018
*Notification of Decision:*  August 25th, 2018
*Camera-Ready and Registration :* September 5th, 2018

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