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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics 25-27 November 2013, Kyoto, JAPAN

http://www.socinfo2013.org

(SocInfo2013)

The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2013) is an interdisciplinary 
venue for researchers from informatics and the social & management sciences to come together to 
ideas and opinions, and to present original research work. The goal is to create an opportunity 
for the dissemination of knowledge between the two communities, as well as to enable mutual 
critical discussion of current research.
 
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Keynote Speakers:
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Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
Yoshiyuki Hashimoto (University of Tokyo)
Irwin King (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
 
Co-located Events:
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TUTORIAL:
 
Towards a Spatial and Temporal Representation of Social Processes by Christophe Claramunt (Naval 
Academy Research Institute, France)
 
 
WORKSHOPS:
 
1st Workshop on Quality, Motivation and Coordination of open Collaboration (QMC 2013) 
( http://qmc2013.socinfo.eu/ )
 
1st International Workshop on Histoinformatics ( http://www.histoinformatics.org )
 
 
Accepted Papers:
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FULL PAPERS:
 
Modeling Analogies for Human-Centered Information Systems
Christoph Lofi and Christian Nieke
 
Resilience of Social Networks Under Different Attack Strategies
Mohammad Ayub Latif, Muhammad Naveed and Faraz Zaidi
 
Follow My Friends This Friday! An Analysis of Human-generated Friendship Recommendations
Ruth Garcia Gavilanes, Neil O_fHare, Luca Maria Aiello and Alejandro Jaimes
 
A Divide-and-Conquer Approach for Crowdsourced Data Enumeration
Hideto Aoki and Atsuyuki Morishima
 
Passive Participation in Communities of Practice: Scope and Motivations
Azi Lev-On and Odelia Adler
 
An Ontology-based Approach to Sentiment Classification of Mixed Opinions in Online Restaurant 
Reviews
Hea-Jin Kim and Min Song
 
Automating Credibility Assessment of Arabic News
Mohamed Hammad and Elsayed Hemayed
 
The Study of Social Mechanisms of Organization, Boundary Capabilities, and Information System
Shiuann-Shuoh Chen, Pei-Yi Chen, Yu Min and Yu-Wei Chuang
 
Predicting User_fs Political Party using Ideological Stances
Swapna Gottipati, Minghui Qiu, Liu Yang, Feida Zhu and Jing Jiang
 
A Fast Method for Detecting Communities from Tripartite Networks
Kyohei Ikematsu and Tsuyoshi Murata
 
Information vs Interaction: An Alternative User Ranking Model for Social Networks
Wei Xie, Ai Phuong Hoang, Feida Zhu and Ee-Peng Lim
 
Feature Extraction and Summarization of Recipes using Flow Graph
Yoko Yamakata, Shinji Imahori, Yuichi Sugiyama, Shinsuke Mori and Katsumi Tanaka
 
Unsupervised Opinion Targets Expansion and Modification Relation Identification for Microblog 
Sentiment Analysis
Jenq-Haur Wang and Ting-Wei Yeh
 
An Ontology-based Technique for Online Profile Resolution
Keith Cortis, Simon Scerri, Ismael Rivera and Siegfried Handschuh
 
The Three Dimensions of Social Prominence
Diego Pennacchioli, Giulio Rossetti, Luca Pappalardo, Fosca Giannotti, Dino Pedreschi and Michele 
Coscia
 
Automatic Thematic Content Analysis: Finding Frames in News
Daan Odijk, Bjorn Burscher, Rens Vliegenthart and Maarten de Rijke
 
Optimal scales in weighted networks
Diego Garlaschelli, Sebastian E. Ahnert, Thomas M. A. Fink and Guido Caldarelli
 
Diversity-Based HITS: Web Page Ranking by Referrer and Referral Diversity
Yoshiyuki Shoji and Katsumi Tanaka
 
The Babel of Software Development: Linguistic Diversity in Open Source
Bogdan Vasilescu, Alexander Serebrenik and Mark G. J. van den Brand
 
Using and Asking: APIs Used in the Android Market and Asked About in StackOverflow
David Kavaler, Daryl Posnett, Clint Gibler, Hao Chen, Premkumar Devanbu and Vladimir Filkov
 
Social-Urban Neighborhood Search based on Crowd Footprints Network
Shoko Wakamiya, Ryong Lee and Kazutoshi Sumiya
 
A Notification-centric Mobile Interaction Survey and Framework
Jonas Elslander and Katsumi Tanaka
 
Social Sensing for Urban Crisis Management: The Case of Singapore Haze
Philips Kokoh Prasetyo, Ming Gao, Ee-Peng Lim and Christie Napa Scollon
 
 
SHORT PAPERS:
 
Changing with Time: Modelling and Detecting User Lifecycle Periods in Online Community Platforms
Matthew Rowe
 
A Novel Social Event Recommendation Method Based on Social and Collaborative Friendships
Yu-Chun Sun and Chien Chin Chen
 
Factors that Influence Social Networking Service Private Information Disclosure at Diverse Openness and Scopes
Basilisa Mvungi and Mizuho Iwaihara
 
An Approach to Building High-Quality Tag Hierarchies from Crowdsourced Taxonomic Tag Pairs
Fahad Almoqhim, David E. Millard and Nigel Shadbolt
 
Polarity Detection of Foursquare Tips
Felipe Moraes, Marisa Vasconcelos, Patrick Prado, Daniel Dalip, Jussara Almeida and Marcos Goncalves
 
Predicting Social Density in Mass Events to Prevent Crowd Disasters
Bernhard Anzengruber, Danilo Pianini, Jussi Nieminen and Alois Ferscha
 
Modeling Social Capital of Bureaucratic Hierarchy for Analyzing Promotion Decisions
Jyi-Shane Liu, Zhuan-Yao Lin and Ke-Chih Ning
 
The estimation of aNobii users_f reading diversity using book co-ownership data: a social analytical approach
Muhchyun Tang, Yi-Ling Ke and Yi-Jin Sie
 
Aspects of Rumor Spreading on a Microblog Network
Sejeong Kwon, Meeyoung Cha, Kyomin Jung, Wei Chen and Yajun Wang
 
Traffic Condition is More than Colored Lines on a Map: Characterization of Waze Alerts
Thiago H. Silva, Pedro Olmo Vaz de Melo, Aline Carneiro Viana, Jussara M. Almeida, Juliana Salles 
and Antonio A. F. Loureiro
 
Why Do I Retweet It? An Information Propagation Model for Microblogs
Fabio Pezzoni, Jisun An, Andrea Passarella, Jon Crowcroft and Marco Conti
 
Society as a Life Teacher ? Automatic Recognition of Instincts Underneath Human Actions by Using Blog Corpus
Rafal Rzepka and Kenji Araki
 
Temporal, cultural and thematic aspects of web credibility
Radoslaw Nielek, Aleksander Wawer, Michal Jakowski-Lorek and Adam Wierzbicki
 
How do Students Search during Class and Homework? A query log analysis for academic purposes
Rafael Lopez-Garcia, Makoto P. Kato, Yoko Yamakata and Katsumi
 
On Constrained Adding Friends in Social Networks
Hoang Bao Thien and Abdessamad Imine
 
 
DEMO PAPERS:
 
Metro: Exploring Participation in Public Events
Luca Chiarandini, Luca Maria Aiello, Neil O_fHare and Alejandro Jaimes
 
Social Listening for Customer Acquisition
Juan Du, Biying Tan, Feida Zhu and Ee-Peng Lim
 
Pilot Study toward realizing Social Effect in O2O Commerce Services
Tse-Ming Tsai, Ping-Che Yang and Wen-Nan Wang
 
 
 
Organizing Committee:
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General Co-Chairs:
-  Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University, Japan)
-  Andrew Flanagin (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
 
Program Co-Chairs:
-  Ee Peng Lim (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
-  Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University, Japan)
-  Ying Ding (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA)
-  Asako Miura (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan)
-  Keishi Tajima (Kyoto University, Japan)
 
Workshop/Tutorial Co-Chairs:
-  Akiyo Nadamoto (Konan University, Japan)
-  Jochen Leidner (Thomson Reuters, Switzerland)
 
Demo Co-Chairs:
-  Taro Tezuka (Tsukuba University, Japan)
-  Gael Dias (Normandie University, Caen, France)
 
Publicity Co-Chairs:
-  Yoshinori Hijikata (Osaka University, Japan)
-  Antoine Doucet (Normandie University, Caen, France)
-  Ricardo Campos (Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, Portugal)
-  Goh Hoe Lian Dion (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
-  Atsuyuki Morishima (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
-  Leonard Bolc (Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Poland)
 
Treasurers:
-  Chair: Kazutoshi Sumiya (University of Hyogo, Japan)
-  Hiroaki Ohshima (Kyoto University, Japan)
-  Daisuke Kitayama (Kogakuin University, Japan)
 
Web Chair:
-  Makoto P. Kato (Kyoto University, Japan)
 
Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:
-  Takehiro Yamamoto (Kyoto University, Japan)
-  Toshiyuki Shimizu (Kyoto University, Japan)