Program

Program

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See the workshops page for an overview of the workshops. The presentations in the Presentations Sessions and Panel Sessions are shown below.

Presentation Sessions

6/22/12 2:45-4:25 Presentation Session 1: Social Networking and Friendships

  • Lujun Fang, Alex Fabrikant and Kristen Lefevre. Look Who I Found: Understanding the Effects of Sharing Curated Friend Groups
  • Kerstin Bischoff. We Love Rock ’n’ Roll: Analyzing and Predicting Friendship Links in Last.fm
  • Daniele Quercia, Mansoureh Bodaghi and Jon Crowcroft. Loosing “Friends” on Facebook
  • Yoram Bachrach, Michal Kosinski and Thore Graepel. Personality and Patterns of Facebook Usage

6/23/12 10:00-12:05 Presentation Session 2: Methods & Applications I

  • Clare J. Hooper and Alan Dix. Web Science and Human-Computer Interaction: When Disciplines Collide
  • Giorgos Cheliotis, Xuesong Lu and Stephane Bressan. A comment on the power and validity of big data sourced from the web
  • Terhi Nurmikko, Jacob Dahl, Nicholas Gibbins and Graeme Earl. Citizen Science for Cuneiform Studies
  • Doron Goldfarb, Max Arends, Josef Froschauer and Dieter Merkl. Art History on Wikipedia, a Macroscopic Observation
  • David Fuhry, Yiye Ruan and Srinivasan Parthasarathy. Local/Global Term Analysis for Discovering Community Differences in Social Networks

6/23/12 2:45-4:25 Presentation Session 3: Social Networking and Organizing

  • Christopher Phethean, Thanassis Tiropanis and Lisa Harris. Measuring The Performance Of Social Media Marketing In The Charitable Domain
  • Emma Spiro, Jeannette Sutton, Matt Greczek, Sean Fitzhugh, Nicole Pierski and Carter Butts. Rumoring During Extreme Events: A Case Study of Deepwater Horizon 2010
  • Chris Kuhlman, Anil Kumar Vullikanti and S. S. Ravi. Controlling Opinion Bias in Online Social Networks
  • Sandra Evans and Matthew Weber. Emergent Structure in a Social Movement: Occupy Wall Street as a Networked Organizational Form

6/24/12 10:00-12:05 Presentation Session 4: Social Network Analysis and the Web

  • Praphul Chandra and Arun Kalyanasundaram. A Network Pruning Based Approach for Subset-Specific Influential Detection
  • Bogdan State, Bruno Abrahao and Karen Cook. From Power to Status in Large Scale Online Exchanges
  • Lars Backstrom, Paolo Boldi, Marco Rosa, Johan Ugander and Sebastiano Vigna. Four Degrees of Separation
  • Chun-Yuen Teng, Liuling Gong, Avishay Livine, Celso Brunetti and Lada Adamic. Coevolution of Network Structure and Content
  • Nam Nguyen, Guanhua Yan, My Thai and Stephan Eidenbenz. Containment of Viral Spread in Online Social Networks

6/24/12 2:45-4:25 Presentation Session 5: Methods & Applications II

  • Hans Akkermans. Web Dynamics as a Random Walk: How and Why Power Laws Occur
  • Aiden Dipple, Kerry Raymond and Michael Docherty. Stigmergy in Web 2.0: a Model for Site Dynamics
  • Jérôme Kunegis and Julia Preusse. Fairness on the Web: Alternatives to the Power Law
  • Ramine Tinati, Susan Halford, Leslie Carr and Catherine Pope. Mixing Methods and Theory to Explore Web Activity

Panel Sessions

6/22/12 4:30-6:16 Panel Session 1: Social Computing and Collective Intelligence

  • Michal Kosinski, Yoram Bachrach, Gjergji Kasneci, Jurgen Van-Gael and Thore Graepel. Measuring the Intelligence of Crowdsourcing Platforms
  • Chun-Yuen Teng, Yu-Ru Lin and Lada A. Adamic. Recipe recommendation using ingredient networks
  • Jaimie Park and Chin-Wan Chung. When Daily Deal Services Meet Twitter: Understanding Twitter as a Daily Deal Marketing Platform
  • Brian Keefe, Sana Naveed and Abby Prestin. Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Scientific Social Computing through the Lens of Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM)
  • Patrick Minder and Abraham Bernstein. How to Translate a Book Within an Hour – Towards General Purpose Programmable Human Computers with CrowdLang

6/23/12 4:30-6:16 Panel Session 2: Democracy, Policy and the Web

  • Daniel Halpern and James E. Katz. From e-government to social network government: Towards a transition model
  • Ingmar Weber, Kiran Gvr and Erik Borra. Mining Web Query Logs to Analyze Political Issues
  • Kieron O’Hara. Transparency, Open Data and Trust in Government: Shaping the Infosphere
  • Xuesong Lu, Giorgos Cheliotis, Xiyue Cao, Yi Song and Stephane Bressan. The Configuration of Networked Publics on the Web: Evidence from the Greek Indignados Movement
  • Sabrine Saad, Sofia Al Amine, Tesfa Addis, Stéphane Bazan, Lorraine Etienne and Christophe Henri Varin. Infowar in Syria: The Web between Liberation and Repression

Poster session

  • Ernesto Diaz-Aviles and Avaré Stewart. Tracking Twitter for Epidemic Intelligence. Case Study: EHEC/HUS Outbreak in Germany, 2011
  • Thanh Tran. Pay-less Entity Consolidation
  • Carrielynn Reinhard and Pooky Amsterdam. Virtual World Television: Case Studies in the Emergence of User-Generated Participatory Television
  • Qi Gao, Fabian Abel, Geert-Jan Houben and Yong Yu. Information Propagation Cultures on Sina Weibo and Twitter
  • Christopher Martin and Christopher Clegg. A Socio-Technical Systems Analysis of the Potential Barriers to Adoption of Open Data Approaches by UK Public Bodies
  • Peter Mutschke and Mark Thamm. Linking Social Networking Sites to Scholarly Information Portals by ScholarLib
  • David Jurgens and Tsai-Ching Lu. Friends, Enemies, and Lovers: Detecting Communities in Networks Where Relationships Matter
  • Nasir Naveed, Thomas Gottron, Sergej Sizov and Steffen Staab. FREuD: Feature-Centric Sentiment Diversification of Online Discussions
  • Theo Lins, Wellington Dores, Fabrício Barth and Fabricio Benevenuto. How Social Network workloads affects the Pareto Principle
  • Poong Oh and Peter Monge. The Functionality of Social Tagging as a Communication System
  • Michelle Shumate, Andrew Pilny, Yannick Atouba, Katherine Cooper, Macarena Peña Y Lillo and Amy O’Connor. NGO Power Brands and Corporate Alignment: A Test of the Symbiotic Sustainability Model
  • Cristina-Iulia Bucur, Katja Jonsas, Marieke Van Erp and Heidi Dahles. Network Capitalism: Tracing Chinese business linkages through Web site analysis
  • Naif Aljohani, Mohammed Basheri Basheri and Muhammad Imran. The Significance of Trust to Twitter and its Effect on the Public/Personal Opinion Divide: A Case Study
  • Peter Boot, Marieke Van Erp, Lora Aroyo and Guus Schreiber. The changing face of the book review
  • Felix Leif Keppmann, Fabian Flöck, Angelika Adam, Elena Simperl, Delia Rusu and Anselm Metzger. A Knowledge Diversity Dashboard for Wikipedia
  • Lynne Edwards and April Kontostathis. Digital Detecting: Tracking and Identifying Cyber aggressors
  • Heewon Kim and Matthew Weber. Understanding the Use of Web-based Technologies in a High-tech Organization: The Role of Task Properties and Communication Network Characteristics
  • David Jones, Unni Jensen and Nicole Moore. iTRAQR: A Web-Based Data Entry and Analysis System for Scientific Progress Reports
  • Yiye Ruan, Hemant Purohit, David Fuhry, Srinivasan Parthasarathy and Amit Sheth. Prediction of Topic Volume on Twitter
  • Clare J. Hooper, Nicolas Marie and Evangelos Kalampokis. Dissecting the Butterfly: Representation of Disciplines Publishing at the Web Science Conference Series
  • Lisa Sugiura, Catherine Pope and Craig Webber. Buying unlicensed slimming drugs from the Web: a virtual ethnography
  • Mingyan Gao, Vivek Singh and Ramesh Jain. From Heterogeneous Web Streams to Personalized Situation Detection and Control
  • Trevor Collins, Paul Mulholland and Annika Wolff. Web supported emplotment: Using object and event descriptions to facilitate storytelling online and in galleries
  • Fred Annexstein and Kenneth Berman. Synthesis Ranking with Critic Resonance
  • Matthew Rowe, Miriam Fernandez, Harith Alani, Inbal Ronen, Conor Hayes and Marcel Karnstedt. Behaviour analysis across different types of Enterprise Online Communities
  • Yelena Mejova and Padmini Srinivasan. Political Speech in Social Media Streams: YouTube Comments and Twitter Posts
  • Emilio Zagheni and Ingmar Weber. You are where you E-mail: Using E-mail Data to Estimate International Migration Rates
  • Pushmeet Kohli, Yoram Bachrach and Thore Graepel. Colonel Blotto Goes On Facebook: The Effect of Social Relations On Strategic Interaction
  • Daniele Quercia, Harry Askham and Jon Crowcroft. TweetLabel: A supervised topic model for assigning topics to Twitter profiles
  • Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Hung Tran, Padmini Srinivasan and Jerry Suls. Belief Surveillance with Twitter
  • Jayant Venkatanathan, Evangelos Karapanos, Vassilis Kostakos and Jorge Gonçalves. Network, Personality and Social Capital
  • Wei Xie, Cheng Li, Feida Zhu, Ee-Peng Lim and Xueqing Gong. When a Friend in Twitter is a Friend in Life
  • Doris Schiöberg, Fabian Schneider, Harald Schiöberg, Stefan Schmid, Steve Uhlig and Anja Feldmann. Tracing the Birth of an OSN: Social Graph and Profile Analysis in Google+
  • Michal Kosinski, Pushmeet Kohli and David Stillwell. Personality and Online Behavior
  • Mangesh Gupte and Tina Eliassi-Rad. Measuring Tie Strength in Implicit Social Networks
  • Huw Davies, Susan Halford and Nick Gibbins. ‘Digital Natives? Investigating young people’s critical skills in evaluating web based information’
  • Giles Phillips. Designing for Vigilance during Intermittent Use
  • Pramod Anantharam, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan and Amit Sheth. Topical Anomaly Detection for Twitter Stream
  • Jian Wu, C. Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda, Juan Pablo Fernández Ramírez and Prasenjit Mitra. A Study of the Crawling Strategy Evolution for Academic Document Search Engines
  • Long Cheng, Lei Zhang and Jinchuan Wang. A Study of Human Flesh Search with Epidemic Models
  • Malik Magdon-Ismail and Brian Orecchio. Guard Your Connections: Infiltration of a Trust/Reputation Based Network

Accepted Submissions

Full Papers

  • Doris Schiöberg, Fabian Schneider, Harald Schiöberg, Stefan Schmid, Steve Uhlig and Anja Feldmann. Tracing the Birth of an OSN: Social Graph and Profile Analysis in Google+
  • Kieron O’Hara. Transparency, Open Data and Trust in Government: Shaping the Infosphere
  • Lars Backstrom, Paolo Boldi, Marco Rosa, Johan Ugander and Sebastiano Vigna. Four Degrees of Separation
  • Nam Nguyen, Guanhua Yan, My Thai and Stephan Eidenbenz. Containment of Viral Spread in Online Social Networks
  • Fred Annexstein and Kenneth Berman. Synthesis Ranking with Critic Weights
  • Ramine Tinati, Susan Halford, Leslie Carr and Catherine Pope. Mixing Methods and Theory to Explore Web Activity
  • Emma Spiro, Jeannette Sutton, Matt Greczek, Sean Fitzhugh, Nicole Pierski and Carter Butts. Rumoring During Extreme Events: A Case Study of Deepwater Horizon 2010
  • Matthew Rowe, Miriam Fernandez, Harith Alani, Inbal Ronen, Conor Hayes and Marcel Karnstedt. Behaviour analysis across different types of Enterprise Online Communities
  • Ingmar Weber, Kiran Gvr and Erik Borra. Mining Web Query Logs to Analyze Political Issues
  • Emilio Zagheni and Ingmar Weber. You are where you E-mail: Using E-mail Data to Estimate International Migration Rates
  • Hans Akkermans. Web Dynamics as a Random Walk: How and Why Power Laws Occur
  • Yoram Bachrach, Michal Kosinski and Thore Graepel. Personality and Patterns of Facebook Usage
  • Pushmeet Kohli, Yoram Bachrach and Thore Graepel. Colonel Blotto Goes On Facebook: The Effect of Social Relations On Strategic Interaction
  • Michal Kosinski, Yoram Bachrach, Gjergji Kasneci, Jurgen Van-Gael and Thore Graepel. Measuring the Intelligence of Crowdsourcing Platforms
  • Aiden Dipple, Kerry Raymond and Michael Docherty. Stigmergy in Web 2.0: a Model for Site Dynamics
  • Chun-Yuen Teng, Liuling Gong, Avishay Livine, Celso Brunetti and Lada Adamic. Coevolution of Network Structure and Content
  • Chun-Yuen Teng, Yu-Ru Lin and Lada A. Adamic. Recipe recommendation using ingredient networks
  • Clare J. Hooper and Alan Dix. Web Science and Human-Computer Interaction: When Disciplines Collide
  • Mangesh Gupte and Tina Eliassi-Rad. Measuring Tie Strength in Implicit Social Networks
  • Jérôme Kunegis and Julia Preusse. Fairness on the Web: Alternatives to the Power Law
  • Jaimie Park and Chin-Wan Chung. When Daily Deal Services Meet Twitter: Understanding Twitter as a Daily Deal Marketing Platform
  • Kerstin Bischoff. We Love Rock ’n’ Roll: Analyzing and Predicting Friendship Links in Last.fm
  • Long Cheng, Lei Zhang and Jinchuan Wang. A Study of Human Flesh Search with Epidemic Models
  • Chris Kuhlman, Anil Kumar Vullikanti and S. S. Ravi. Controlling Opinion Bias in Online Social Networks
  • Lujun Fang, Alex Fabrikant and Kristen Lefevre. Look Who I Found: Understanding the Effects of Sharing Curated Friend Groups
  • Daniel Halpern and James E. Katz. From e-government to social network government: Towards a transition model
  • Malik Magdon-Ismail and Brian Orecchio. Guard Your Connections: Infiltration of a Trust/Reputation Based Network
  • Praphul Chandra and Arun Kalyanasundaram. A Network Pruning Based Approach for Subset-Specific Influential Detection
  • Xuesong Lu, Giorgos Cheliotis, Xiyue Cao, Yi Song and Stephane Bressan. The Configuration of Networked Publics on the Web: Evidence from the Greek Indignados Movement
  • Thanh Tran. Pay-less Entity Consolidation

Research Notes

  • Daniele Quercia, Harry Askham and Jon Crowcroft. TweetLabel: A supervised topic model for assigning topics to Twitter profiles
  • Patrick Minder and Abraham Bernstein. How to Translate a Book Within an Hour – Towards General Purpose Programmable Human Computers with CrowdLang
  • Clare J. Hooper, Nicolas Marie and Evangelos Kalampokis. Dissecting the Butterfly: Representation of Disciplines Publishing at the Web Science Conference Series
  • Lisa Sugiura, Catherine Pope and Craig Webber. Buying unlicensed slimming drugs from the Web: a virtual ethnography
  • Mingyan Gao, Vivek Singh and Ramesh Jain. From Heterogeneous Web Streams to Personalized Situation Detection and Control
  • Trevor Collins, Paul Mulholland and Annika Wolff. Web supported emplotment: Using object and event descriptions to facilitate storytelling online and in galleries
  • Yelena Mejova and Padmini Srinivasan. Political Speech in Social Media Streams: YouTube Comments and Twitter Posts
  • Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Hung Tran, Padmini Srinivasan and Jerry Suls. Belief Surveillance with Twitter
  • Daniele Quercia, Mansoureh Bodaghi and Jon Crowcroft. Loosing “Friends” on Facebook
  • Jayant Venkatanathan, Evangelos Karapanos, Vassilis Kostakos and Jorge Gonçalves. Network, Personality and Social Capital
  • Wei Xie, Cheng Li, Feida Zhu, Ee-Peng Lim and Xueqing Gong. When a Friend in Twitter is a Friend in Life
  • Michal Kosinski, Pushmeet Kohli and David Stillwell. Personality and Online Behavior
  • Huw Davies, Susan Halford and Nick Gibbins. ‘Digital Natives? Investigating young people’s critical skills in evaluating web based information’
  • Giles Phillips. Designing for Vigilance during Intermittent Use
  • Pramod Anantharam, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan and Amit Sheth. Topical Anomaly Detection for Twitter Stream
  • Jian Wu, C. Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda, Juan Pablo Fernández Ramírez and Prasenjit Mitra. A Study of the Crawling Strategy Evolution for Academic Document Search Engines
  • Ernesto Diaz-Aviles and Avaré Stewart. Tracking Twitter for Epidemic Intelligence. Case Study: EHEC/HUS Outbreak in Germany, 2011

Extended Abstracts

  • Carrielynn Reinhard and Pooky Amsterdam. Virtual World Television: Case Studies in the Emergence of User-Generated Participatory Television
  • Qi Gao, Fabian Abel, Geert-Jan Houben and Yong Yu. Information Propagation Cultures on Sina Weibo and Twitter
  • Christopher Martin and Christopher Clegg. A Socio-Technical Systems Analysis of the Potential Barriers to Adoption of Open Data Approaches by UK Public Bodies
  • Christopher Phethean, Thanassis Tiropanis and Lisa Harris. Measuring The Performance Of Social Media Marketing In The Charitable Domain
  • Peter Mutschke and Mark Thamm. Linking Social Networking Sites to Scholarly Information Portals by ScholarLib
  • David Jurgens and Tsai-Ching Lu. Friends, Enemies, and Lovers: Detecting Communities in Networks Where Relationships Matter
  • Nasir Naveed, Thomas Gottron, Sergej Sizov and Steffen Staab. TOpinion: Opinion-Centric Diversification of Online Discussions
  • Theo Lins, Wellington Dores, Fabrício Barth and Fabricio Benevenuto. How Social Network workloads affects the Pareto Principle
  • Terhi Nurmikko, Jacob Dahl, Nicholas Gibbins and Graeme Earl. Citizen Science for Cuneiform Studies
  • Sabrine Saad, Sofia Al Amine, Tesfa Addis, Stéphane Bazan, Lorraine Etienne and Christophe Henri Varin. Infowar in Syria: The Web between Liberation and Repression
  • Poong Oh and Peter Monge. The Functionality of Social Tagging as a Communication System
  • Michelle Shumate, Andrew Pilny, Yannick Atouba, Katherine Cooper, Macarena Peña Y Lillo and Amy O’Connor. NGO Power Brands and Corporate Alignment: A Test of the Symbiotic Sustainability Model
  • Cristina-Iulia Bucur, Katja Jonsas, Marieke Van Erp and Heidi Dahles. Network Capitalism: Tracing Chinese business linkages through Web site analysis
  • Doron Goldfarb, Max Arends, Josef Froschauer and Dieter Merkl. Art History on Wikipedia, a Macroscopic Observation
  • Naif Aljohani, Mohammed Basheri Basheri and Muhammad Imran. The Significance of Trust to Twitter and its Effect on the Public/Personal Opinion Divide: A Case Study
  • Peter Boot, Marieke Van Erp, Lora Aroyo and Guus Schreiber. The changing face of the book review
  • Felix Leif Keppmann, Fabian Flöck, Angelika Adam, Elena Simperl, Delia Rusu and Anselm Metzger. A Knowledge Diversity Dashboard for Wikipedia
  • Sandra Evans and Matthew Weber. Emergent Structure in a Social Movement: Occupy Wall Street as a Networked Organizational Form
  • Lynne Edwards and April Kontostathis. Digital Detecting: Tracking and Identifying Cyber aggressors
  • Brian Keefe, Sana Naveed and Abby Prestin. Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Scientific Social Computing through the Lens of Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM)
  • Heewon Kim and Matthew Weber. Understanding the Use of Web-based Technologies in a High-tech Organization: The Role of Task Properties and Communication Network Characteristics
  • Bogdan State, Bruno Abrahao and Karen Cook. From Power to Status in Large Scale Online Exchanges
  • David Jones, Unni Jensen and Nicole Moore. iTRAQR: A Web-Based Data Entry and Analysis System for Scientific Progress Reports
  • David Fuhry, Yiye Ruan and Srinivasan Parthasarathy. Local/Global Term Analysis for Discovering Community Differences in Social Networks
  • Yiye Ruan, Hemant Purohit, David Fuhry, Srinivasan Parthasarathy and Amit Sheth. Prediction of Topic Volume on Twitter
  • Giorgos Cheliotis, Xuesong Lu and Stephane Bressan. A comment on the power and validity of big data sourced from the web