ICWSM: International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media



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Event When Where Deadline
ICWSM 2016 International Conference on Web and Social Media
May 17, 2016 - May 20, 2016 Cologne, Germany Jan 11, 2016 (Jan 5, 2016)
May 26, 2015 - May 29, 2015 Oxford, UK Jan 23, 2015 (Jan 18, 2015)
ICWSM 2014 The 8th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
Jun 2, 2014 - Jun 4, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI, USA Jan 22, 2014 (Jan 15, 2014)
ICWSM 2013 The 7th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
Jul 8, 2013 - Jul 11, 2013 Boston, USA Feb 15, 2013 (Feb 11, 2013)
ICWSM 2012 The 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
Jun 4, 2012 - Jun 8, 2012 Dublin, Ireland Jan 18, 2012 (Jan 13, 2012)
ICWSM 2011 The Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
Jul 17, 2011 - Jul 21, 2011 Barcelona, Spain Feb 7, 2011
ICWSM 2010 Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
May 23, 2010 - May 26, 2010 Washington, DC Jan 8, 2010
ICWSM 2009 3rd Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
May 17, 2009 - May 20, 2009 San Jose, California Jan 21, 2009
ICWSM 2008 International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
Mar 31, 2008 - Apr 2, 2008 Seattle, Washington, USA Dec 3, 2007

Present CFP : 2016

* Abstract submission: January 5, 2016 (by 23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)
* Full paper submission: January 11, 2016 (by 23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)
* Paper and poster notifications: February 25, 2016

The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) is a forum for researchers from multiple disciplines to come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, exchange information, and learn about cutting-edge research in diverse fields with the common theme of online social media. This overall theme includes research in new perspectives in social theories, as well as computational algorithms for analyzing social media. ICWSM is a singularly fitting venue for research that blends social science and computational approaches to answer important and challenging questions about human social behavior through social media while advancing computational tools for vast and unstructured data.

ICWSM, now in its tenth year, has become one of the premier venues for computational social science, and previous years of ICWSM have featured papers, posters, and demos that draw upon network science, machine learning, computational linguistics, sociology, communication, and political science. The uniqueness of the venue and the quality of submissions have contributed to a fast growth of the conference and a competitive acceptance rate around 20% for full-length research papers published in the proceedings by the Association for the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). The accepted papers will be open access and have equal time for a full oral presentation. Full papers will also have the opportunity to display their paper as a poster at the venue.

For ICWSM-16, in addition to the usual program of contributed talks, posters and demos, the main conference will include a selection of keynote talks from prominent scientists and technologists. Building on successes in previous years, ICWSM-16 will also hold a day of workshops and tutorials in addition to the main conference.

* Computational approaches to social media research including
* Natural language processing
* Text / data mining
* Machine learning
* Image / multimedia processing
* Graphics and visualization
* Distributed computing
* Graph theory and Network Science
* Human-computer interaction
* Social science approaches to social media research including
* Psychology
* Sociology and social network analysis
* Communication
* Political science
* Economics
* Anthropology
* Media studies and journalism
* Digital Humanities
* Interdisciplinary approaches to social media research combining computational algorithms and social science methodologies

* Studies of digital humanities (culture, history, arts) using social media
* Psychological, personality-based and ethnographic studies of social media
* Analysis of the relationship between social media and mainstream media
* Qualitative and quantitative studies of social media
* Centrality/influence of social media publications and authors
* Ranking/relevance of social media content and users
* Credibility of online content
* Social network analysis; communities identification; expertise and authority discovery
* Trust; reputation; recommendation systems
* Human computer interaction; social media tools; navigation and visualization
* Subjectivity in textual data; sentiment analysis; polarity/opinion identification and extraction, linguistic analyses of social media behavior
* Text categorization; topic recognition; demographic/gender/age identification
* Trend identification and tracking; time series forecasting
* Measuring predictability of real world phenomena based on social media, e.g., spanning politics, finance, and health
* New social media applications; interfaces; interaction techniques
* Engagement, motivations, incentives, and gamification.
* Social innovation and effecting change through social media
* Social media usage on mobile devices; location, human mobility, and behavior
* Organizational and group behavior mediated by social media; interpersonal communication mediated by social media

* Social networking sites (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn)
* Microblogs (e.g., Twitter, Tumblr)
* Wiki-based knowledge sharing sites (e.g., Wikipedia)
* Social news sites and websites of news media (e.g., Huffington Post)
* Forums, mailing lists, newsgroups
* Community media sites (e.g., YouTube, Flickr, Instagram)
* Social Q & A sites (e.g., Quora, Yahoo Answers)
* User reviews (e.g., Yelp, Amazon.com)
* Social curation sites (e.g., Reddit, Pinterest)
* Location-based social networks (e.g., Foursquare)

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