SocInfo: Social Informatics

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Event When Where Deadline
SocInfo 2016 International Conference on Social Informatics
Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 17, 2016 Bellevue, WA Jul 20, 2016
SocInfo 2015 International Conference on Social Informatics
Dec 9, 2015 - Dec 12, 2015 Beijing, China Aug 16, 2015
SocInfo 2014 The 6th International Conference on Social Informatics
Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 13, 2014 Barcelona, Spain Aug 8, 2014
SocInfo 2013 The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics
Nov 25, 2013 - Nov 27, 2013 Kyoto, Japan Jul 25, 2013
SocInfo 2012 The Fourth International Conference on Social Informatics
Dec 5, 2012 - Dec 7, 2012 Lausanne Jul 14, 2012
SocInfo 2011 Third International Conference on Social Informatics
Oct 6, 2011 - Oct 8, 2011 Singapore May 7, 2011
SocInfo 2010 The Second International Conference on Social Informatics
Oct 27, 2010 - Oct 29, 2010 Laxenburg (Vienna), Austria Jun 20, 2010
SocInfo 2009 International Conference on Social Informatics
Jun 22, 2009 - Jun 24, 2009 Warsaw, Poland Mar 15, 2009
 
 

Present CFP : 2016

The International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) is an interdisciplinary venue that brings together researchers from the computational and social sciences to help fill the gap between the two communities. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum to help practitioners from the two disciplines define common research objectives and explore methodologies. The venue welcomes contributions on methods from the social sciences applied to the study of socio-technical systems, but also the application of computational methods to the study of complex social processes, and the use of social concepts in the design of information systems.
The conference creates an opportunity for the dissemination of knowledge between the two communities by soliciting presentations of original research papers and experience-based case studies in computer science, sociology, psychology, political science, anthropology, economics, linguistics, artificial intelligence, social network analysis, and other disciplines that can shed light on the open questions in the growing field of computational social science.

The event will also offer workshops and keynote talks that will be tailored to enhance the collaboration between the two research cultures in an era when social interactions are ubiquitous and span offline, online and augmented reality worlds. More information about the conference are at http://usa2016.socinfo.eu/.
Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
• New theories, methods and objectives in computational social science
• Computational models of social phenomena, including behavior modeling
• Dynamics of social collaborative systems
• Social network analysis and mining
• Mining big social data
• Social influence and social contagions
• Web mining and its social interpretations
• Quantifying offline phenomena through online data
• Rich representations of social ties
• Security, privacy, trust, reputation, and incentive issues
• Opinion mining and social media analytics
• Credibility of online content
• Algorithms and protocols inspired by human societies
• Equity in social and information systems
• Social choice mechanisms in the e-society
• Social applications of the semantic Web
• Social psychology and personality
• Virtual communities (e.g., open-source, multiplayer gaming, etc.)
• Impact of technology on socio-economic, security, defense aspects
• Urban informatics
• Forecasting of social phenomena
• Socio-economic systems and applications
• Collective intelligence and social cognition
Original manuscripts should be submitted in English in pdf format to the EasyChair submission system). They should be formatted according to Springer LNCS paper formatting guidelines (http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0). Two types of contribution are accepted:
• Full papers: should not exceed 14 pages (excluding references and any appendix).
• Short papers: should not exceed 8 pages (excluding references and any appendix).
Submissions are single-blind (names of the authors visible). As in the previous years, the accepted papers will appear in Springer’s Lecture Note Series in Computer Science but we also allow accepted papers to be presented without publication in the conference proceedings, if the authors choose to do so. Some of the full paper submissions can be accepted as short papers based on the decision of the Program Committee. Best papers will be selected and invited for extended journal publications.

To ensure a thorough and fair review process, this year’s conference will rely on a two-tier review process and will enforce strict review guidelines to provide even higher-quality feedback to authors. To further incentivize useful and detailed feedback to authors, contributions of best reviewers will be rewarded with special mentions.
 

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