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BESC 2017 : 4th International Conference on Behavioural, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing - 16-18 October, 2017 (BESC 2017)


When Oct 16, 2017 - Oct 18, 2017
Where Krakow, Poland
Submission Deadline May 29, 2017
Notification Due Jul 16, 2017
Final Version Due Aug 2, 2017
Categories    multi-agent systems   social computing   digital humanities   information management

Call For Papers

*** 4th International Conference on Behavioural, Economic, ***
*** and Socio-Cultural Computing - 16-18 October, 2017 (BESC 2017) ***

The 4th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2017) will take place at AGH University of Science and Technology - Krakow - POLAND, 16-18 October, 2017,

BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining, artificial intelligence, statistics and analytics, business and marketing, finance and politics, and behavioral, economic, social and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.

All accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) services, e.g. EI, DBLP and Thomson Reuters (Web of Science). Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, including
1) World Wide Web Journal (Springer),
2) Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer)
3) Information Discovery and Delivery Journal (SSCl-Indexed).

** Place **

This edition of the conference takes place in Krakow, at the AGH University of Science and Technology. Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. The city is located in the southern part of Poland in the Lesser Poland region.
The history of the city dates back to the 7th century.
Since the Middle Ages Kraków had been the capital of the Polish state until the 17th century and has kept the character of a spiritual capital till the present day.
Poland is a member of the European Union since May 2004 and Schengen Area since 2007.

The AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH-UST) is one of the leading technical universities in Poland. The university was established on 20th October, 1919, and was formerly known as the University of Mining and Metallurgy.

** Important Dates: **

Submissions Papers due: 05/06/2017
Notification due: 16/07/2017
Camera-ready due: 02/08/2017
Conference date: 16-18/10/2017

** Areas of interest: **

* Behavioral and Economic Computing
- Agent-based modeling
- Artificial/experimental markets
- Asset pricing
- Computational finance
- Financial crises
- Monetary policy
- Optimization
- Volatility modeling
- Evolutionary economics

* Digital Humanities
- Digital media
- Digital humanities
- Digital games and learning
- Digital footprints and privacy
- Twitter histories creation
- Crowd dynamics
- Digital arts
- Digital Healthcare
- Mobile technologies
- Activity streams and experience design

* Information Management and Systems
- Decision Analytics
- E-Business
- Societal impacts of IS
- Human behavior and IS
- IS in healthcare
- IS security and privacy
- IS strategy, structure and organizational impacts
- Service science and IS

* Social Computing and Applications
- Social behavior
- Social network analysis
- Semantic web
- Collective intelligence
- Security, privacy, trust in social contexts
- Social commerce and related applications
- Social recommendation
- Social data mining

* User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics
- Personalization for individuals, groups and populations
- Large scale personalization, adaptation and recommendation
- Web dynamics and personalization
- Privacy, perceived security and trust

** Submissions: **

All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis
of technical quality, relevance, originality, significance, and clarity.

Papers must be submitted in PDF format through:
* All submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from
* BESC2017 accepts scientific papers (6 pages), position papers (2 pages)
and demo papers (2 pages)
* Submission of a paper is regarded as a commitment that, should the paper
be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend
the conference to present the work.

** Registration fee **

Regular Registration Student Registration
Early Registration 410 Euro 290 Euro
(By Aug. 15, 2017)
Late Registration 500 Euro 350 Euro
(After Aug. 15, 2017)


** Organizing Committee **

General Chair
- Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada

Conference Co-Chairs
- Jaroslaw Kozlak, Faculty of IET, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland
- Klaus Mueller, Faculty of Humanities, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland

Program Committee Co-Chairs:
- Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France
- JianBo Gao, Guangxi University, China

Steering Committee
- Guandong Xu, UTS, Australia
- Huan Liu, Arizona State University, USA
- Irwin King, Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Wolfgang Nejdl, Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany
- V.S. Subrahmanian, University of Maryland, USA
- Leon Wang, National Kaohsiung University, Taiwan
- Feiyue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
- Geun-Sik Jo, Inha University, South Korea
- Longbing Cao, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
- Ee-Peng Lim, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Jian Cao, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
- Jie Wang, Stanford University, USA

Research Track Chairs

Behavioral and Economic Computing:
- Herbert Dawid, Bielefeld, Germany
- Jingjing Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Digital Humanities:
- Koraljka Golub, Linnaeus University, Sweden
- Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia
- Krzysztof Pietrowicz, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland

Information Management and Systems:
- Wu He, Old Dominion University, USA
- Xitong Li, HEC Paris, France

Social Computing and Applications:
- Chris Kuhlman, Virginia Tech, USA
- Anna Zygmunt, AGH-UST, Krakow, Poland

User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics:
- Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
- Eugenio Oliveira, University of Porto, Portugal

Applications Chairs
- Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
- Xin Li, iFlyTek, China

Special Session Chair
- I-Hsien (Derrick) Ting, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Publicity Chairs
- Shaowu Liu, UTS, Australia
- Malgorzata Zabinska, AGH-UST Krakow, Poland,

** Programme Committee **

Rafael Alcala, University of Granada, Spain
Esther Andrés, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain
Yuji Aruka, Chuo University, Japan
Cristina Baroglio, University of Torino, Italy
Jason Barr, Rutgers University, USA
Pietro Battiston, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
Michael Berger, DocuWare AG, France
Cécile Bothorel, Telecom Bretagne, France
Piotr Brodka, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Myong-Hun Chang, Cleveland State University, USA
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
Xhangxiu Cheng, Beijing Normal University, China
Bin-Tzong Chie, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Marianne Clausel, University of Grenoble Alpes, France
Germán Creamer, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Hasan Davulcu, Arizona State University, USA
Massimiliano De Leoni, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Andres Diaz Pace, University of Tandil, Argentina
Johannes Fähndrich, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Jose Luis Fernandez-Marquez, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Svitlana Galeshchuk, Nova Southeastern University, USA
Catherine Garbay, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Grenoble, France
Yanhui Gu, Nanjing Normal University, China
Ziyu Guan, Northwest University of China, China
Vincent Hilaire, Technical University of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
Vicente Julian, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Achilles Kameas, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Martin Kollingbaum, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Jaroslaw Kozlak, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Pascale Kuntz, Université de Nantes, France
Robin Lamarche-Perrin, CNRS - ISC, France
Lei Li, Hefei University of Technology, China
Hung-Wen Lin, Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Wen-Yang Lin, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Guanfeng Liu, Macquarie University, China
Shaowu Liu, Deakin University, Australia
Yun Liu, Beijing jiaotong University, China
Yu Liu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Domitile Lourdeaux, Technical University of Compiègne, France
Arnaud Martin, Université de Rennes, France
Luis Martinez, University of Jaen, Spain
Eric Matson, Purdue University, USA
Ronaldo Menezes, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
José M. Molina, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Mikolaj Morzy, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Klaus Mueller, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Federico Neri, Synthema, Italy
Eiji Okamoto, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Massimo Panella, University of Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Na Pang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Michael Pidd, University of Sheffield, UK
Marianne Ping Huang, Aarhus University, Denmark
Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
Weiguang Qu, Nanjing Normal University, China
Juwel Rana, Telenor Group, Norway
Alexander Redlein, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Tarik Roukny Ornia, MIT, USA
Chris Ruebeck, Lafayette College, USA
Silvia Schiaffino, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ishwar Sethi, Oakland University, USA
Ali Shahrabi, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Jun Shen, University of Wollongong, Australia
Ivan Silva, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Gerardo Simari, Universidad Nacional del Sur and CONICET, Argentina
Shyam Gouri Suresh, Davidson College, USA
Chung-Ching, Tai Tunghai University, Taiwan
Patrick Taillandier, University of Rouen, France
Xiaohui Tao, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
I-Hsien Ting, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Marijana Tomic, University of Zadar, Croatia
Hanghang Tong, City College of New York, USA
Paolo Torroni, University of Bologna, Italy
Chueh-Yung, Tsao Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg, Germany
Domenico Ursino, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Iraklis Varlamis, University of Athens, Greece
Julien Velcin, University of Lyon, France
Jinlong Wang, Qingdao University of Technology, China
Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia
Junzo Watada, Waseda University, Japan
Katarzyna Wegrzyn-Wolska, Engineering School of Digital Sciences, France
Qingzheng Xu, Xi’an Communication Institute, China
Ronald Yager, Iona College, USA
Hsin-Chang Yang, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Zhenglu Yang, University of Tokyo, Japan
Feng Yi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kun Yue, Yunnan University, China
Chengde Zhang, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Lefeng Zhang, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China
Min-Ling Zhang, Southeast University, China
Yuan Zhang, Nanjing University, China
Shang-Ming Zhou, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Jianke Zhu, Zhejiang University, China
Tingshao Zhu, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University, USA

(to be completed)

** Contact Address **
Jaroslaw Kozlak
Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics
and Telecommunications (IET),
AGH University of Science and Technology,
al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, POLAND
phone: +48 123283308

** Organisers and Sponsorship: **
AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
UTS University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

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