[Air-l] CFP: Workshop on Social Aspects of the Web (SAW 2007)

danah boyd aoir.z3z at danah.org
Wed Jan 17 21:56:56 PST 2007


                  Workshop on Social Aspects of the Web (SAW 2007)
                               in conjunction with
    10th International Conference on Business Information Systems BIS  
2007
                         in co-operation with ACM SIGMIS

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                                 Poznan, Poland
                              April 25 - 27, 2007

                 http://bis.kie.ae.poznan.pl/10th_bis/cfp-saw.shtml
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                 Deadline for submissions: February 18, 2007

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The emergence of community-based Web sites and the visible shift from  
the concept of ìa Web of documentsî towards "a Web of peopleî creates  
a strong need for inter-disciplinary empirical and theoretical  
research focused on Web-based communities.  On one hand, this  
requires expertise in the IT domain, including some knowledge of  
systems architectures and information extraction technologies.  On  
the other hand, a multi-aspect analysis of human behaviour on the Web  
is possible thanks to existing frameworks within social sciences.
The goal of this workshop is to bring researchers and practitioners  
together to explore the issues and challenges related to social  
aspects of the Web.  We want to facilitate discussion on the topics  
of development and detection of Web-based communities, social  
interactions within and between them as well as technology for mining  
of social Web sources.

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TOPICS OF THE WORKSHOP

ï social networks analysis in weblogs, forums and comment pages
ï static and dynamic analysis of folksonomies
ï advances in social networking services
ï social bookmarking services paradigms and empirical analysis
ï social roles and leadership in Web-based communities
ï static and dynamic public opinion / mood analysis based on Web sources
ï products / places rating based on user opinions from Web sources
ï trust and distrust propagation in on-line communities
ï on-line social identity / identities and social capital
ï geographical-context-aware Web-based social applications
ï social mash-ups for existing non-social web sites / applications
ï topical and functional analysis of Web-based discourse
ï social norms, social control and deviant behaviour in Web-based  
communities
ï conflicts resolution in Web-based communities
ï social, evolving Web sources use in information retrieval tasks
ï dynamics and patterns of information propagation in social Web  
applications
ï viral marketing in Web-based communities
ï detecting user behaviour patterns and trends from large scale  
communities
ï mining of interaction / discourse patterns in Web-based communities
ï Web-based communities cohesion and stability

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SUBMISSION

ï Long papers:  max. 5000 words
ï Work-in-progress rep.: max. 2500 words
ï Position papers: max. 2500 words

Electronic submission system available at: http://bis.kie.ae.poznan.pl

The proceedings will be published as CD-ROM with ISBN number, on-line  
with ISSN number or both on CD-ROM with ISBN and on-line.
Extended version of selected articles will be published as journal  
special issue (details will be published shortly on the Web site).

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IMPORTANT DATES

February 18, 2007       submission deadline for papers
March 20, 2007          notification about acceptance/rejection
April 4, 2007               submission of final papers
April 25-27, 2007       the conference

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Organizer:
Poznan University of Economics
Department of Information Systems, http://www.kie.ae.poznan.pl/

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Supporters:
ï ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems
ï GI - Gesellschaft f¸r Informatik, Austria, Germany, Switzerland
ï NTIE - Polish Society for Information Systems

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Workshop organizers:
ï Dominik Flejter
ï Marek Kowalkiewicz

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Workshop Program Committee:
ï John Breslin, DERI, NUI Galway, Ireland
ï Dominik Flejter, PoznaÒ University of Economics, Poland
ï Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Research Brisbane, Australia
ï Marcin Paprzycki, Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Poland
ï Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
ï Marcin Sydow, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology,  
Poland
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Dominik Flejter (d.flejter [at] kie.ae.poznan.pl)
PoznaÒ University of Economics
Department of Information Systems (http://www.kie.ae.poznan.pl/)



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