[Air-L] The Third International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2011) 6-8 October 2011, Singapore

Stuart Shulman stuart.shulman at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 15:35:49 PST 2011

Call for Papers:

The Third International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2011)
6-8 October 2011, Singapore

http://www.socinfo2011.org or
The International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) is an
interdisciplinary venue for researchers from informatics and the social &
management sciences to come together to share ideas and opinions, and
present original research work. The goal is to create an opportunity for the
dissemination of knowledge between the two communities, as well as to enable
mutual critical discussion of current research.

The conference solicits original research and experience based case study
papers, as well as proposals for demonstrations. It welcomes
interdisciplinary papers on methods from the social sciences in the study of
information systems, applying information technology in the study of social
phenomena, or applying social concepts in the design of information systems.

Detailed research topics of interest for this conference include, but are
not limited to:

- Computational models of social phenomena and social simulation
- Social networks: discovery, evolution, analysis and applications
- Web mining and its social interpretations
- Security, privacy, trust, reputation and incentive issues
- Design and analysis of Web2.0 applications (social or collaborative Web
- Algorithms and protocols inspired by human societies
- Mechanisms for providing fairness in information systems
- Social choice mechanisms in the e-society
- Recommendation systems and social applications of the semantic Web
- Virtual communities (e.g., open-source, multiplayer gaming, etc.)
- Impact of technology on socio-economic, security, defense aspects
- Visualization of dynamic social networks

Accepted papers (research, poster and demonstration) will appear in
Springer's Lecture Note Series in Computer Science.  More details on the
conference and submission guidelines can be found at the conference website.

Selected papers will be invited to be extended for Social Network Analysis
and Mining (Springer) journal submission.

- Michael Macy, Cornell University
- Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona
- Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota
- Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University

Other Supporting Organizations:
- International Communication Association
- National University of Singapore
- Nanyang Technological University

Important dates:
Research papers:
- Abstract submission: April 7, 2011
- Full paper submission: April 15, 2011
- Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2011
- Submission of final version: July 15, 2011

Poster/Demonstration Papers:
- Poster/Demo submission: April 15, 2011
- Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2011
- Submission of final version: July 15, 2011

Organizing Committee:
Honorary General Chairs:
- Rajendra K. Srivastava, Provost, Singapore Management University,
- Steven Miller, Dean, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management
University, Singapore

General Co-Chairs:
- Ee-Peng Lim, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University, USA
- Stephen E. Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Program Co-Chairs:
- Anwitaman Datta, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Richard Rogers, University of Amsterdam, Netherland

Workshop Co-Chairs:
- Lin Qiu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Angela Leung, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Tutorial Co-Chair:
- Do Quoc Anh, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Poster/Demo Co-Chairs:
- Baihua Zheng, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Shoude Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Sponsorship/Exhibition Co-Chairs:
- David Lo, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Jin-Cheon Na, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Publications Co-Chairs:
- Aixin Sun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Leonard Bolc, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Poland

Registration Chair:
- Feida Zhu, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:
- Hady Wirawan Lauw, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
- Chei Sian Lee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Publicity Co-Chairs:
- Jie Tang, Tsinghua University, China (CHINA)
- Paolo Boldi, University of Milano, Italy (EUROPE)
- Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia (AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND)
- Vineet Chaoji, Yahoo! Research, India (INDIA)
- Dimitri Williams, University of South California (USA)
- Eun Ju Lee, Seoul National University (KOREA)
- Giorgos Cheliotis, National University of Singapore (SINGAPORE)
- Tsuyoshi Murata, Tokyo Institute of Technology (JAPAN)


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