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Day One: 13 September

9:00-9:30 Welcome and Introduction: Taha Yasseri, Helen Margetts, and Philomen Probert
9:30-10:30 Keynote: Jennifer Golbeck. I’ll Be Watching You: Policing the Line Between Personalization and Privacy
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 Vincent Marmion. The Cognitive Heuristics Behind Disclosure Decisions
11:15-11:30 Timothy Libert. On the Impossibility of Accepting the Unknown: A Web-Scale Analysis of the Failure of Notice and Choice
11:30-11:45 Gabriel Magno. Characterizing Videos, Audience and Advertising in Youtube Channels for Kids
11:45-12:00 Sagar Joglekar. Like at First Sight: Understanding User Engagement with the World of Microvideos
12:00-12:15 Christina Ting. Compression-Based Algorithms for Deception Detection
12:15-12:30 Jérôme Kunegis. ‘Dark Germany’: Hidden Patterns of Participation in Online Far-Right Protests Against Refugee Housing
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:45 Miriam Fernandez. An Analysis of UK Policing Engagement via Social Media
13:45-14:00 Jennifer Golbeck. The President on Twitter: A Characterization Study of @realDonaldTrump
14:00-14:15 Laura Wendlandt. Multimodal Analysis and Prediction of Latent User Dimensions
14:15-14:30 Lamprini Rori. Understanding Online Political Networks: The Case of the Far-Right and Far-Left in Greece
14:30-15:00 Lightning Talks 1
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Poster Session 1
16:30-17:30 Keynote: Licia Capra. Discrimination by Algorithm … or by People?
17:30-19:00 Drinks Reception

Day two: 14 September

9:00-10:00 Keynote: Gina Neff. Making Sense of Self-Tracking Data
10:00-10:15 Babak Heydari. Why Groups Show Different Fairness Norms? The Interaction Topology Might Explain
10:15-10:30 Koji Eguchi. Constrained Community Detection in Multiplex Networks
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 Yu Wang. When Follow is Just One Click Away: Understanding Twitter Follow Behavior in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
11:15-11:30 Agus Sulistya. Inferring Spread of Readers’ Emotion Affected by Online News
11:45-12:00 Carlos Osorio. Social Networking Sites Withdrawal
12:00-12:15 Makoto Kato. A Propagation-Based Method of Estimating Students’ Concept Understanding
12:15-12:30 Jaroslaw Jankowski. Seeds Buffering for Information Spreading Processes
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:45 Natalie Carlson. Simple Models of Confidence and Likability are Associated with Long-Term Funding Outcomes
13:45-14:00 Alessandro Piscopo. What Makes a Good Collaborative Knowledge Graph: Group Composition and Quality in Wikidata
14:00-14:15 Margarita Kuleva. The Dynamics of Professional Prestige in Fashion Industries of Europe and the US: Network Approach
14:15-14:30 Shibamouli Lahiri. Matching Graduate Applicants with Faculty Members
14:30-15:00 Lightning Talks 2
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Poster Session 2
16:30-17:30 Keynote: Markus Strohmaier. Computational Social Science for the World Wide Web
17:30-17:45 Group photo
18:30-21:00 Conference Dinner

Day Three: 15 September

9:00-10:00 Keynote: Fil Menczer. The Spread of Misinformation in Social Media
10:00-10:15 Kareem Darwish. Seminar Users in the Arabic Twitter Sphere
10:15-10:30 Arkaitz Zubiaga. Exploiting Context for Rumour Detection in Social Media
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 Jisun An. Multidimensional Analysis of the News Consumption of Different Demographic Groups on a Nationwide Scale
11:15-11:30 Walid Magdy. Trump vs. Hillary: What Went Viral During the 2016 US Presidential Election
11:30-11:45 Svetlana Bodrunova. Comparing Influencers: Activity vs. Connectivity Measures in Defining Key Actors in Twitter
11:45-12:00 Dag Elgesem. Polarization in Blogging About the Paris Meeting on Climate Change
12:00-12:15 Tarrek Shaban. Event Analysis on the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Using Social Media
12:15-12:30 Majid Alfifi. Badly Evolved? Exploring Long-Surviving Suspicious Users on Twitter
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:45 Michele Starnini. Robust Modeling of Human Contact Networks Across Different Scales and Proximity-Sensing Techniques
13:45-14:00 Hongshan Jin. Can Cross-Lingual Information Cascades Be Predicted on Twitter?
14:00-14:15 Rosta Farzan. Designing for Digital Inclusion: A Post-Hoc Evaluation of a Civic Technology
14:15-14:30 David Jurgens. An Analysis of Individuals’ Behavior Change in Online Groups
14:30-14:45 Emoke-Agnes Horvat. Hidden Indicators of Collective Intelligence in Crowdfunding
14:45-15:00 Todd Davies. The Message or the Messenger? Inferring Virality and Diffusion Structure from Online Petition Signature Data
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:45 Cristina Kadar. Measuring Ambient Population from Location-Based Social Networks to Describe Urban Crime
15:45-16:00 Roberto Interdonato. Personalized Recommendation of Points-of-Interest Based on Multilayer Local Community Detection
16:00-17:00 Keynote: Daniele Quercia. Sensory Mapping
17:00-17:15 Awards Session and Closing Remarks: Taha Yasseri

Lightning Talks & Poster Session 1

Display Num. Lightning Talks & Poster Session 1
1 Roy LeeGitHub and Stack Overflow: Analyzing Developer Interests Across Multiple Social Collaborative Platforms
2 Seungbae Kim. How Are Social Influencers Connected in Instagram?
3 Enrico Bignotti. Mobile Social Media and Academic Performance
4 Jonathan MendietaAffinity Groups: A Linguistic Analysis for Social Network Groups Identification
5 Tu NguyenOn Early-Stage Debunking Rumors on Twitter: Leveraging the Wisdom of Weak Learners
6 Pablo AragónDeliberative Platform Design: The Case Study of the Online Discussions in Decidim Barcelona
7 Hiroaki Yamada. Modeling and Managing Airport Passenger Flow Under Uncertainty: A Case of Fukuoka Airport in Japan
8 Ahmet AkerStance Classification in Out-of-Domain Rumours: A Case Study Around Mental Health Disorders
9 Erik Wetter. Towards Real-Time Prediction of Unemployment and Profession
10 Jennifer Golbeck. The Importance of Consent in User Comfort with Personalization
11 Jisun An. Convergence of Media Attention Across 129 Countries
12 Rehan AhmadEffects of Contact Network Models on Stochastic Epidemic Simul
13 Olessia KoltsovaWhen Internet Really Connects Across Space: Communities of Software Developers in Vkontakte Social Networking Site
14 Chao Wu. Exploratory Analysis of Big Social Data Using MIC/MINE Statistics
15 Mitra Baratchi. Inferring the Social-Connectedness of Locations from Mobility Data
16 Giona CasiraghiFrom Relational Data to Graphs: Inferring Significant Links Using Generalized Hypergeometric Ensembles
17 Katayoun FarrahiDiscovering the Typing Behaviour of Parkinson’s Patients Using Topic Models
18 Mariia Terentieva. Attention Please!: Exploring Collective Knowledge about the Ukrainian Crisis on Wikipedia
19 Brian Pickering. Mediated Behavioural Change in Human-Machine Networks: Exploring Network Characteristics, Trust and Motivation
Fabian BraesemannAn Exploration of Wikipedia Data as a Measure of Regional Knowledge Distribution
21 Ivan Smirnov. The Digital Flynn Effect: Complexity of Posts on Social Media Increases over Time
22 Raquel Rosés Brüngger. Towards Simulating Criminal Offender Movement

Lightning Talks & Poster Session 2

Display Num. Lightning Talks & Poster Session 2
1 Nikolaos BastasDepthRank: Exploiting Temporality to Uncover Important Network Nodes
2 Florian CechExploring Emerging Topics in Social Informatics: An Online Real-Time Tool for Keyword Co-Occurrence Analysis
3 David Garcia. Evaluative Patterns and Incentives in YouTube
4 Suliman Aladhadh. Beyond the Culture Effect on Credibility Perception on Microblogs
5 Jon RoozenbeekI Read It on Reddit: Exploring the Role of Online Communities in the 2016 US Elections News Cycle
6 Rishabh Kaushal. Nudging Nemo: Helping Users Control Linkability Across Social Networks
7 Dhanasekar Sundararaman. Twigraph: Discovering and Visualizing Influential Words Between Twitter Profiles
8 Kaspar Beelen. Computational Controversy
9 Vanessa BracamonteAn Exploratory Study on the Influence of Guidelines on Crowdfunding Projects in the Ethereum Blockchain Platform
10 Grant Blank. Echo Chambers and Media Engagement with Politics
11 Nataliya TkachenkoHow do eyewitness social media reports reflect socio-economic effects of natural hazards?
12 Helena Gallego. Lost in Re-Election: A Tale of Two Spanish Online Campaigns
13 Abdelkader BaggagOn the Role of Political Affiliation in Human Perception
14 Eaman JahaniDifferential Network Effects on Economic Outcomes: A Structural Perspective
15 Zhouhan Chen. Hunting Malicious Bots on Twitter: An Unsupervised Approach
16 Muesluem Atas. Beyond Item Recommendation: Using Recommendations to Stimulate Knowledge Sharing in Group Decisions
17 David Jurgens. Writer Profiling Without the Writer’s Text
18 Bo Wang. A Hierarchical Topic Modelling Approach for Tweet Clustering
19 Peter Potash. Combining Network and Language Indicators for Tracking Conflict Intensity
20 Jiebo LuoPredicting Multiple Risky Behaviors via Multimedia Content
21 Reuben BinnsLike Trainer, Like Bot? Inheritance of Bias in Algorithmic Content Moderation
22 Nick Y. ZhangWhat Can Software Tell Us About Media Coverage and Public Opinion?