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SocInfo2013: Call for Participation

posted Nov 11, 2013, 12:32 PM by Christian Timmerer
The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2013) 

25-27 November 2013, Kyoto, Japan 

The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2013) is an interdisciplinary venue for researchers from informatics and the social & management sciences to come together to share ideas and opinions, and to 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.

Keynote Speakers:
  • Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
  • Yoshiyuki Hashimoto (University of Tokyo)
  • Irwin King (Chinese University of Hong Kong) 
Co-located Events:


  • Towards a Spatial and Temporal Representation of Social Processes by Christophe Claramunt (Naval Academy Research Institute, France) 


Accepted Papers:


Modeling Analogies for Human-Centered Information Systems 

Christoph Lofi and Christian Nieke

Resilience of Social Networks Under Different Attack Strategies 

Mohammad Ayub Latif, Muhammad Naveed and Faraz Zaidi

Follow My Friends This Friday! An Analysis of Human-generated Friendship Recommendations

Ruth Garcia Gavilanes, Neil O_fHare, Luca Maria Aiello and Alejandro Jaimes

A Divide-and-Conquer Approach for Crowdsourced Data Enumeration

Hideto Aoki and Atsuyuki Morishima

Passive Participation in Communities of Practice: Scope and Motivations

Azi Lev-On and Odelia Adler

An Ontology-based Approach to Sentiment Classification of Mixed Opinions in Online Restaurant Reviews

Hea-Jin Kim and Min Song

Automating Credibility Assessment of Arabic News

Mohamed Hammad and Elsayed Hemayed

The Study of Social Mechanisms of Organization, Boundary Capabilities, and Information System

Shiuann-Shuoh Chen, Pei-Yi Chen, Yu Min and Yu-Wei Chuang

Predicting User_fs Political Party using Ideological Stances

Swapna Gottipati, Minghui Qiu, Liu Yang, Feida Zhu and Jing Jiang

A Fast Method for Detecting Communities from Tripartite Networks

Kyohei Ikematsu and Tsuyoshi Murata

Information vs Interaction: An Alternative User Ranking Model for Social Networks

Wei Xie, Ai Phuong Hoang, Feida Zhu and Ee-Peng Lim

Feature Extraction and Summarization of Recipes using Flow Graph

Yoko Yamakata, Shinji Imahori, Yuichi Sugiyama, Shinsuke Mori and Katsumi Tanaka

Unsupervised Opinion Targets Expansion and Modification Relation Identification for Microblog Sentiment Analysis

Jenq-Haur Wang and Ting-Wei Yeh

An Ontology-based Technique for Online Profile Resolution

Keith Cortis, Simon Scerri, Ismael Rivera and Siegfried Handschuh

The Three Dimensions of Social Prominence

Diego Pennacchioli, Giulio Rossetti, Luca Pappalardo, Fosca Giannotti, Dino Pedreschi and Michele Coscia

Automatic Thematic Content Analysis: Finding Frames in News

Daan Odijk, Bjorn Burscher, Rens Vliegenthart and Maarten de Rijke

Optimal scales in weighted networks

Diego Garlaschelli, Sebastian E. Ahnert, Thomas M. A. Fink and Guido Caldarelli

Diversity-Based HITS: Web Page Ranking by Referrer and Referral Diversity

Yoshiyuki Shoji and Katsumi Tanaka

The Babel of Software Development: Linguistic Diversity in Open Source

Bogdan Vasilescu, Alexander Serebrenik and Mark G. J. van den Brand

Using and Asking: APIs Used in the Android Market and Asked About in StackOverflow

David Kavaler, Daryl Posnett, Clint Gibler, Hao Chen, Premkumar Devanbu and Vladimir Filkov

Social-Urban Neighborhood Search based on Crowd Footprints Network

Shoko Wakamiya, Ryong Lee and Kazutoshi Sumiya

A Notification-centric Mobile Interaction Survey and Framework

Jonas Elslander and Katsumi Tanaka

Social Sensing for Urban Crisis Management: The Case of Singapore Haze

Philips Kokoh Prasetyo, Ming Gao, Ee-Peng Lim and Christie Napa Scollon


Changing with Time: Modelling and Detecting User Lifecycle Periods in Online Community Platforms

Matthew Rowe

A Novel Social Event Recommendation Method Based on Social and Collaborative Friendships

Yu-Chun Sun and Chien Chin Chen

Factors that Influence Social Networking Service Private Information Disclosure at Diverse Openness and Scopes

Basilisa Mvungi and Mizuho Iwaihara

An Approach to Building High-Quality Tag Hierarchies from Crowdsourced Taxonomic Tag Pairs

Fahad Almoqhim, David E. Millard and Nigel Shadbolt

Polarity Detection of Foursquare Tips

Felipe Moraes, Marisa Vasconcelos, Patrick Prado, Daniel Dalip, Jussara Almeida and Marcos Goncalves

Predicting Social Density in Mass Events to Prevent Crowd Disasters

Bernhard Anzengruber, Danilo Pianini, Jussi Nieminen and Alois Ferscha

Modeling Social Capital of Bureaucratic Hierarchy for Analyzing Promotion Decisions

Jyi-Shane Liu, Zhuan-Yao Lin and Ke-Chih Ning

The estimation of aNobii users_f reading diversity using book co-ownership data: a social analytical approach

Muhchyun Tang, Yi-Ling Ke and Yi-Jin Sie

Aspects of Rumor Spreading on a Microblog Network

Sejeong Kwon, Meeyoung Cha, Kyomin Jung, Wei Chen and Yajun Wang

Traffic Condition is More than Colored Lines on a Map: Characterization of Waze Alerts

Thiago H. Silva, Pedro Olmo Vaz de Melo, Aline Carneiro Viana, Jussara M. Almeida, Juliana Salles and Antonio A. F. Loureiro

Why Do I Retweet It? An Information Propagation Model for Microblogs

Fabio Pezzoni, Jisun An, Andrea Passarella, Jon Crowcroft and Marco Conti

Society as a Life Teacher ? Automatic Recognition of Instincts Underneath Human Actions by Using Blog Corpus

Rafal Rzepka and Kenji Araki

Temporal, cultural and thematic aspects of web credibility

Radoslaw Nielek, Aleksander Wawer, Michal Jakowski-Lorek and Adam Wierzbicki

How do Students Search during Class and Homework? A query log analysis for academic purposes

Rafael Lopez-Garcia, Makoto P. Kato, Yoko Yamakata and Katsumi

On Constrained Adding Friends in Social Networks

Hoang Bao Thien and Abdessamad Imine


Metro: Exploring Participation in Public Events

Luca Chiarandini, Luca Maria Aiello, Neil O_fHare and Alejandro Jaimes

Social Listening for Customer Acquisition

Juan Du, Biying Tan, Feida Zhu and Ee-Peng Lim

Pilot Study toward realizing Social Effect in O2O Commerce Services

Tse-Ming Tsai, Ping-Che Yang and Wen-Nan Wang

Organizing Committee: 

General Co-Chairs:

- Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University, Japan)

- Andrew Flanagin (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)

Program Co-Chairs: 

- Ee Peng Lim (Singapore Management University, Singapore)

- Adam Jatowt (Kyoto University, Japan)

- Ying Ding (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA)

- Asako Miura (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan)

- Keishi Tajima (Kyoto University, Japan)

Workshop/Tutorial Co-Chairs: 

- Akiyo Nadamoto (Konan University, Japan)

- Jochen Leidner (Thomson Reuters, Switzerland)

Demo Co-Chairs: 

- Taro Tezuka (Tsukuba University, Japan)

- Gael Dias (Normandie University, Caen, France)

Publicity Co-Chairs: 

- Yoshinori Hijikata (Osaka University, Japan)

- Antoine Doucet (Normandie University, Caen, France)

- Ricardo Campos (Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, Portugal)

- Goh Hoe Lian Dion (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

- Atsuyuki Morishima (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

- Leonard Bolc (Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Poland)


- Chair: Kazutoshi Sumiya (University of Hyogo, Japan)

- Hiroaki Ohshima (Kyoto University, Japan)

- Daisuke Kitayama (Kogakuin University, Japan)

Web Chair: 

- Makoto P. Kato (Kyoto University, Japan)

Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:

- Takehiro Yamamoto (Kyoto University, Japan)

- Toshiyuki Shimizu (Kyoto University, Japan)