Program


   
29-Mar-2010
08:00 - 16:00 Registration
All day tutorials: Sun-Ki Chai (Tutorial Chair)
08:30 - 12:30 Tutorial 1: (Session 1) Network Workbench - Computational Tools for Social Scientists and Computational Scientists
Katy Börner, Angela Zoss
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08:30 - 12:30 Tutorial 2: Introduction to Computational Social Science
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla
   
12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
   
13:30 - 17:30 Tutorial 3: Translational Social Theories into Computational Form for social scientists
David Sallach
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13:30 - 17:30 Tutorial 4: Fragile Networks for Computational scientists
Anna Nagurney, Patrick Qiang
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13:30 - 17:30 Tutorial 1: (Session 2) Network Workbench - Computational Tools for Social Scientists and Computational Scientists
Katy Börner, Angela Zoss
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30-Mar-2010
07:30 - 16:00 Registration
08:00 - 08:15 Welcome & Admin by Dr. Patricia Mabry
08:15 - 08:45 Welcome by Dr. Jeremy Berg, Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH)
08:45 - 09:15 Keynote: Technology-Mediated Social/Civic Participation
Ben Shneiderman and Jennifer Preece
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Session 1: Chairs: Laurie Fenstermacher, Irene Eckstrand
09:30 - 10:00 1.1 Invited paper: Beyond Degree Distributions: Local to Global Structure of Social Contact Graphs
Stephen Eubanks, Anil Vullikanti, Maleq Khan, Madhav Marathe, Chris Barrett
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10:00 - 10:20 1.2 Endogenous Market-Clearing Prices and Reference Point Adaptation
Arnaud Dragicevic
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10:20 - 10:35 BREAK
10:35 - 10:55 1.3 Modeling effect of leaders in ethno-religious conflicts
Lingzhi Luo, Nilanjan Chakraborty, and Katia Sycara
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10:55 - 11:15 1.4 Calibrating subjective probabilities using hierarchical Bayesian models
Edgar Merkle
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11:15 - 11:35 1.5 State-Dependent Risk Preferences in Evolutionary Games
Patrick Roos and Dana Nau
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11:35 - 11:55 1.6 Social Learning and Cumulative Innovations in a Networked Group
Thomas Wisdom and Robert Goldstone
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11:55 - 13:15 LUNCH
   
Session 2: Chairs: Joe Antonik, Mike Spittel
13:15 - 13:45 1.7 Invited paper: Socio-Technical Behaviors: Crowdsourcing, Crisis and the Research Agenda in 2012
Rebecca Goolsby (Office of Naval Research)
13:45 - 14:05 1.8 Social Factors in Creating an Integrated Capability for Health System Modeling and Simulation
Paul Maglio, Melissa Cefkin, Peter Haas, and Pat Selinger
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14:05 - 14:25 1.9 A System Dynamics Approach to Modeling the Sensitivity of Inappropriate
Emergency Department Utilization

Joshua Behr and Rafael Diaz
14:25 - 14:40 BREAK
14:40 - 15:00 1.10 Using Social Network Analysis for Spam Detection
Dave DeBarr and Harry Wechsler
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15:00 - 15:20 1.11 Literature Search through Mixed-Membership Community Discovery
Tina Eliassi-Rad and Keith Henderson
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15:20 - 15:40 1.12 Predictability and Prediction for an Experimental Cultural Market
Richard Colbaugh, Kristin Glass, and Paul Ormerod
15:40 - 16:00 1.13 Macroeconomic Analysis of Universal Coverage in the U.S.
Zhigang Feng
15:40- 15:55 BREAK
15:55 - 17:10 3 Min Overviews of Poster Board Presentations
Lei Yu (Poster Board Chair)
   
  Poster Board Session/Reception
17:10 - 19:00
  2.1 Assessing Group Interaction with Social Language Network Analysis
Andrew Scholand, Yla Tausczik, and James Pennebaker
  2.2 Analyzing and Tracking Weblog Communities Using Discriminative Collection Representatives
Guozhu Dong and Ting Sa
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  2.3 Assortativity Patterns in Multi-dimensional Inter-organizational Networks:
A Case Study of the Humanitarian Relief Sector

Kang Zhao, Louis-Marie Ngamassi, John Yen, Carleen Maitland, and Andrea Tapia
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  2.4 Deconstructing Interaction Dynamics in Knowledge Sharing Communities
Ablimit Aji and Eugene Agichtein
  2.5 Workings of Collective Intelligence within Open Source Communities
Everett Stiles and Xiaohui Cui
  2.6 Manipulation as a Security Mechanism in Sensor Networks
Ruiyi Zhang, Johnson Thomas, Qiurui Zhu and Mathews Thomas
  2.7 Modeling the Impact of Motivation, Personality, and Emotion on Social Behavior
Lynn Miller, Stephen Read, Wayne Zachary, and Andrew Rosoff
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  2.8 Expressing Effects-based Outcomes from Patterns of Emergent Population Behaviors
Colleen Phillips and Norman Geddes
  2.9 PGT: A Statistical Approach to Prediction and Mechanism Design
David Wolpert and James Bono
  2.10 Developing Cognitive Models for Social Simulation from Survey Data
Jonathan Alt and Stephen Lieberman
  2.11 Dynamic Creation of Social Networks for Syndromic Surveillance Using Information Fusion
Jared Holsopple, Shanchieh Yang, Moises Sudit, and Adam Stotz
  2.12 Calibrating Bayesian Network Representations of Social-Behavioral Models
Paul Whitney and Stephen Walsh
  2.13 Social Network Data and Practices: the case of Friendfeed
Fabio Celli, F. Marta L. Di Lascio, Matteo Magnani, Barbara Pacelli, and Luca Rossi
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  2.14 Predictability in an 'Unpredictable' Artificial Cultural Market
Paul Ormerod and Kristin Glass
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  2.15 Improving an Agent-Based Model by Using Interdisciplinary Approaches for Analyzing
Structural Change in Agriculture

Franziska Appel, Arlette Ostermeyer, Alfons Balmann, and Karin Larsen
  2.16 Exploring the Human Fabric Through an Analyst's Eyes
Nadya Belov, Jeff Patti, Saki Wilcox, Rafael Almanzar, Janet Kim, Jennifer Kellogg, and Steven Dang
  2.17 Mitigating Issues Related to the Modeling of Insurgent Recruitment
Erica Briscoe, Ethan Trewhitt, Lora Weiss, and Elizabeth Whitaker
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  2.18 An Application of Epidemiological Modeling to Information Diffusion
Robert McCormack and William Salter
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  2.19 A Social Network Analysis Approach to Detecting Suspicious Online Financial Activities
Lei Tang, Geoffrey Barbier, Huan Liu and Jianping Zhang
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  2.20 Opponent Classification in Poker
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad and Mohammad El-Idrisi
  2.21 Convergence of Influential Bloggers for Topic Discovery in the Blogosphere
Shamanth Kumar, Reza Zafarani, Mohammad Ali Abbasi, Geoffrey Barbier, and Huan Liu
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  2.22 Sentiment Propagation in Social Networks: a Case Study in LiveJournal
Reza Zafarani, William D. Cole, and Huan Liu
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  2.23 Iranians and Their Pride: Modalities of Political Sovereignty
Mansoor Moaddel
   
31-Mar-2010
07:30 - 12:00 Registration
08:00 - 08:15 Admin by Dr. Patricia Mabry
08:15 - 08:45 Keynote: Statistical Physics and Social Network Analysis: Toward a Quantitative Sociology
H. Eugene Stanley, Professor, Boston University
   
Session 3: Chairs: Elizabeth Ginexi, Gregory Bloss
08:45 - 09:15 1.14 Invited Paper: Projecting Sexual and Injecting HIV Risks into Future Outcomes with Agent-Based Modeling
Georgiy Bobashev (RTI)
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09:15 - 09:35 1.15 Cultural Consensus Theory: Aggregating Responses in a Finite Interval
William Batchelder, Alex Strashny and, A. Kimball Romney
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09:35 - 09:55 1.16 Information Overload and Viral Marketing: Countermeasures and Strategies
Jiesi Cheng, Aaron Sun and Daniel Zeng
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09:55 - 10:15 BREAK
10:15 - 10:35 1.17 Using Model Replication to Improve the Reliability of Agent-Based Models
Wei Zhong and Yushim Kim
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10:35 - 10:55 1.18 Multiscale Comparison of Three-dimensional Trajectories Based on the Curvature Maxima
and Its Application to Medicine

Shoji Hirano and Shusaku Tsumoto
10:55 - 11:15 1.19 A Knowledge Collaboration Network Model Across Disciplines
Anna Nagurney and Qiang Qiang
11:15 - 11:35 1.20 Behavioral Analyses of Information Diffusion Models by Observed Data of Social Network
Kazumi Saito, Masahiro Kimura, Kouzou Ohara, and Hiroshi Motoda
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11:35 - 13:20 LUNCH
   
Session 4: Chairs: Jennifer Urban, Wendy Nilsen
13:20 - 13:50 1.21 Invited Paper: Understanding and Enabling Online Social Networks to Support Healthy Behaviors
Noshir Contractor (Northwestern University)
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13:50 - 14:10 1.22 Developing Social Networks for Artificial Societies from Survey Data
Stephen Lieberman and Jonathan Alt
14:10 - 14:30 1.23 A Dynamical Systems Model for Understanding Behavioral Interventions for Weight Loss
J.-Emeterio Navarro-Barrientos, Daniel E. Rivera, and Linda M. Collins
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14:30 - 14:50 1.24 COLBERT: A Scoring Based Graphical Model For Expert Identification
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad and Xin Zhao
14:50 - 15:10 1.25 An Agent-based Model for Studying Child Maltreatment and Child Maltreatment Prevention
Xiaolin Hu and Richard Puddy
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15:10 - 15:30 1.26 Gryphon: A Hybrid Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Platform for Infectious Diseases
Bin Yu, Jijun Wang, Michael McGowan, Ganesh Vaidyanathan, and Kristofer Younger
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15:30 - 15:45 BREAK
15:45 - 16:05 1.27 A Risk factor analysis of West Nile Virus: Extraction of Relationships from a Neural-Network Model
Debarchana Ghosh and Rajarshi Guha
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16:05 - 16:25 1.28 Coevolution of Epidemics, Social Networks, and Individual Behavior: A Case Study
Jiangzhuo Chen, Achla Marathe, and Madhav Marathe
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16:25 - 16:45 1.29 User Generated Content Consumption and Social Networking in Knowledge-Sharing OSNs
Jake Lussier, Troy Raeder, and Nitesh Chawla
16:45 - 17:05 1.30 Where are the Academic Jobs? Interactive Exploration of Job Advertisements in Geospatial
and Topical Space

Angela Zoss, Michael Conover, and Katy Börner
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17:05 Closing Discussions and Workshop Guidelines
   
 
01-Apr-2010
08:00 - 10:00 Registration
  Post-conference Workshop: Cross-fertilization Roundtables and Federal Funding Panels
Workshop Chairs: Fahmida Chowdhury, Bethany Deeds
08:30 - 08:45 Introduction and instructions for Cross-fertilization Roundtables (Balcony B)
08:55 - 09:25 Round Table Discussions - Session 1 (Room E1/E2 & F1/F2)
09:25 - 09:55 Round Table Discussions - Session 2 (Room E1/E2 & F1/F2)
09:55 - 10:25 Round Table Discussions - Session 3 (Room E1/E2 & F1/F2)
10:25 - 10:40 BREAK and Informal Networking
10:40 - 11:25 Federal Funding Panel: Part A (Balcony B)
11:25 - 12:10 Federal Funding Panel: Part A (Balcony B)
12:10 - 12:20 Concluding Remarks


Panel Presenters:
Gregory Bloss, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Olga Brazhnik, National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Jennifer Couch, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethany Deeds, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Rebecca Goolsby, Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Mike Huerta, National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Kelly Joyce, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Terry Lyons, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Mar Lou Maher, Directorate for Computer, Information Science, & Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grace Peng, National Institute on Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Jill Reedy, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)