Monday, October 7

9:00 - 9:15    Welcome and Introduction
Balachander Krishnamurthy (AT&T Labs--Research)

9:15 - 10:30    Session 1: Keynote - Jaron Lanier (Microsoft Research)
        Session chair: Balachander Krishnamurthy

10:30 - 11:00    Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30    Session 2: Understanding Social Behavior
       Session chair: Amr El Abbadi

We Know How You Live: Exploring the Spectrum of Urban Lifestyles
Nicholas Jing Yuan (Microsoft Research Asia)
Fuzheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)
Defu Lian (Microsoft Research Asia)
Kai Zheng (The University of Queensland)
Siyu Yu (University of California, Berkeley)
Xing Xie (Microsoft Research Asia)

Dynamics of personal social relationships in online social networks: A study on Twitter
Valerio Arnaboldi (IIT-CNR)
Marco Conti (IIT-CNR)
Andrea Passarella (IIT-CNR)
Robin Dunbar (University of Oxford)

Comparing and Combining Sentiment Analysis Methods
Pollyanna Goncalves (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Matheus Araujo (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Fabricio Benevenuto (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Meeyoung Cha (KAIST)

12:30 - 14:00    Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30    Session 3: Prediction
       Session chair: Krishna Gummadi

Social Resilience in Online Communities: The Autopsy of Friendster
David Garcia (Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zurich)
Pavlin Mavrodiev (Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zurich)
Frank Schweitzer (Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zurich)

Social Affinity Filtering: Recommendation through Fine-grained Analysis of User Interactions and Activities
Suvash Sedhain (ANU/NICTA)
Scott Sanner (NICTA/ANU)
Lexing Xie (ANU/NICTA)
Riley Kidd (ANU)
Khoi-Nguyen Tran (ANU)
Peter Christen (ANU)

On the Precision of Social and Information Networks
Reza Bosagh Zadeh (Stanford University)
Ashish Goel (Stanford University)
Kamesh Munagala (Duke University)
Aneesh Sharma (Twitter Inc)

15:30 - 16:00    Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:15    Session 4: Privacy
       Session chair: Alessandra Sala

Cryptagram: Photo Privacy for Online Social Media
Matt Tierney (NYU)
Ian Spiro (NYU)
Christoph Bregler (NYU)
Lakshminarayanan Subramanian (NYU)

Tweeting Under Pressure: Analyzing Trending Topics and Evolving Word Choice on Sina Weibo
Le Chen (Northeastern University)
Chi Zhang (Northeastern University)
Christo Wilson (Northeastern University)

Call Me MayBe: Understanding Nature and Risks of Sharing Mobile Numbers on Online Social Networks
Prachi Jain (IIIT Delhi)
Paridhi Jain (IIIT Delhi)
Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (IIIT Delhi)

Tuesday October 8

9:00 - 10:30    Session 5: Social Network Graphs
        Session chair: Augustin Chaintreau

Hierarchical Community Decomposition Via Oblivious Routing Techniques
W. Sean Kennedy (Bell Labs Research, Alcatel-Lucent)
Jamie Morgenstern (Carnegie Mellon University)
Gordon Wilfong (Bell Labs Research, Alcatel-Lucent)
Lisa Zhang (Bell Labs Research, Alcatel-Lucent)

On the Performance of Percolation Graph Matching
Lyudmila Yartseva (EPFL)
Matthias Grossglauser (EPFL)

Scalable Similarity Estimation in Social Networks: Closeness, Node Labels, and Random Edge Lengths
Edith Cohen (Microsoft Research, SVC)
Daniel Delling (Microsoft Research, SVC)
Fabian Fuchs (KIT, Germany)
Andrew V. Goldberg (Microsoft Research, SVC)
Moises Goldszmidt (Microsoft Research, SVC)
Renato F. Werneck (Microsoft Research, SVC)

10:30 - 11:00    Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30    Session 6: Ads and Apps
       Session chair: Rakesh Agrawal

AppInspect: Large-scale Evaluation of Social Networking Apps
Markus Huber (SBA Research, Vienna PhD school of informatics)
Martin Mulazzani (SBA Research)
Sebastian Schrittwieser (SBA Research)
Edgar Weippl (SBA Research)

Ads by Whom? Ads about What? Exploring User Influence and Contents in Social Advertising
Jaimie Y. Park (KAIST)
Kyoung-Won Lee (KAIST)
Sang Yeon Kim (KAIST)
Chin-Wan Chung (KAIST)

Are Trending Topics useful for marketing? Visibility of Trending Topics vs Traditional Advertisement
Juan Miguel Carrascosa (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Roberto Gonzalez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Ruben Cuevas (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Arturo Azcorra (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Institute IMDEA Networks)

12:30 - 14:00    Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30    Session 7: Crowdsourcing
       Session chair: Ben Zhao

Launch Hard or Go Home! Predicting the Success of Kickstarter Campaigns
Vincent Etter (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Matthias Grossglauser (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Patrick Thiran (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)

Crowd Crawling: Towards Collaborative Data Collection for Large-scale Online Social Networks
Cong Ding (University of Goettingen)
Yang Chen (Duke University)
Xiaoming Fu (University of Goettingen)

Building confederated Web-based services with
Liang Zhang (Northeastern University)
Alan Mislove (Northeastern University)

Fit or Unfit: Analysis and Prediction of 'Closed Questions' on Stack Overflow
Denzil Correa (IIIT-Delhi)
Ashish Sureka (IIIT-Delhi)

15:30 - 16:00    Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:15    Session 8: Trending Topics and Interests
       Session chair: Matthias Grossglauser

Traveling Trends: Social Butterflies or Frequent Fliers?
Emilio Ferrara (Indiana University)
Onur Varol (Indiana University)
Filippo Menczer (Indiana University)
Alessandro Flammini (Indiana University)

Landmark-Based User Location Inference in Social Media
Yuto Yamaguchi (University of Tsukuba)
Toshiyuki Amagasa (University of Tsukuba)
Hiroyuki Kitagawa (University of Tsukuba)

Inferring user interests from tweet times
Dinesh Ramasamy (ECE Department, UCSB)
Sriram Venkateswaran (ECE Department, UCSB)
Upamanyu Madhow (ECE Department, UCSB)

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DUE Friday June 21, 2013 23:59 GMT

PAPER SUBMISSION DUE Friday June 28, 2013 23:59 GMT


CAMERA-READY COPY DUE September 2, 2013

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