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From: Alvin Chin <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 11:31 PM
Subject: Call for papers for 8th International Workshop on Modeling Social
Media: Machine Learning and AI for Modeling and Analyzing Social Media (MSM
2017)
To: Alvin Chin <[log in to unmask]>


Dear colleagues,

Do you have any work in machine learning and AI that is applicable to
social media?  If so, please consider submitting to the 8th International
Workshop on Modeling Social Media (MSM 2017) co-located with the ACM WWW
2017 conference in the land down under, Perth, Australia.

The call for papers is attached and also inserted here inline.  The
deadline is January 7, 2017 23:59 PM Australian Western Standard Time.

Please forward to others who may be interested.

Wish you all best wishes for the end of 2016 and a Happy New Year 2017!

Thanks.

Alvin
--
Alvin Chin
Senior Researcher, Machine Learning, BMW Technology Corporation, BMW Group
Co-chair, Modeling Social Media 2017 workshop
http://www.alvinychin.com

----

 ** Please forward to anyone who might be interested **
--------------------------------------------------------------
                      CALL FOR PAPERS
8th International Workshop on Modeling Social Media (MSM'2017)
Machine Learning and AI for Modeling and Analyzing Social Media

        to be held on April 3-7, 2017, Perth, Australia
               co-located with ACM WWW 2017

        http://www.kde.cs.uni-kassel.de/ws/msm2017/
--------------------------------------------------------------

Important Dates:
================
** Submission Deadline: Jan 7, 2017 (23:59 Australian Western Standard Time)
** Notification of Acceptance: Jan 31, 2017
** Camera-Ready Versions Due: Feb 14, 2017
** Workshop date: April 3-7, 2017 (exact date to be determined)


Workshop Organizers:
====================
Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany;[log in to unmask]
Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia; [log in to unmask]
Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA; [log in to unmask]
Jianxin Li, University of Western Australia, Australia;
[log in to unmask]
Christoph Trattner, Know-Center, Austria; [log in to unmask]

In this workshop, we aim to attract researchers from all over the world
working on Machine Learning and AI models for social media data analytics
and predictive insights. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and
LinkedIn have paved the way for generating huge amount of diverse data in a
short period of time. Such social media data require the application of big
data analytics to produce meaningful information to both information
consumers and data generators. Machine learning and AI techniques are
particularly effective in situations where deep and predictive insights
need to be uncovered from such social media data sets that are large,
diverse and fast changing. We aim to focus on machine learning and AI
driven data analytics and predictive modeling on social media and the web.
We invite researchers that are interested in going beyond standard
analytics approaches and discovering the knowledge/insights hidden in the
large and fast-changing social media data.

In this context, we would also like to invite researchers in the machine
learning, AI, natural language processing, data and web mining community to
lend their expertise to help to increase our understanding of the web and
social media. We are interested in receiving papers related to the
following topics which include but are not limited to:

* AI, machine learning and natural language processing for social media,
big data and the web
* Learning analytics methods or frameworks for social media, big data and
the web
* Learning activities, applications and interventions
* Approaches for social influence learning
* Learning methods for social link prediction
* Methods for learning social activities and behavioral analytic metrics
* Approaches and algorithms for efficient learning
* Evaluation of learning analytics frameworks and metrics
* Applications of any of the above methods and technologies

The goal of this workshop is to study the application of machine learning
and AI approaches and algorithms to social media, big data and the web.

Submissions: We solicit full research papers (4-6 pages), and short
papers (1-4 pages) both in the ACM conference paper style.
Papers should be submitted in EasyChair to
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=msm2017

Program Committee:
==================
Javier Luis Canovas Izquierdo, IN3 - UOC, Spain
Arkaitz Zubiaga, University of Warwick, UK
Shaghayegh Sahebi, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Sharon Hsiao, Arizona State University, USA
Bin Guo, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Michael Granitzer, University of Passau, Germany
Kjetil Nørvåg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Mark Kibanov, University of Kassel, Germany
Eelco Herder, L3S Research Center, Germany
Denis Parra, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Robin Burke, DePaul University, USA
Su Yang, Fudan University, China
Geert-Jan Houben, TU Delft, Netherlands
Harold Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China


Proceedings:
============
Contributions will be included in the Companion volume of the ACM
WWW2017 conference, which will be published by ACM and included
in the ACM Digital Library. However, to make that happen at least one
author of the accepted paper has to register. At the time of submission of
the final
camera-ready copy, authors will have to indicate the already
registered person for that publication.

Any paper published by the ACM, IEEE, etc. which can be properly
cited constitutes research which must be considered in judging the
novelty of a WWW submission, whether the published paper was in a
conference, journal, or workshop. Therefore, any paper previously
published as part of a WWW workshop must be referenced and suitably
extended with new content to qualify as a new submission to the
Research Track at the WWW conference.

Submission guidelines:
======================
All submitted papers must
    * be written in English;
    * contain author names, affiliations, and email addresses;
    * be formatted according to the ACM SIG Proceedings template
(http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates)
with a font size no smaller than 9pt;
    * be in PDF (make sure that the PDF can be viewed on any
platform), and formatted for US Letter size;
    * occupy no more than six pages, including the abstract,
references, and appendices.

It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that their submissions
adhere strictly to the required format.
Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be
rejected without review.

All submissions must be entered into the reviewing system:
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=msm2016

Contact:
========
Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany;[log in to unmask]
Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia; [log in to unmask]
Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA; [log in to unmask]
Jianxin Li, University of Western Australia, Australia;
[log in to unmask]
Christoph Trattner, Know-Center, Austria; [log in to unmask]

Follow us on:
=============
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/527164050627185/
Twitter https://twitter.com/msm_workshop

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 ** Please forward to anyone who might be interested ** -------------------------------------------------------------- CALL FOR PAPERS 8th International Workshop on Modeling Social Media (MSM'2017) Machine Learning and AI for Modeling and Analyzing Social Media to be held on April 3-7, 2017, Perth, Australia co-located with ACM WWW 2017 http://www.kde.cs.uni-kassel.de/ws/msm2017/ -------------------------------------------------------------- Important Dates: ================ ** Submission Deadline: Jan 7, 2017 (23:59 Australian Western Standard Time) ** Notification of Acceptance: Jan 31, 2017 ** Camera-Ready Versions Due: Feb 14, 2017 ** Workshop date: April 3-7, 2017 (exact date to be determined) Workshop Organizers: ==================== Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany;[log in to unmask] Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia; [log in to unmask] Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA; [log in to unmask] Jianxin Li, University of Western Australia, Australia; [log in to unmask] Christoph Trattner, Know-Center, Austria; [log in to unmask] In this workshop, we aim to attract researchers from all over the world working on Machine Learning and AI models for social media data analytics and predictive insights. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have paved the way for generating huge amount of diverse data in a short period of time. Such social media data require the application of big data analytics to produce meaningful information to both information consumers and data generators. Machine learning and AI techniques are particularly effective in situations where deep and predictive insights need to be uncovered from such social media data sets that are large, diverse and fast changing. We aim to focus on machine learning and AI driven data analytics and predictive modeling on social media and the web. We invite researchers that are interested in going beyond standard analytics approaches and discovering the knowledge/insights hidden in the large and fast-changing social media data. In this context, we would also like to invite researchers in the machine learning, AI, natural language processing, data and web mining community to lend their expertise to help to increase our understanding of the web and social media. We are interested in receiving papers related to the following topics which include but are not limited to: * AI, machine learning and natural language processing for social media, big data and the web * Learning analytics methods or frameworks for social media, big data and the web * Learning activities, applications and interventions * Approaches for social influence learning * Learning methods for social link prediction * Methods for learning social activities and behavioral analytic metrics * Approaches and algorithms for efficient learning * Evaluation of learning analytics frameworks and metrics * Applications of any of the above methods and technologies The goal of this workshop is to study the application of machine learning and AI approaches and algorithms to social media, big data and the web. Submissions: We solicit full research papers (4-6 pages), and short papers (1-4 pages) both in the ACM conference paper style. Papers should be submitted in EasyChair to https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=msm2017 Program Committee: ================== Javier Luis Canovas Izquierdo, IN3 - UOC, Spain Arkaitz Zubiaga, University of Warwick, UK Shaghayegh Sahebi, University of Pittsburgh, USA Sharon Hsiao, Arizona State University, USA Bin Guo, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China Michael Granitzer, University of Passau, Germany Kjetil Nørvåg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Mark Kibanov, University of Kassel, Germany Eelco Herder, L3S Research Center, Germany Denis Parra, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile Robin Burke, DePaul University, USA Su Yang, Fudan University, China Geert-Jan Houben, TU Delft, Netherlands Proceedings: ============ Contributions will be included in the Companion volume of the ACM WWW2017 conference, which will be published by ACM and included in the ACM Digital Library. However, to make that happen at least one author of the accepted paper has to register. At the time of submission of the final camera-ready copy, authors will have to indicate the already registered person for that publication. Any paper published by the ACM, IEEE, etc. which can be properly cited constitutes research which must be considered in judging the novelty of a WWW submission, whether the published paper was in a conference, journal, or workshop. Therefore, any paper previously published as part of a WWW workshop must be referenced and suitably extended with new content to qualify as a new submission to the Research Track at the WWW conference. Submission guidelines: ====================== All submitted papers must * be written in English; * contain author names, affiliations, and email addresses; * be formatted according to the ACM SIG Proceedings template (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates) with a font size no smaller than 9pt; * be in PDF (make sure that the PDF can be viewed on any platform), and formatted for US Letter size; * occupy no more than six pages, including the abstract, references, and appendices. It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that their submissions adhere strictly to the required format. Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be rejected without review. All submissions must be entered into the reviewing system: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=msm2016 Contact: ======== Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany;[log in to unmask] Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia; [log in to unmask] Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA; [log in to unmask] Jianxin Li, University of Western Australia, Australia; [log in to unmask] Christoph Trattner, Know-Center, Austria; [log in to unmask] Follow us on: ============= Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/527164050627185/ Twitter https://twitter.com/msm_workshop     ---------------------------------------------------------------     For news of CHI books, courses & software, join CHI-RESOURCES      mailto: [log in to unmask]     To unsubscribe from CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS send an email to      mailto:[log in to unmask]     For further details of CHI lists see http://listserv.acm.org     ---------------------------------------------------------------

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