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CALL FOR PAPERS
The 7th ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2014
Beijing)
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
August 4-7, 2014
http://socialcom2014beijing.scienceengineering.org/
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The 7th ASE Conference series on Social Computing (SocialCom 2014 Beijing)
is the premier international forum for research on information,
communication and interactive technologies that consider social context in
social computing and social media. The program contains two tracks for
paper submission.

IMPORTANT DATES
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Paper Submission: May 15, 2014 (extended)
Workshop Papers Submission: May 15, 2014
Workshop Papers Notification: June 1, 2014
Poster/Demo Submission: May 25, 2014
Acceptance Notification: June 15, 2014
Poster/Demo Acceptance: June 15, 2014
Workshop Papers Camera-ready: June 15, 2014
Industry Speech: June 23, 2014
Final Paper Due: June 25, 2014
Poster/Demo Camera-ready: June 30, 2014

SCOPE AND INTERESTS
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Social Media, Networks, Systems and Services Track
- Mobile and Wearable Social Networks and Systems
- Social Media Analytics and Media Intelligence
- Connecting Offline and Online Networks
- Performance Evaluation of Social Media Services/Systems
- Novel Recommendation and Inference Techniques
- Cyber-physical and Smart Interactive System for Social Networks
- Trend and Virality of Social Media
- Mobile Social Gaming and Analysis
- Applications and Case Studies of the above

Track 2: Social Signal Processing Track
- Social Intelligence
- Social Behavior Modeling and Analysis
- Emotional Intelligence
- Cultural Dynamics, Opinion Representation, and Influence Processes
- Reality Mining
- SSP in Human-Computer Interaction and Interface Design
- Novel Data Mining and Machine Learning in Social Contexts

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
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Zhen Liu, Microsoft, China
Chunming Hu, Beihang University, China

and more to come

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION
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Prepare your manuscripts according to ACM paper guidelines (
http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates) between 6 and 8
pages, and not exceeding 8 pages in PDF format. Submit your paper(s) at the
SocialCom 2014 Beijing submission site (
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/paper-submission/).
Each submission should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the
paper be accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the conference
to present the work in order for the paper to be included in the Digital
Library.

PAPER PUBLICATIONS
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Top 2% accepted papers will be published in the ASE Human Journal.
Rest of the accepted papers will be included in the ACM Digital Library.
Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication
in several SCI-indexed international journals (see website).

WORKSHOPS
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International Workshop on Context Discovery and Data Mining (ContextDD 2014)
International Workshop on Big Data Analytics, Management and Storage (BDAMS
2014)
International Workshop on Extreme Scale Data Cloud Computing Architectures
(SHPC 2014)
International Workshop on Engineering and Experiences with Open Source
Cloud Platforms (EEOSCP 2014)
RWVW-2014: International Workshop on Predicting Real World Behaviors From
Virtual World Data
SoNaEDU-2014: International Workshop on Social Networks and its
Applications on Education

More info:
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/workshops/

POSTERS
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The BigDataScience and SocialCom 2014 poster sessions provide an
interaction opportunity for researchers and practitioners to present and
demonstrate their new and innovative works-in-progress, and to obtain
valuable feedback on ongoing research from a knowledgeable crowd at the
conference.

More info:
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/posters_demos/

DEMOS
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The BigDataScience and SocialCom 2014 demo sessions provide an exciting and
highly interactive way for researchers to demonstrate their latest research
to conference attendees.   We are looking for demos in the areas of big
data, data visualization, data mining, social media, social signal
processing and social computing for presentation at the conference.

More info:
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/posters_demos/

CONTACT INFORMATION
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Email address: [log in to unmask] (attn. to SocialCom Chairs)

Mailing address:
Dept. of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong (attn. to Prof. James She)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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Honorary Chair
Fei-Yue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

General Chairs
Su Yang, Fudan University, China
Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California, USA

Executive Chairs
Alvin Chin, Microsoft, China
Justin Zhan, North Carolina A&T State University, USA

Program Chairs
James She, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Martin Atzmueller, Universit‰t Kassel, Germany

Program Vice-Chairs
Baoliu Ye, Nanjing University, China
Arkaitz Zubiaga, AIRC, Dublin, Ireland
Peng Cui, Tsinghua University, China
Jill Freyne, CSIRO ICT, Australia

Panel Chair
Zhang Lin, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Demo Chairs
Zhiang Wu, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, China
Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, Canada

Poster Chairs
Harold Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Zhiyong Yu, Fuzhou University, China
Hua Yuan, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, China

Workshop Chairs
Mike Liang, Microsoft Research, China
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy

Steering Committee
Merce Crosas, Harvard University, USA
Howard Lander, RENCI/UNC-Chapel Hill, USA
Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA

Advisory Chair
Feng Xia, Dalian University of Technology, China

Sponsorship Chair
Dou Shen, Baidu, China

Local Chair
Minlie Huang, Tsinghua University, China

Publicity Chairs
Ruijin He, Taylor & Francis, China
Christoph Trattner, Know-Center, Austria
Marc Smith, ConnectedAction, USA

Program Committee
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/committee/


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Head of the Social Computing Research Group
@Know-Center
Graz University of Technology
Inffeldgasse 13, 8010 Graz, Austria
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Tel: +43 316 873 30840
Homepage: http://christophtrattner.info

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