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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Paper Deadline for Dataset Workshop at the Social Media Conference (ICWSM-2009)
Email:   Nicolas_Nicolov_(on)_jdpa.com
Date received:   30 Jan 2009
Deadline:   01 Mar 2009
Start date:   20 May 2009

====================================================== ICWSM-2009 Data Challenge Workshop May 20, 2009 San Jose, Calif., USA in conjunction with the 3rd AAAI Int. Conf. on Weblogs and Social Media http://www.icwsm.org/2009/data/ Deadline: March 1st, 2009 ====================================================== The ICWSM 2009 Spinn3r blog dataset is a collection of 44 million blog posts made between August 1st and October 1st, 2008, and collected by Spinn3r.com. This dataset is freely available to researchers under a liberal data usage agreement. To date there have been 183 downloads of this new dataset. Authors are invited to submit papers to a data challenge workshop to be held on the last day of ICWSM 2009. This workshop will feature research papers as well as a wide-ranging discussion of data issues facing the social media research community. Potential research topics include: * Link analysis; * Social network extraction; * Clustering and topic identification; * Tracing the evolution of news; * Blog search and filtering; * Psychological, sociological, ethnographic, or personality-based studies; * Analysis of influence among bloggers; * Blog summarization and discourse analysis. You should feel free to explore any aspect of the data that you feel would be of interest to the ICWSM community. An award will be presented at ICWSM for the best paper using the dataset. SUBMISSION: Papers may be submitted online at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icwsm09dcw. Submissions may be up to 8 pages in length, must be in PDF format, and must follow the ICWSM formatting guidelines. The deadline for the workshop submissions is March 1st, 2009. ICWSM DATA CHAIRS: * Ian Soboroff, NIST * Akshay Java, Live Labs, Microsoft Best wishes Nicolas (ICWSM co-chair -- www.icwsm.org) --- Dr Nicolas Nicolov Senior Director J.D. Power and Associates [McGraw-Hill company] Web Intelligence REsearch Division (WIRED) 4888 Pearl East Circle, Suite 300W Boulder, CO 80301, U.S.A. Tel: 303.217.8215 / Cell: 310.754.5010 / Fax: 720.565.6883 -------------------------------------------------------- The information contained in this message is intended only for the recipient, and may be a confidential attorney-client communication or may otherwise be privileged and confidential and protected from disclosure. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, please be aware that any dissemination or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify us by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. reserves the right, subject to applicable local law, to monitor and review the content of any electronic message or information sent to or from McGraw-Hill employee e-mail addresses without informing the sender or recipient of the message. -------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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