[CITASA] 2nd Call for Contributions: Collective Behaviors and Networks, satellite @ ECCS'13, (Barcelona, September 19, 2013)

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You are cordially invited to submit a contribution to "Collective
Behaviors and
Networks", a one-day satellite event of the 2013 European Conference on
Systems (ECCS'13), to be held in Barcelona, September 19, 2013.

Goal of this workshop is to provide a discussion venue about advances in
study of networks applied to the dynamics of social collective
Particular attention will be devoted, but not limited to, the following

    - Group formation, evolution and group behavior analysis.
    - Modeling, tracking and forecasting dynamic groups in social media.
    - Community detection and dynamic community structure analysis.
    - Social simulation, cultural, opinion, and normative dynamics.
    - Empirical calibration and validation of agent-based social models.
    - Models of social capital, collective action, social movements.
    - Coevolution of network and behavior.

More information on COVEnANT2013 can be found here:
More information on ECCS'13 can be found here: http://eccs13.eu


Participants are invited to submit their contributions via the EasyChair
at the following link:

Contributions must be at most 2 pages long, and must provide the
information: title, list of authors with affiliations, and abstract.
format is PDF only.

More information, about selection, registration, etc., can be found

Important Dates

    May 17, 2013
    Abstract submission deadline

    June 19, 2013
    Notification of acceptance

    September 19, 2013
    Satellite meeting

Data Challenge

    In order to encourage the development of predictive, data-driven
models of
    collective phenomena, a link prediction competition will be held as
part of
    the meeting. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the best
    which will be evaluated according to rigorous scientific criteria by
    program committee of the event. 1st prize: US$800, 2nd prize:

    Further information (task, data set, dates) to be released soon.

Keynote Speakers

    Yong-Yeol Ahn, Indiana University, US
    J. Doyne Farmer, University of Oxford, UK
    Dirk Helbing, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
    Jure Leskovec, Stanford University, US
    Alessandro Vespignani, Northeastern University, US

Special Issue

    The best original contributions will be invited to submit an
    version for inclusion in a special issue of EPJ Data Science

Organizing Committee

    Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Indiana University, US
    Emilio Ferrara, Indiana University, US
    Alessandro Flammini, Indiana University, US
    Filippo Menczer, Indiana University, US

Program Committee

    Luca M. Aiello, Yahoo Research Barcelona, Spain
    Andrea Baronchelli, Northwestern University, US
    Pasquale De Meo, University of Messina, Italy
    Santo Fortunato, Aalto University, Finland
    Jacob Foster, University of Chicago, US
    Matteo Gagliolo, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Bruno Gonçalves, Aix-Marseille Université, France
    Andrea Lancichinetti, Northwestern University, US
    Michael Mäs, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
    Tamás Nepusz, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
    Orion Penner, IMT Lucca, Italy
    Nicola Perra, Northeastern University, US
    Filippo Radicchi, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
    José J. Ramasco, IFISC, Spain
    Carlos Roca, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
    Giancarlo Ruffo, University of Turin, Italy
    Daniel Villatoro, Barcelona Digital Technology Centre, Spain

Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia

Postdoctoral fellow
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
Indiana University

✎ 910 E 10th St ∙ Bloomington ∙ IN 47408
☞ http://cnets.indiana.edu/gciampag at indiana.edu

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