SocialCom 2012 (4th IEEE Int.Conf. on Social Computing)

Fourth ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2012)
Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
– September 3-6, 2012

General Chairs
– Anton Nijholt, University of Twente, The Netherlands
– Alessandro Vinciarelli, University of Glasgow, UK, and Idiap, Martigny,

Local Chair
– Dirk Heylen, University of Twente, The Netherlands

The ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom)
will take place in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), September 3-6, 2012. The
focus of SocialCom is on information and communication technologies
aimed at modeling, analysis and synthesis of social interactions. The
program will cover the whole spectrum of contexts where computers play a
role in human-human and human-machine interaction, from co-located,
face-to-face dyadic interactions up to large-scale on-line social

The conference will be articulated into two tracks and the topics
include (but are not limited to) the following:

Social Networks, Media and Services Track
* Social Networks
* Semantic Web
* Mobile Social
* Social Media Analytics and Social Media Intelligence
* Services Science, Quality, Architecture, Management, Tools and Case
* Trust, Privacy, Risk and Security in Social Contexts
* Social Network/ Media/ Service System Design and Architectures
* Applications: collaborative filtering, bookmarking, tagging, and
multi-agent systems, user generated content, blogs, wikis, and

Social Signal Processing Track
* Social Intelligence and Social Cognition
* Social Behavior Modeling
* Social Behavior Analysis and Synthesis
* Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Dynamics, Opinion Representation, and
Influence Process
* Reality Mining
* SSP in Human-Computer Interaction and Interface Design
* SSP in Robot’s Cognition and Action
* Data Mining, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Artificial
Intelligence in Social Contexts
* Social Signal Processing Systems Design and Architectures
* Socially-Adept Interfaces
* Implicit (Human-Behavior-Based) Tagging
* Reality Mining Systems

Submissions must be formatted according to IEEE guidelines and include
regular (10 pages), short (6 pages) and poster papers (2 pages).
Accepted regular papers will be presented as oral, short papers will be
presented as oral or poster depending on the reviews, poster papers will
be presented exclusively as poster.

The submission deadline is May 11th, 2012.

Program Chairs
Bjoern Schuller, Technical University Munich, Germany
Marc Smith, Institute for Social Media Studies, USA

Workshop Chairs
Fabio Pianesi, FBK, Italy
Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge, UK

Doctoral Consortium Chairs
Vanessa Evers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Roelof van Zwol, Yahoo!, USA

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