Kennedy, William G., Agarwal, Nitin, Yang, Shanchieh Jay (Eds.)
2014, XVI, 432 p. 142 illus.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction, SBP 2014, held in Washington, DC, USA, in April 2014. The 51 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 101 submissions. The SBP conference provides a forum for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government agencies to exchange ideas on current challenges in social computing, behavioral-cultural modeling and prediction, and on state-of-the-art methods and best practices being adopted to tackle these challenges. The topical areas addressed by the papers are social and behavioral sciences, health sciences, military science, and information science.
Table of Contents.-Oral Presentations.- Human Development Dynamics: An Agent Based Simulation of Adaptive Heterogeneous Games and Social Systems.- Mobility Patterns and User Dynamics in Racially Segregated Geographies of US Cities.- Incorporating Interpretation into Risky Decision-Making: A Computational Model.- Labeling Actors in Social Networks Using a Heterogeneous Graph Kernel.- Sample Size Determination to Detect Cusp Catastrophe in Stochastic Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Monte-Carlo Simulation-Based Approach.- Who Will Follow a New Topic Tomorrow?.- Identifying Emergent Thought Leaders.- System-Subsystem Dependency Network for Integrating Multicomponent Data and Application to Health Sciences.- How Individuals Weigh Their Previous Estimates to Make a New Estimate in the Presence or Absence of Social Influence.- Two 1%s Don’t Make a Whole: Comparing Simultaneous Samples from Twitter’s Streaming API.- Estimating Social Network Structure and Propagation Dynamics for an Infectious Disease.- Predicting Social Ties in Massively Multiplayer Online Games.- Winning by Following the Winners: Mining the Behaviour of Stock Market Experts in Social Media.- Quantifying Political Legitimacy from Twitter.- Path Following in Social Web Search.- Multi-objective Optimization for Multi-level Networks.- Cover Your Cough! Quantifying the Benefits of a Localized Healthy Behavior Intervention on Flu Epidemics in Washington DC.- Integrating Epidemiological Modeling and Surveillance Data Feeds: A Kalman Filter Based Approach.- Identifying Users with Opposing Opinions in Twitter Debates.- A New Approach for Item Ranking Based on Review Scores Reflecting Temporal Trust Factor.- Segmenting Large-Scale Cyber Attacks for Online Behavior Model Generation.- Emergent Consequences: Unexpected Behaviors in a Simple Model to Support Innovation Adoption, Planning, and Evaluation.- Deriving Population Assessment through Opinion Polls, Text Analytics, and Agent-Based Modeling. mFingerprint: Privacy-Preserving User Modeling with Multimodal Mobile Device Footprints.- Poster Presentations.- Using Trust Model for Detecting Malicious Activities in Twitter.- Predicting Guild Membership in Massively Multiplayer Online Games.- Emoticon and Text Production in First and Second Languages in Informal Text Communication.- The Needs of Metaphor.- Behavior in the Time of Cholera: Evidence from the 2008-2009 Cholera Outbreak in Zimbabwe.- Mutual Information Technique in Assessing Crosstalk through a Random-Pairing Bootstrap Method.- New Methods of Mapping: The Application of Social Network Analysis to the Study of the Illegal Trade in Antiquities.- A New Paradigm for the Study of Corruption in Different Cultures.- A Study of Mobile Information Exploration with Multi-touch Interactions.- Dyadic Attribution: A Theoretical Model for Interpreting Online Words and Actions.- Modeling Impact of Social Stratification on the Basis of Time Allocation Heuristics in Society.- The Social Aspect of Voting for Useful Reviews.- Simulating International Energy Security.- Team PsychoSocial Assessment via Discourse Analysis: Power and Comfort/Routine.- Social TV and the Social Soundtrack: Significance of Second Screen Interaction during Television Viewing.- Social Network Structures of Primary Health Care Teams Associated with Health Outcomes in Alcohol Drinkers with Diabetes.- Emerging Dynamics in Crowdfunding Campaigns.- Incorporating Social Theories in Computational Behavioral Models.- Contexts of Diffusion: Adoption of Research Synthesis in Social Work and Women’s Studies.- Temporal Dynamics of Scale-Free Networks.- Big Data-Driven Marketing: How Machine Learning Outperforms Marketers’ Gut-Feeling.- “Frogs in a pot”: An Agent-Based Model of Well-Being versus Prosperity.- Frabjous: A Declarative Domain-Specific Language for Agent-Based Modelling.- Social Maintenance and Psychological Support Using Virtual Worlds.- Civil Unrest Prediction: A Tumblr-Based Exploration.- Studying the Evolution of Online Collective Action: Saudi Arabian Women’s ‘Oct26Driving’ Twitter Campaign.- A Comparative Study of Smoking Cessation Programs on Web Forum and Facebook.