4th Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
May 23-26, 2010, George Washington University, Washington, DC
The schedule for the workshop is here.
Continuing the ICWSM tradition, ICWSM 2010 is sponsoring a data challenge. This year's challenge builds atop the ICWSM 2009 dataset, and adds several accompanying resources built by contributors to the 2009 data challenge workshop. We invite you to download the dataset, explore it, learn something interesting about it, and submit a paper about it to ICWSM 2010.
Good research topics include...
- link analysis
- social network extraction
- 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
But you should feel free to explore any aspect of the data that you feel would be of interest to the ICWSM community.
List of papers accepted to the Data Challenge WorkshopNews Detection in the Blogosphere:Two Approaches Based on Structure and Content Analysis [pdf]
Leandro Franco and Hideki Kawai
The ICWSM 2010 JDPA Sentiment Corpus for the Automotive Domain [pdf]
Jason Kessler, Miriam Eckert, Lyndsie Clark and Nicolas Nicolov
Extracting Information Networks from the Blogosphere: State-of-the-Art and Challenges [pdf]
Filipe Mesquita, Yuval Merhav and Denilson Barbosa
Statistical Measure of the Effectiveness of the Open Editing Model of Wikipedia [pdf]
Sara Javanmardi, Yasser Ganjisaffar, Cristina Lopes and Pierre Baldi
Authors are invited to submit papers to a special data challenge workshop, to be held in conjunction with the ICWSM conference.
We also welcome authors to submit papers on the dataset to the main ICWSM conference. Time permitting, we will invite authors of accepted ICWSM papers on the dataset to also briefly present their work at the workshop.
Workshop papers should be submitted online at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icwsm10dcw.
DatasetsPlease see the data page for more details on the datasets available.
CommunityWe have a mailing list for discussing the datasets at http://groups.google.com/group/icwsm-data. Please join to talk about whatever you're doing with the data. In particular, if you are looking for groups to collaborate with, here's a forum for you. We also have a project at Google Code, http://code.google.com/p/icwsm-data/, where we can host tools and resources that you create to go along with the datasets.
Ian Soboroff, NIST
Akshay Java, Microsoft