CFP: ASONAM 2011 (Due: March 1, 2011)

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CALL FOR PAPERS The International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2011)

July 25-27, 2011 - Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

The study of social networks originated in social and business communities. In recent years, social network research has advanced significantly; the development of sophisticated techniques for Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) has been highly influenced by the online social Web sites, email logs, phone logs and instant messaging systems, which are widely analyzed using graph theory and machine learning techniques. People perceive the Web increasingly as a social medium that fosters interaction among people, sharing of experiences and knowledge, group activities, community formation and evolution. This has led to a rising prominence of SNAM in academia, politics, homeland security and business. This follows the pattern of known entities of our society that have evolved into networks in which actors are increasingly dependent on their structural embedding.

The international conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2011) will primarily provide an interdisciplinary venue that will bring together practitioners and researchers from a variety of SNAM fields to promote collaborations and exchange of ideas and practices. ASONAM 2011 is intended to address important aspects with a specific focus on the emerging trends and industry needs associated with social networking analysis and mining. The conference solicits experimental and theoretical works on social network analysis and mining along with their application to real life situations.

General areas of interest to ASONAM 2011 include information science and mathematics, communication studies, business and organizational studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and medicine.

More specialized topics within ASONAM include, but are not limited to:

                Anomaly detection in social network evolution Application of social network analysis

		Application of social network mining
		Communities discovery and analysis in large scale online social
		Communities discovery and analysis in large scale offline social
		Connection between biological similarities and social network
		Contextual social network analysis
		Contextual social network mining
		Crime data mining and network analysis
		Cyber anthropology
		Dark Web
		Data protection inside communities
		Detection of communities by document analysis
		Dynamics and evolution patterns of social networks
		Economical impact of social network discovery
		Evolution of patterns in the Web
		Evolution of communities in the Web
		Evolution of communities in organizations
		Geography of social networks
		Impact of social networks on recommendations systems
		Information acquisition and establishment of social relations
		Influence of cultural aspects on the formation of communities
		Knowledge networks
		Large-scale graph algorithms for social network analysis
		Misbehavior detection in communities
		Migration between communities
		Multi-agent based social network modeling and analysis
		Open source intelligence
		Pattern presentation for end-users and experts
		Personalization for search and for social interaction
		Preparing data for Web mining
		Political impact of social network discovery
		Privacy, security and civil liberty issues
		Recommendations for product purchase, information acquisition and
establishment of social relations
		Recommendation networks
		Scalability of social networks
		Scalability of Search algorithms on social networks
		Social and cultural anthropology
		Social geography
		Social psychology of information diffusion
		Temporal analysis on social networks topologies
		Visual representation of dynamic social networks
		Web mining algorithms
		Web communities

Instructions for Authors
Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to the above topics are solicited.

Full paper submission deadline is March 1, 2011. These papers will follow an academic review process. Full paper manuscripts must be in English with a maximum length of 8 pages (using the IEEE two- column template).

Submissions should include the title, author(s), affiliation(s), email  address(es), tel/fax numbers, abstract, and postal address(es) on the first page. Papers should be submitted to the conference Web site: If Web submission is not possible, manuscripts should be sent as an attachment via email to by March 1, 2011. The attachment must be in PDF or Word .doc format.

Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Authors should certify that their papers represent substantially new previously unpublished work. Paper submission implies that the intent is for one of the authors to present the paper if accepted and that at least one of the authors register for a full conference fee. Received on Thu Feb 03 2011 - 16:07:53 CET

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