Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction

7th International Conference, SBP 2014, Washington, DC, USA, April 1-4, 2014. Proceedings

  • William G. Kennedy
  • Nitin Agarwal
  • Shanchieh Jay Yang
Conference proceedings SBP 2014

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05579-4

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8393)

Table of contents (51 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Oral Presentations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mobility Patterns and User Dynamics in Racially Segregated Geographies of US Cities
      Nibir Bora, Yu-Han Chang, Rajiv Maheswaran
      Pages 11-18
    3. Incorporating Interpretation into Risky Decision-Making
      David A. Broniatowski, Valerie F. Reyna
      Pages 19-26
    4. Who Will Follow a New Topic Tomorrow?
      Biru Cui, Shanchieh Jay Yang
      Pages 43-50
    5. Identifying Emergent Thought Leaders
      Andrew Duchon, Emily S. Patterson
      Pages 51-58
    6. Two 1%s Don’t Make a Whole: Comparing Simultaneous Samples from Twitter’s Streaming API
      Kenneth Joseph, Peter M. Landwehr, Kathleen M. Carley
      Pages 75-83
    7. Estimating Social Network Structure and Propagation Dynamics for an Infectious Disease
      Louis Kim, Mark Abramson, Kimon Drakopoulos, Stephan Kolitz, Asu Ozdaglar
      Pages 85-93
    8. Predicting Social Ties in Massively Multiplayer Online Games
      Jina Lee, Kiran Lakkaraju
      Pages 95-102
    9. Quantifying Political Legitimacy from Twitter
      Haibin Liu, Dongwon Lee
      Pages 111-118
    10. Path Following in Social Web Search
      Jared Lorince, Debora Donato, Peter M. Todd
      Pages 119-127
    11. Multi-objective Optimization for Multi-level Networks
      Brandon Oselio, Alex Kulesza, Alfred Hero
      Pages 129-136
    12. Cover Your Cough! Quantifying the Benefits of a Localized Healthy Behavior Intervention on Flu Epidemics in Washington DC
      Nidhi Parikh, Mina Youssef, Samarth Swarup, Stephen Eubank, Youngyun Chungbaek
      Pages 137-144
    13. Integrating Epidemiological Modeling and Surveillance Data Feeds: A Kalman Filter Based Approach
      Weicheng Qian, Nathaniel D. Osgood, Kevin G. Stanley
      Pages 145-152

About these proceedings


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • William G. Kennedy
    • 1
  • Nitin Agarwal
    • 2
  • Shanchieh Jay Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Social Complexity and Department of Computational Social ScienceGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  2. 2.University of Arkansas at Little RockLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringRochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05578-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05579-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349