Social Informatics

8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Bellevue, WA, USA, November 11-14, 2016, Proceedings, Part I

  • Spiro Emma 
  • Ahn Yong-Yeol 
Conference proceedings SocInfo 2016

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47880-7

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10046)

Table of contents (33 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Networks, Communities, and Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. How Well Do Doodle Polls Do?
      Danya Alrawi, Barbara M. Anthony, Christine Chung
      Pages 3-23
    3. The Social Dynamics of Language Change in Online Networks
      Rahul Goel, Sandeep Soni, Naman Goyal, John Paparrizos, Hanna Wallach, Fernando Diaz et al.
      Pages 41-57
    4. On URL Changes and Handovers in Social Media
      Hossein Hamooni, Nikan Chavoshi, Abdullah Mueen
      Pages 58-74
    5. Comment-Profiler: Detecting Trends and Parasitic Behaviors in Online Comments
      Tai-Ching Li, Abdullah Mueen, Michalis Faloutsos, Huy Hang
      Pages 75-91
    6. On Profiling Bots in Social Media
      Richard J. Oentaryo, Arinto Murdopo, Philips K. Prasetyo, Ee-Peng Lim
      Pages 92-109
    7. A Diffusion Model for Maximizing Influence Spread in Large Networks
      Tu-Thach Quach, Jeremy D. Wendt
      Pages 110-124
    8. Lightweight Interactions for Reciprocal Cooperation in a Social Network Game
      Masanori Takano, Kazuya Wada, Ichiro Fukuda
      Pages 125-137
    9. Continuous Recipe Selection Model Based on Cooking History
      Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
      Pages 138-151
  3. Politics, News, and Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Examining Community Policing on Twitter: Precinct Use and Community Response
      Nina Cesare, Emma S. Spiro, Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick
      Pages 155-167
    3. The Dynamics of Group Risk Perception in the US After Paris Attacks
      Wen-Ting Chung, Kai Wei, Yu-Ru Lin, Xidao Wen
      Pages 168-184
    4. Determining the Veracity of Rumours on Twitter
      Georgios Giasemidis, Colin Singleton, Ioannis Agrafiotis, Jason R. C. Nurse, Alan Pilgrim, Chris Willis et al.
      Pages 185-205
    5. PicHunt: Social Media Image Retrieval for Improved Law Enforcement
      Sonal Goel, Niharika Sachdeva, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, A. V. Subramanyam, Divam Gupta
      Pages 206-223
    6. TwitterNews+: A Framework for Real Time Event Detection from the Twitter Data Stream
      Mahmud Hasan, Mehmet A. Orgun, Rolf Schwitter
      Pages 224-239
    7. Uncovering Topic Dynamics of Social Media and News: The Case of Ferguson
      Lingzi Hong, Weiwei Yang, Philip Resnik, Vanessa Frias-Martinez
      Pages 240-256
    8. Identifying Partisan Slant in News Articles and Twitter During Political Crises
      Dmytro Karamshuk, Tetyana Lokot, Oleksandr Pryymak, Nishanth Sastry
      Pages 257-272
    9. Predicting Poll Trends Using Twitter and Multivariate Time-Series Classification
      Tom Mirowski, Shoumik Roychoudhury, Fang Zhou, Zoran Obradovic
      Pages 273-289

Other volumes

  1. Social Informatics
    8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Bellevue, WA, USA, November 11-14, 2016, Proceedings, Part I
  2. Social Informatics
    8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Bellevue, WA, USA, November 11-14, 2016, Proceedings, Part II

About these proceedings


The two-volume set LNCS 10046 and 10047 constitutes the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2016, held in Bellevue, WA, USA, in November 2016.
The 36 full papers and 39 poster papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 120 submissions. They are organized in topical sections named: networks, communities, and groups; politics, news, and events; markets, crowds, and consumers; and privacy, health, and well-being.


decision support systems online social networks social activities social media analysis user behavior complex networks computational social science content analysis data mining event-based social networks feature extraction machine learning network-oriented modeling recommender systems risk analysis sequence mining smart grids social interaction text mining visualization

Editors and affiliations

  • Spiro Emma 
    • 1
  • Ahn Yong-Yeol 
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-47879-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-47880-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349