SocialSens 2018 Program

Hyatt Regency, Orlando; April 17th, 2018


8:30-8:45: Opening: Timothy P Hanratty, ARL

8:45-10:00 Keynote Talk

Speaker: Radu Marculescu, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Understanding and Engineering Social Signals: A Network- and Data-Driven Perspective

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Vision Discussions (Session Chair: Lu Su)

Operating in the New Information Environment: An Army Vision of Social Sensing?
Sue Kase and Elizabeth Bowman

The Future of Deception: Machine-Generated and Manipulated Images, Video, and Audio?
Jonathan Bakdash, Char Sample, Monica Rankin, Murat Kantarcioglu, Jennifer Holmes, Sue Kase, Erin Zaroukian and Boleslaw Szymanski

Veracity Enriched Event Extraction
Ning Yu and Graham Horwood

Understanding Multi-stage, Multi-modal, Multimedia events in Social Media
Vadim Kagan and Siva Subrahmanian

Improving Trustworthiness of Human Sensing Data via Open Data
Mikkel Kjærgaard, Fisayo Caleb Sangogboye, Anooshmita Das and Jens Hjort Schwee

Design of Scalable IoT Platform using Hazard Sensor, Open and Social Data
Su-Seong Chai and Dongjun Suh

Realizing the full potential of (infra-)structures for inter-agency communication before, during, and after disasters using the example of APAN (All Partners Access Network)
Ly Dinh and Jana Diesner

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Social Sensing: Technical Advances, Challenges, and Risks (Session Chair: Sue Kase)

Analysis of Driver Behavior in Times of Crisis
Manda Winlaw, Alycia Perkins and Allaa R. Hilal

Privacy preserving, crowd sourced crime Hawkes processes
George Mohler

Detecting Label Errors in Crowd-Sourced Smartphone Sensor Data
Xiao Bo, Christian Poellabauer, Megan K. O’brien, Chaithanya Krishna Mummidisetty and Arun Jayaraman

Leadership of Data Annotation Teams
Ian Mcculloh, James Burck, Josef Behling, Michael Burks and Jonathon Parker

2:00-3:00 Panel #1: Physics of Information Propagation (Moderator: Tarek Abdelzaher)

Vadim Kagan, Sentimetrix
Ivan Garibay, University of Central Florida
George Mohler, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Mark Orr, Virginia Tech

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-4:30 Social Sensing: Leveraging Digital Social Trace Data (Session Chair: Jana Diesner)

Effects of Social Media Involvement, Context, and Data-Type on Opinion Formation
Derrik Asher, Justine Caylor and Alexis Neigel

5 Steps to Make Art Museums Tweet Influentially
Marco Furini, Federica Mandreoli, Riccardo Martoglia and Manuela Montangero

Identification of Landscape Preferences by using Social Media Analysis
Ankit Rai, Barbara Minsker, Jana Diesner, Karrie Karahalios and Yicheng Sun

Public Health and Social Media: Language Analysis of Vaccine Conversations
Marco Furini and Gabriele Menegoni

4:30-5:30 Panel #2: Internet of Social and Physical Things: Applications and Challenges (Moderator: Jana Diesner)

Tancrede Le Point, SRI International
Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illiniois at Urbana Champaign
Chenyang Lu, Washingon University at St. Louis
Moises Sudit, University at Buffalo