[Call for Papers] SocialCom Beijing 2014 : The 7th ASE International Conference on Social Computing

Aug 4, 2014 – Aug 7, 2014
Beijing, China

Submission Deadline: Apr 30, 2014
Notification Due: Jun 5, 2014
Final Version Due: Jun 25, 2014

http://socialcom2014beijing.scienceengineering.org/

The 7th ASE Conference series on Social Computing (SocialCom 2014 Beijing) is the premier international forum for research on information, communication and interactive technologies that consider social context in social computing and social media. The program contains two tracks for paper submission. 

IMPORTANT DATES
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Workshop Proposal: Feb 15, 2014
Workshop Acceptance Notification: Feb 22, 2014
Paper Submission: April 30, 2014
Acceptance Notification: June 5, 2014
Poster/Demo Submission: June 16, 2014
Industry Speech: June 23, 2014
Final Paper Due: June 25, 2014

SCOPE AND INTERESTS
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Social Media, Networks, Systems and Services Track
– Mobile and Wearable Social Networks and Systems
– Social Media Analytics and Media Intelligence
– Connecting Offline and Online Networks
– Performance Evaluation of Social Media Services/Systems
– Novel Recommendation and Inference Techniques
– Cyber-physical and Smart Interactive System for Social Networks
– Trend and Virality of Social Media
– Mobile Social Gaming and Analysis
– Applications and Case Studies of the above

Track 2: Social Signal Processing Track
– Social Intelligence
– Social Behavior Modeling and Analysis
– Emotional Intelligence
– Cultural Dynamics, Opinion Representation, and Influence Processes
– Reality Mining
– SSP in Human-Computer Interaction and Interface Design
– Novel Data Mining and Machine Learning in Social Contexts

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION
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Prepare your manuscripts according to IEEE paper guidelines (http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html) between 6 and 8 pages, and not exceeding 8 pages in PDF format. Submit your paper(s) at the SocialCom 2014 Beijing submission site (http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/paper-submission/ ). Each submission should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the conference to present the work in order for the paper to be included in the Digital Library.

PAPER PUBLICATIONS
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Top 2% accepted papers will be published in the ASE Human Journal.
Rest of the accepted papers will be included in the IEEE Digital Library.
Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication
in several SCI-indexed international journals (see website).

WORKSHOP PROPOSAL
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Submit a workshop proposal including call-for-papers, organizing committee, important dates, short bio of the organizers to the SocialCom 2014 Beijing workshop chairs. Workshop proceedings will be published by IEEE CS Press. Workshops with more than 15 papers will be granted with a free complimentary registration for the leading workshop organizer. See the workshop website at www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/call-for-workshop/ for more details.

CONTACT INFORMATION
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Email address: socialcom2014bj@gmail.com (attn. to SocialCom Chairs)

Mailing address:
Dept. of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong (attn. to Prof. James She)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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Honorary Chair
Fei-Yue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

General Chairs
Su Yang, Fudan University, China
Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California, USA

Executive Chairs
Alvin Chin, Nokia, China
Justin Zhan, North Carolina A&T State University, USA

Program Chairs
James She, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany

Program Vice-Chairs
Baoliu Ye, Nanjing University, China
Arkaitz Zubiaga, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Peng Cui, Tsinghua University, China
Jill Freyne, CSIRO ICT, Australia

Panel Chair
Zhang Lin, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Demo Chairs
Zhiang Wu, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, China
Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, Canada

Poster Chairs
Harold Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Zhiyong Yu, Fuzhou University, China
Hua Yuan, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, China

Workshop Chairs
Mike Liang, Microsoft Research, China
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy

Steering Committee
Merce Crosas, Harvard University, USA
Howard Lander, RENCI/UNC-Chapel Hill, USA
Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA

Advisory Chair
Feng Xia, Dalian University of Technology, China

Sponsorship Chair
Dou Shen, Baidu, China

Local Chair
Minlie Huang, Tsinghua University, China

Publicity Chairs
Ruijin He, Taylor & Francis, China
Christoph Trattner, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Marc Smith, ConnectedAction, USA

Program Committee
http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/socialcom/beijing/website/committee/