Michael

May 19, 2017

I just gave a talk on ‘Measuring polarization on social media’ at the MLLN Workshop in Anchorage, Alaska, collocated with IJCNN. Many thanks to Izabela Moise and Nino Antulov-Fantulin for the invitation.

The slides are here.

Papers accepted at WebSci 2017

Two full and two short papers I co-authored have been accepted to Web Science 2017:

Full papers:
The Effect of Collective Attention on Controversial Debates on Social Media‘, with K. Garimella, G. De Francisci Morales, A. Gionis.
‘Recommendations for groups in location-based social networks‘, Frederick Ayala, B. Daróczy, A. Benczur, A. Gionis.

Short papers:
Ad-blocking: A study on Performance, Privacy, and Counter-measures‘, with K. Garimella, O. Kostakis.
Factors in Recommending Contrarian Content on Social Media‘, with K. Garimella, G. De Francisci Morales, A. Gionis.

Michael

February 15, 2017

Our tutorial “Polarization on Social Media” has been accepted to the AAAI International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2017). We’ll be the usual team, with Aris, Gianmarco, and Kiran. See you in Montreal, then!

Best Student Paper award at WSDM

We just heard that our paper on “Balancing Opposing Views to Reduce Controversy” (available on the ACM Digital Library) was nominated for best paper at WSDM 2017.

bpnom-wsdm2017

Update: Cornell received the best paper award – and our paper the best student paper award, with Kiran as first author.