Category Archives: Papers

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.

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.

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

Michael

December 13, 2016

Our paper on ‘Reducing controversy by connecting opposing views’ will appear at next year’s WSDM, in Cambridge.
I made a short presentation about the work for our research group meeting – you can find the slides here.