Web Science meets Network Science Workshop

Web Science meets Network Science

Northwestern University

Organized by:
Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) Laboratory, NU
Annenberg Networks of Networks (ANN), USC
Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO), NU
March 4-6, 2011
Allen Center, Room 221
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Welcome to “Web Science meets Network Science,” the Third International Workshop on Network Theory. The workshop will begin on Friday, March 4th at 6 pm and conclude on Sunday, March 6th at 1 pm. (Following the SONIC/ANN/NICO invitational workshop, there will a public NICO/SONIC 2011 Complexity Conference beginning at 1 pm Sunday, March 6 and running through Monday, March 7, 2011).

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The workshop is being organized by the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) research group at Northwestern, the Annenberg Network of Networks (ANN) at the University of Southern California, and the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO).

  • Noshir Contractor, SONIC, Northwestern
  • Manuel Castells, ANN, USC
  • Peter Monge, ANN, USC
  • Brian Uzzi, NICO, Northwestern
  • Kevin Lynch, NICO, Northwestern



Funding for the workshop is being provided by an National Science Foundation grant to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (IIS-0957718), a MacArthur Foundation grant, and Northwestern University.

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Lada A. Adamic

pdf: Social Networks Caught in the Web

Luis Amaral

pdf: Discover, Understand, Engineer: Why this Sequence is So Challenging in Emerging Systems

Sinan Aral

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

pdf: From the WWW to network Science: Why Was Google’s Pagerank Successful After All?

Tim Berners-Lee

Katy Borner

pdf: Interactive Maps of Science and Technology

Jiawei Han

pdf: Web Structure Mining and Information Network Analysis: An Integrated Approach

James Hendler

pdf: Semantic Web Science

Jure Leskovec

pdf: Rhythms of Information Flow through Networks

Michael Macy

pdf: Network Autocorrelation: Causality and Culture Wars

Marshall Scott Poole

pdf: Modeling the Web – The Interaction Between Theory Building and Data-Driven Discovery

Nigel Shadbolt

Duncan Watts

pdf: Collective Learning in Networks and Web-based Experiments

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