Diego Gómez-Zará

PhD Student in Technology and Social Behavior Program

Graduate Student Researcher

Office: Frances Searle Building 1.459C
Email:  dgomezara@u.northwestern.edu
Website: http://www.dgomezara.cl
Twitter: @dgzara

Research interest

Team Assembly, Social Networks Analysis, Leadership, Nature Language Processing, and Computational Journalism.

Education:

  • M.Sc. Eng, Computer Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, Minor in Information Technology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Project Contributions

  • My Dream Team: Analyzing patterns of online behavior within team assembly technology
  • Chilean Student Movement: This project explores the different roles performed by social movements’ organizations and leaders on Twitter.

Publications:

  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Miriam Boon, Larry Birnbaum, “Who is the Hero, the Villain, and the Victim? Detection of Roles in News Articles using Natural Language Techniques”, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. ACM, 2018. [https://doi.org/10.1145/3172944.3172993]
  • Denis Parra, Christoph Trattner, Diego Gómez, Matías Hurtado, Xidao Wen, Yu-Ru Lin, “Twitter in academic events: A study of temporal usage, communication, sentimental and topical patterns in 16 Computer Science conferences”, Computer Communications. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2015.07.001]
  • Ruth García, Diego Gómez, Denis Parra, Christoph Trattner, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Eduardo Graells-Garrido, “Language, Twitter and Academic Conferences”, Hypertext 2015: 26th ACM Conference on Hypertext & Social Media Proceedings, 2015. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2700171.2791059]
  • Diego Gómez, Pablo Julio. Chapter 5 “Work Key: Un trabajo interdisciplinario”. “Ordenando el Caos: Gestión y modelamiento de los procesos en la industria de la comunicación”. Editor: Silvia Pellegrini. Ediciones UC. Santiago, Chile. 2015 ISBN N° 978-956-14-1707-6.

Presentations

Posters

  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Jacqueline Ng, Silvia Andreoli, Leslie DeChurch, Noshir S. Contractor, ”Facilitating Effective Team Assembly: Leveraging Recommender Systems to Enable Successful Multidisciplinary Research Collaborations.” Organizational Communication Mini Conference. 2017 October 2017, Athens, USA.
  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Miriam Boon, Larry Birnbaum, ”Who is the Hero and Who is the Villain? Detection of Roles in News Articles by Using Sentiment Analysis.” Computation + Journalism 2017 October 2017, Evanston, USA.
  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Lindsay Larson, Benjamin Jones, Leslie A. DeChurch, Noshir S. Contractor, ”Leadership and Followership Emergence in Space Multiteam Systems.” Web Science Summer School WWSSS 2017 July 2017, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Denis Parra, Noshir Contractor. ”The role of social movement organizations and their leaders in Twitter: Evidence from the Chilean Student Movement”. International School and Conference on Network Science, NETSCI 2017 June 2016, Indianapolis, USA.
  • Diego Gómez-Zará, Denis Parra, Noshir Contractor. ”Using Relational Event Modeling to explain movements’ emergence in Twitter: Evidence from the Chilean Student Movement.” International School and Conference on Network Science, NETSCI 2017 June 2016, Indianapolis, USA