Attention all web scientists, please visit the ACM Web Science website to submit your papers, abstracts and research. This year’s ACM Web Science Conference will be held in Evanston, Illinois. Videos of last years conference, held in Koblenz, Germany, can be found on the left side of the ACM homepage.
SONIC Lab director Noshir Contractor delivers opening keynote address titled “From Understanding to Enabling Networks: Using Web Science to Enhance Recommender Systems” at the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, Chicago IL on October 24th For more information see:
SONIC lab collaborator Maryam Fazel-Zarandi, Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto, and Hugh Devlin, Yun Huang, and Director Noshir Contractor of the SONIC lab, had a paper entitled “Expert Recommendation based on Social Drivers, Social Network Analysis, and Semantic Data Representation” accepted by the 2nd International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2011) held as part of the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011).