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First session (April 7)


Scribing for this session (made by Yoonji)

Topic.1 "Measurement and Evolution of Online Social Networks"


tier1:
Leskovec et al. Graphs over time: densification laws, shrinking diameters and possible explanations. Proceedings of KDD (2005)
Presented by Evangelia
Slides

tier2:
Mislove et al. Measurement and analysis of online social networks. Proceedings of the … (2007)
Leskovec et al. Microscopic evolution of social networks. Proceeding of the 14th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2008) pp. 462-470
Kumar et al. Structure and evolution of online social networks. Link Mining: Models, Algorithms, and Applications (2010) pp. 337-357
Discussed by Ophir
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Topic. 2 "Affiliation and Groups in Social Network"


tier1:
Lattanzi and Sivakumar. Affiliation networks. Proceedings of STOC(2009)
Presented by Aditi
Slides:

tier2:
Leskovec et al. Statistical properties of community structure in large social and information networks. Proceeding of WWW (2008)
Backstrom et al. Group formation in large social networks: membership, growth, and evolution. Proceedings of KDD (2006)
Kumar et al. Structure and evolution of online social networks. Link Mining: Models, Algorithms, and Applications (2010) pp. 337-357
Discussed by Josh
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Second session (April 14)


Topic. 4 "Popularity and its dynamics: You-tube"


tier1:
Cha et al. Analyzing the video popularity characteristics of large-scale user generated content systems. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON (2009) vol. 17 (5)
Presented by Beomjoong
Slides

tier2:
Goel et al. Anatomy of the long tail: ordinary people with extraordinary tastes. WSDM '10: Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Web search and data mining (2010)
Szabo and Huberman. Predicting the popularity of online content. Communications of the ACM (2010) vol. 53 (8)

Discussed by Aditi
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Topic. 6 "Popularity and its dynamics: Twitter"


tier1:
Kwak et al. What is Twitter, a social network or a news media?. Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web (2010) pp. 591-600
Cha et al. Measuring User Influence in Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy. Proceedings of the 4th … (2010)
Presented by Bo Hyun
Slides

tier2:
Huberman et al. Social networks that matter: Twitter under the microscope. First Monday (2009) vol. 14 (1) pp. 8
Sakaki et al. Earthquake shakes Twitter users: real-time event detection by social sensors. Proceedings of the 19th international conference on World wide web (2010) pp. 851-860
Bakshy et al. Everyone's an influencer: quantifying influence on twitter. Proceedings of the fourth … (2011)

Discussed by Tingting
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Topic. 10 "Properties of the blogosphere"


tier1:
El-Arini et al. Turning down the noise in the blogosphere. Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD international … (2009)
Presented by Nisha: Slide

tier2:
Goel et al. Anatomy of the long tail: ordinary people with extraordinary tastes. WSDM '10: Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Web search and data mining (2010)
Szabo and Huberman. Predicting the popularity of online content. Communications of the ACM (2010) vol. 53 (8)

Discussed by Fang: Slides


Third session (April 21st)


Topic.3 "User interaction in OSNs"

tier 1:
Wilson et al. User interactions in social networks and their implications. Proceedings of EuroSys (2009)
Benevenuto et al. Characterizing user behavior in online social networks. IMC '09: Proceedings of the 9th ACM SIGCOMM conference on Internet measurement conference (2009)
Presented by Yoonji

tier2:
Viswanath et al. On the evolution of user interaction in facebook. Proceedings of WOSN (2009)
Schneider et al. Understanding online social network usage from a network perspective. Proc. of IMC (2009)
Discussed by Evangelia: slides

Topic.7 "Communication Patterns"

tier 1:
Kossinets et al. The structure of information pathways in a social communication network. KDD '08: Proceeding of the 14th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2008)
Presented by Tingting

tier 2:
Liben-Nowell and Kleinberg. Tracing information flow on a global scale using Internet chain-letter data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2008) vol. 105 (12) pp. 4633
Malmgren et al. Characterizing individual communication patterns. KDD '09: Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2009)
Discussed by Beomjoong: slides

Topic.8 "Conversation"

tier1:
Kumar et al. Dynamics of conversations. KDD '10: Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2010)
Presented by Junfeng: slides

tier2:
Jiang et al. Understanding latent interactions in online social networks. Proc. of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (2010)
Chan and Daly…. Decomposing discussion forums and boards using user roles. AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social … (2010)
Discussed by Nisha: slides

Fourth session (schedule on April 26, 4-7pm, CS open meeting area, aka CSB 477)


Topic.9 "Information propagation Cascades in flickr/blogs"

tier1:
Cha et al. A measurement-driven analysis of information propagation in the flickr social network. Proceedings of the 18th … (2009)
Presented by Fang: slides


tier2:
Leskovec et al. Cascading Behavior in Large Blog Graphs Patterns and a Model. Proc. SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (2007) Adar and Adamic. Tracking information epidemics in blogspace. Web Intelligence, 2005. Proceedings. The 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on (2005) pp. 207 – 214
Discussed by Bo Hyun: slide

Topic.11 "Influence in the Blogosphere"


tier1:
Bakshy et al. Everyone's an influencer: quantifying influence on twitter. Proceedings of the fourth … (2011)

with a short discussion of the following papers
Agarwal et al. Identifying the influential bloggers in a community. Proceedings of the international conference on Web search and web data mining (2008) pp. 207-218
Bakshy et al. Social influence and the diffusion of user-created content. EC '09: Proceedings of the tenth ACM conference on Electronic commerce (2009)
Onnela and Reed-Tsochas. Spontaneous emergence of social influence in online systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2010) vol. 107 (43) pp. 18375-18380
presented by Junfeng: slides

Topic.12 "Empirical analysis of social recommendation systems"


tier1:
Leskovec et al. The dynamics of viral marketing. ACM Transactions on the Web (2007)
Leskovec and Singh…. Patterns of influence in a recommendation network. Advances in Knowledge Discovery … (2006)
Presented by Ophir: slides

tier2:
Domingos and Richardson. Mining the network value of customers. Proceedings of the seventh ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2001) pp. 57-66
Richardson and Domingos. Mining knowledge-sharing sites for viral marketing. Proceedings of the eighth ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (2002) pp. 70
Discussed by Yoonji: slides