Social Media Analytics Summit Program

Tuesday, May 2

Location: NCSA auditorium

8:30 am

Introductory Remarks

Jana Diesner, iSchool — Welcome to the Social Media Analytics Summit: Challenges and Opportunities in an Emerging Field

Robert Brunner, Business and iSchool — iDSI: The Illinois Data Science Initiative

Joe Yun, Technology Services and Informatics — The Social Media Macroscope

9:00 am

Lightning Talks on Social Media Analytics (Research)

Kate Lyons, Linguistics — Computing Contextualization: Geotagged Discourse and the Social Production of Place

Ankit Rai, Informatics — Human Visual Preferences for the Specific Landscape Elements Called Green Infrastructure using Social Media Analysis

Aseel Addawood, Informatics; Rezvaneh Rezapour, iSchool — Classification and Analysis of Sources Referenced in Tweets on Controversial and Non-controversial Topics

Gyula Zsombok, French and Italian — Prescriptivism and Lexical Variation in French on Twitter

Alex Yahja, NCSA — A Theory of Dynamic Network Processing and Structuring

Mishra Shubhanshu, iSchool — Automatic Information Extraction from Unstructured Text

10:00 am

Coffee/Snack Networking Break

Refreshments sponsored by Research IT, Technology Services

10:30 am

Lightning Talks on Social Media Analytics (Large Systems and Industry)

Justine Braun, Spredfast — Industry Research with Social Media Data

Valentin Pentchev, Indiana University Network Science Institute — Indiana University’s Observatory of Social Media (OSoMe)

Matthew Hutchinson, Indiana University Network Science Institute — Developing a Neo4j Graph Database of Reddit Data

Kevin Chang, Computer Science — Social Universe Observatory

11:30 am

Panel Q&A

11:50 am

Concluding Remarks and Next Steps