Vol. 10 No. 1 (2016): Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media
ISSN 2334-0770 (Online)
ISSN 2162-3449 (Print)
798 pp., references, index, illus.
The Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-16) was held May 17-20, 2016 in Cologne, Germany. The conference general cochairs were Krishna P. Gummadi and Markus Strohmaier. The conference program cochairs were Eric Gilbert, Michael Macy, and Claudia Wagner. The conference was sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
The social and community driven aspects of our digital lives continue to rapidly increase, resulting in transformative behaviors and, significantly, publishing and distributing huge amounts of fascinating data. The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media provides an intellectual hub and a stimulating and inspiring environment for researchers in the computational social sciences who are interested in exploring social phenomena with algorithmic methods and new kinds of data. ICWSM-16 met this year in Cologne, Germany. The conference received a total of 306 full paper submissions, out of which 52 were accepted, yielding a full paper acceptance rate of 16.99 percent. In addition, 70 submissions were accepted as posters, and 4 submissions were accepted as demos.