Vol. 3 No. 1 (2009): Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media
ISSN 2334-0770 (Online)
ISSN 2162-3449 (Print)
396 pp., references, index, illus.
The Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-09) was held May 17-20, 2009 in San Jose, California, USA. The conference general cochairs were William W. Cohen and Nicolas Nicolov. The conference program cochairs were Natalie Glance and Matthew Hurst. 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 Weblogs and Social Media meets once more in 2009 to discuss the latest research analyzing and leveraging this resource. Included are technical papers from areas such as computer science, linguistics, psychology, statistics, sociology, multimedia, and semantic web technologies. As with previous meetings, we bring together a wide range of researchers and industry practitioners from many disciplines providing a unique opportunity for sharing ideas and collaboration in this space.