The program for #Microposts2016 at #WWW2016 is out!

www2016The final program for the workshop at the 25th International World Wide Web conference is ready. We’ll be in Room 520F, see you in Montreal!

SESSION I

9:00 – 9:20 Welcome & Introduction
9:20 – 10:20 Invited Talk – Mihajlo Grbovic (Yahoo Labs)
10:20 – 10:30 Lightning Round – Posters
10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break with Posters (Room 517AB – Tradeshow Area)

 

SESSION II

11:00 – 12:00 Main Track Presentations
12:00 – 12:30 Social Sciences Track Presentations
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break

SESSION III

14:00 – 14:30 Social Sciences Track Presentations
14:30 – 14:45 NEEL Challenge Sponsor presentation
14:45 – 15:30 NEEL Challenge Presentations
15:30 – 16:00 Tea Break with Posters (Room 517AB – Tradeshow Area)

SESSION IV

16:00 – 16:30 Poster Session
16:30 – 16:45 NEEL Challenge Results
16:45 – 17:00 Awards and Closing

Session I  –  9:00  –  11:00    Invited Talk & Poster Presentations

9:00 – 9:20 Welcome & Introduction
9:20 – 10:20 Invited Talk – Mihajlo Grbovic (Yahoo Labs)

    • Leveraging Blogging Activity on Tumblr to Infer Demographics and Interests of Users for Advertising Purposes
      Mihajlo Grbovic, Vladan Radosavljevic and Nemanja Djuric

10:20 – 10:30 Lightning Round – Posters

  • Named Entity Recognition in 140 Characters or Less
    Kara Greenfield, Kelly Geyer, Alyssa Mensch, Olga Simek
  • CEOs on Twitter
    Alex Jeongwoo Oh
  • Studying the Role of Elites in U.S. Political Twitter Debates
    Sebastian Stier
  • UniMiB: Entity Linking in Tweets using Jaro-Winkler Distance, Popularity and Coherence
    Davide Caliano, Elisabetta Fersini, Pikakshi Manchanda, Matteo Palmonari, Enza Messina
  • Kanopy4Tweets: Entity Extraction and Linking for Twitter
    Pablo Torres-Tramon, Hugo Hromic, Brian Walsh, Buhareh R. Heravi, Conor Hayes
  • Named Entity Linking in #Tweets with KEA
    Jorg Waitelonis, Harald Sack
  • A Reverse Approach to Named Entity Extraction and Linking in Microposts
    Kara Greenfield
  • Feature Based Approach to Named Entity Recognition and Linking for Tweets
    Souvick Ghosh, Promita Maitra, Dipankar Das

10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break with Posters (Room 517AB – Tradeshow Area)

Session II  –  11:00  –  12:30    Main & Social Sciences Track Presentations

11:00 – 12:00 Main Track Presentations

    • 11:00 – 11:30 
      ClaimFinder: A Framework for Identifying Claims in Microblogs
      Wee Yong Lim, Mong Li Lee, Wynne Hsu
    • 11:30 – 12:00 
      Birds of a Feather also Tweet: Computational Techniques to Understand User Communities in Social Networks
      David Burth Kurka, Alan Godoy, Fernando J. Von Zuben

12:00 – 12:30 Social Sciences Track Presentations

    • Comparing Social Media and Traditional Surveys Around the Boston Marathon Bombing
      Cody Buntain, Erin McGrath, Jennifer Golbeck, Gary LaFree

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break

Session III  –  14:00  –  16:00    Social Sciences & NEEL Challenge Presentations

14:00 – 14:30 Social Sciences Track Presentations

    • 14:00 – 14:15 
      CEOs on Twitter
      Alex Jeongwoo Oh
    • 14:15 – 14:30 
      Studying the Role of Elites in U.S. Political Twitter Debates
      Sebastian Stier

14:30 – 14:45 NEEL Challenge Sponsor presentation
14:45 – 15:30 NEEL Challenge Presentations

    • 14:45 – 14:55
      UniMiB: Entity Linking in Tweets using Jaro-Winkler Distance, Popularity and Coherence
      Davide Caliano, Elisabetta Fersini, Pikakshi Manchanda, Matteo Palmonari, Enza Messina
    • 14:55 – 15:05
      Kanopy4Tweets: Entity Extraction and Linking for Twitter
      Pablo Torres-Tramon, Hugo Hromic, Brian Walsh, Buhareh R. Heravi, Conor Hayes
    • 15:05 – 15:15
      Named Entity Linking in #Tweets with KEA
      Jorg Waitelonis, Harald Sack
    • 15:15 – 15:25
      A Reverse Approach to Named Entity Extraction and Linking in Microposts
      Kara Greenfield
    • 15:25 – 15:30
      Feature Based Approach to Named Entity Recognition and Linking for Tweets
      Souvick Ghosh, Promita Maitra, Dipankar Das

15:30 – 16:00 Tea Break with Posters (Room 517AB – Tradeshow area)

Session IV  –  16:00  –  17:00    Poster Session & Awards

16:00 – 16:30 Poster Session
16:30 – 16:45 NEEL Challenge Results
16:45 – 17:00 Awards and Workshop Closing