Social Media and Data Science

July 3rd, 2017

Organized by Osnat (Ossi) Mokryn

Conference and a special seminar and tutorial: Semantic Web

which will take place on July 3-4, 2017

Eshkol Observation Gallery, Floor 30, Eshkol Tower, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Registration                  Poster                  Program


9:00     Reception and opening remarks
9:30     Amir Goldberg, Management, Stanford, USA
            Language, networks and cultural fit in organizations
10:00   Ilaria Torre, Computer Science, Genoa University, Italy
            Identification and information leakage on the Web

10:30   Coffee Break

11:00   Osnat Mokryn, Management, The University of Haifa, Israel
             What can be learned from emotions in online movie reviews
11:30   Noam Koenigstein, Microsoft Research, Israel
            Groove radio: a bayesian hierarchical model for personalized playlist

12:00   Lunch Break

13:30  PANELISTS: Ba’at Enosh, Operations, Intuit; Rony Ohayon, CTO, LiveU;
           Mor Naaman, Information Science, Cornell; Shuli Schwartz, Cornell-Tech
           Moderator: Yuval Shavitt, E.E. Tel Aviv University & CTO, BGProtect
           Panel: The future of Internet entrepreneur at the age of the global Internet companies
14:00  Ido Guy, eBay Research, Israel
           Extracting and Ranking Travel Tips from User Reviews
14:30 Ron Bekkerman, Management, The University of Haifa, Israel
           Mining the Twitter Graph for Communities and Locations

15:00  Coffee Break

15:30 Mor Naaman, Information Science, Cornell, USA
          On Measuring Trustworthiness in the Peer Economy
16:00  Sheizaf Rafaeli, Management, The University of Haifa, Israel
           Surviving and thriving on online collaborative, Q&A sites:
           Studying badges and feedback effects on Stack Overflow


9:00    Reception and opening remarks 

9:15   Ilaria Torre, Computer Science, Genoa University, Italy
           Semantic web tutorial

10:30  Coffee Break

10:45   Ilaria Torre, Computer Science, Genoa University, Italy
            Semantic web tutorial (continue)

12:00   End of day