April 8th, 2014

Session 1:      9:00-10:30

  • Openings
  • [9:00-9:25] Minkyoung Kim, David Newth and Peter Christen. “Trends of News Diffusion in Social Media based on Crowd Phenomena” (full paper) [presentation]
  • [9:25-9:45] Eva Jaho, Efstratios Tzoannos, Aris Papadopoulos and Nikos Sarris. “Alethiometer: a framework for assessing trustworthiness and content validity in social media (position paper) [presentation]
  • [9:45-10:10] José Luis Redondo Garcia, Laurens De Vocht, Raphaël Troncy, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle. “Describing and Contextualizing Events in TV News Show” (full paper) [presentation]
  • [10:10-10:30] Jochen Spangenberg and Nicolaus Heise. “News from the Crowd: Grassroots and Collaborative Journalism in the Digital Age” (position paper)

[Coffee break]

Session 2:     11:00-12:30

  • [11:00-12:00] KEYNOTE TALK: Alejandro Jaimes, Data Driven Journalism: From Agenda Setting to News Responses- How Can We Best Leverage Big Data?”,  Yahoo Labs.
  • [12:05-12:30] Christina Boididou, Symeon Papadopoulos, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Steve Schifferes and Nic Newman. “Challenges of Computational Verification in Social Multimedia” (full paper) [presentation]

[Lunch break]

Session 3:     14:00-15:30

  • [14:00-15:00] KEYNOTE TALK: Jure Leskovec, “Creating, placing, and presenting social media content”, Stanford University.
  • [15:00-15:20] Topic detection challenge: openings.
  • [15:20-15:30] Carlos Martin-Dancausa and Ayse Göker. “Real-time topic detection with bursty n-grams(challenge paper) [presentation]

[Coffee break]

Session 4:     16:00-17:30

  • [16:00-16:20] Gopi Chand Nutakki, Olfa Nasraoui, Behnoush Abdollahi, Mahsa Badami, Wenlong Sun. “Distributed LDA based Topic Modeling and Topic Agglomeration in a Latent Space” (challenge paper) [presentation]
  • [16:20-16:40] Steven Van Canneyt, Matthias Feys, Steven Schockaert, Thomas Demeester, Chris Develder and Bart Dhoedt. “Detecting Newsworthy Topics in Twitter” (challenge paper) [presentation]
  • [16:40-17:00] Georgiana Ifrim, Bichen Shi, Igor Brigadir. “Event Detection in Twitter using Aggressive Filtering and Hierarchical Tweet Clustering” (challenge paper) [presentation]
  • [17:00-17:10] Gerard Burnside, Dimitrios Milioris and Philippe Jacquet. “One Day in Twitter: Topic Detection Via Joint Complexity” (challenge paper) [presentation]
  • [17:10-17:20] Georgios Petkos, Symeon Papadopoulos and Yiannis Kompatsiaris. “Two-level message clustering for topic detection in Twitter” (challenge paper) [presentation]
  • [17:20-17:30] Challenge results and prizes.