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9:00 - 9:10     Welcome & Introduction

9:10 - 10:30   Session I: Opinion mining, sentiment analysis, and recommendation

  • Keynote
    The challenge of understanding the flow of sentiments in social media documents 35+5 min.
    David E. Losada

  • Trend-based and Reputation-Versed Personalized News Network 15+5 min.
    Olga Streibel, Rehab Alnemr
  • A Comparative Evaluation of Personality Estimation Algorithms for the TWIN Recommender System 15+5 min.
    Alexandra Roshchina, John Cardiff, Paolo Rosso

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee break

11:00 - 12:50  Session II: Information extraction, retrieval and filtering

  • Keynote
    Information retrieval techniques for social media 35+5 min.
    Joemon M. Jose

  • Improved Answer Ranking in Social Question-Answering Portals 15+5 min.
    Felix Hieber, Stefan Riezler
  • Detection of near-duplicate user generated contents: The SMS Spam Collection 15+5 min.
    Enrique Vallés, Paolo Rosso

12:50 - 13:50  Lunch

13:50 - 15:30  Session III: Social networks and communities

  • Keynote
    Analysis of communities in Social Media 35+5 min.
    Martin Atzmüller

  • Predicting Age and Gender in Online Social Networks 15+5 min.
    Claudia Peersman, Walter Daelemans, Leona Van Vaerenbergh
  • Characterizing Wikipedia Pages Using Edit Network Motif Profiles 15+5 min.
    Guangyu Wu, Martin Harrigan, Padraig Cunningham
  • Mining Tag Similarity in Folksonomies 15+5 min.
    Geir Solskinnsbakk, Jon Atle Gulla

15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break

16:00 - 17:20  Session IV: Social microblogging

  • "I'm Eating a Sandwich in Glasgow": Modeling Locations with Tweets 15+5 min.
    Sheila Kinsella, Vanessa Murdock, Neil O'Hare
  • Mining Twitter Tweets to Tag Flickr Photos and YouTube Videos 15+5 min.
    Ashish Sureka, Denzil Correa
  • ThemeCrowds: Multiresolution Summaries of Twitter Usage 15+5 min.
    Daniel Archambault, Derek Greene, Pádraig Cunningham, Neil Hurley
  • On The Generation of Rich Content Metadata from Social Media 15+5 min.
    Giacomo Inches, Andrea Basso, Fabio Crestani

17:20 - 17:30  Wrap up & Closing

3rd International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2011)
20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011)
24th-28th October 2011 | Glasgow, UK