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Topics of interest

SMUC workshop represents a multidisciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners that work on knowledge extraction, management and exploitation in Social Media, and belong to different, but complementary fields such as Web (content/structure/usage) mining, information retrieval, opinion mining and sentiment analysis, user modeling, personalization and recommendation, and multimedia processing and retrieval.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Searching in Social Media

  • Social search and ranking algorithms
  • Multi-entity search
  • Multifaceted search
  • Distributed and high performance algorithms: scalability and efficiency

Mining Social Media

  • Knowledge discovery in Social Media
  • Social network analysis/mining, community detection and evolution
  • Collaborative tagging analysis/mining
  • Topic detection, and trend discovery
  • Influence, trust, and privacy analysis
  • Spamming, phishing, and vandalism detection
  • Cross-lingual and cross-domain text mining

Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis

  • Opinion extraction, classification, summarization, and visualization
  • Irony detection
  • Opinion spam
  • Plagiarism detection of duplicate or near-duplicate opinions
  • Temporal sentiment analysis
  • Cross-lingual and cross-domain sentiment analysis
  • Blog analysis, and micro-blog mining
  • Product review analysis

Multimedia processing and retrieval in Social Media

  • Multimedia information extraction and retrieval in Social Media
  • Multimodal retrieval
  • Audio, music and video (clip) processing and analysis
  • Context-based multimedia retrieval
  • Detection of cyber-bullying, cyber-stalking, cyber-pedophilia

Intelligent systems & applications in Social Media

  • User modeling, personalization, and recommender systems
  • Market analysis, and Business Intelligence applications (direct marketing, branding, etc.)

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