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

Monday, July 3rd, 2017, Eshkol Observation Gallery, Floor 30, Eshkol Tower. University of Haifa.

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, Rabin Observation Gallery. University of Haifa.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.


Registration                  Poster                  Program


 

 

Program Schedule

July 3, 2017

9:00    Reception
9:20    Opening remarks: Prof. Yitzhak Samuel, Dean, Management, The University of Haifa

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   Ron Bekkerman, Department of Information and Knowledge Management,  University of Haifa, Israel
            Mining the Twitter Graph for Communities and Locations
11:30   Noam Koenigstein, Microsoft Research, Israel
            Groove radio: a bayesian hierarchical model for personalized playlist
            generation

12:00   Lunch Break

13:30  PANELISTS: Baat Enosh, Strategy & Innovation, Intuit; Rony Ohayon, CTO, LiveU;
           Mor Naaman, Information Science, Cornell; Shuli Shwartz, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Incubator 
           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  Osnat Mokryn, Department of Information and Knowledge Management,  University of Haifa, Israel
           What can be learned from emotions in online movie reviews 

15:00  Coffee Break

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

 

July 4, 2017

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

Opening remarks: Prof. Yitzhak Samuel, Dean, Management, The University of Haifa