Archive for the ‘SONIC News’ Category

Noshir Contractor presents at the ETCPS in Iowa City

15
Nov

On November 15th, 2017, Noshir presented at the Educational Technology and Computational Psychometrics Symposium organized by ACTNext: the Research, Development and Business Innovation Center at ACT, Iowa City. Noshir’s talk was titled Some Assembly Required: Collaboration in the 21st Century.

Noshir Contractor presented at the Case Western Interdepartmental Research Seminar

15
Nov

On October 27th, 2017, Noshir gave a talk at the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management’s Interdepartmental Research Seminar (jointly sponsored by Design & Innovation and Organizational Behavior). He presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges.  

Noshir Contractor co-chaired a National Academies of Science event

15
Nov

On October 11th, 2017, Noshir co-chaired a National Academies of Science Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Leveraging Advances in Social Network Thinking for National Security.  

Noshir Contractor at ATLC2017: Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy

15
Nov

On October 10th, Noshir gave a welcome and plenary talk at the ATLC2017: Atlanta conference on science and innovation policy.

Noshir Contractor gave two lectures as an invited speaker at CCS 2017 in Cancun, Mexico

15
Nov

This September, Noshir Contractor was invited to present at the Conference on Complex Systems 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. On Tuesday, Sept 19th, Noshir presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges ( abstract ) in a session titled “Socio-Ecological Systems (SES) – Social Systems and Human Interactions.” On Wednesday, September 20th, Noshir presented on Can CSS motivate New Theories, Data Sources Methods? ( abstract ) in a session titled “Computational Social Science and Complexity: From Socio-Physics to Data-Driven Research. In memoriam Rosaria Conte.”

Noshir Contractor presented at Sciences Po in Paris, France

30
Oct

On Wednesday, October 18, Noshir presented at the Sciences Po conference organized by the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations in Paris, France. The title of his talk was Some assembly required: Leveraging computational social science to understand and enable team assembly.

SONIC and ATLAS members presenting at AOM 2017

04
Aug

On August 5-8 SONIC and ATLAS members with Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch will present at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Atlanta, GA. The conference theme this year is At the Interface. You can find the complete program and schedule here. To see a distilled schedule of SONIC and ATLAS presentations and their abstracts, please follow this link.    

Noshir Contractor at ASONAM 2017 in Sydney, Australia

02
Aug

Noshir Contractor is attending the 2017 IEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) in Sydney, Australia. A paper, co-authored by Noshir is being presented at the conference: Li, Y., Sun, Y., & Contractor, N. (2017, August). Graph mining assisted semi-supervised learning for fraudulent cash-out detection.

SONIC students and Noshir presenting at INGRoup 2017 in Saint Louis

20
Jul

On July 20-22, SONIC doctoral candidate Jackie Ng, SONIC alum visiting researcher Julija Mell, and ATLAS doctoral students Ashley Niler and Lindsay Larson will present at the 12th Annual INGRoup Conference, held in Saint Louis, Missouri. You can see their talks’ details by following the link to INGRoup 2017 Presentations. Noshir Contractor is a panelist on “Sources of Data for Capturing Group Processes and Emergence” at 2017 INGRoup Doctoral Consortium, held on July 20th.  

SONIC papers presented at the 1st NASN Conference in DC

19
Jul

Four SONIC papers were presented at the 1st North America Social Networks (NASN) Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), held on July 26th, 2017 – July 30th, 2017 in DC, USA. Title: “Cultivating the Conference Culture: The Role of Diversity in Interdisciplinary Meetings” by Zachary Gibson, Gabriella Anton, Wouter Vermeer, Diego Gómez-Zará, Connor Bain, Leslie Dechurch, Uri Wilensky and Noshir Contractor Title: “Coevolution of interpersonal perceptions and team structure in long-duration space exploration missions” by Igor Zakhlebin, Alla Vinokhodova, Vadim Gushin, Suzanne Bell, Leslie Dechurch and Noshir Contractor. Title: “The Role of Brokers in Academic Network Building” by Diego Gomez-Zara, Wouter Vermeer, Zachary Gibson, Connor Bain, Gabriella Anton, Leslie Dechurch, Uri Wilensky and Noshir Contractor. Title: “Structured Text Analysis for Evaluating Shared Cognition” by Michael Schultz, Leslie Dechurch and Noshir Contractor.