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Data Ethics Workshop at Purdue University

You are invited to join the university-wide workshop on “Ethical Reasoning in Big Data” on MARCH 28, between 9 am – 12 PM in BRNG B247 (B is for Basement). If you want to learn more about the ethical treatment of big


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The Privacy Challenges and Ethical Dimensions of Big Data Research – Lee Rainie, Director of research for Technology at the Pew Research Center

Lee Rainie Talk Purdue

On April 4, 2016, at 10:30 in LWSN 1142 Lee Rainie, the Director of Research for Technology and Internet at the Pew Research Center, will give a talk about the Privacy challenges and ethical dimensions of Big Data Research. The


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Statistical Discourse Analysis – A methodology for identifying group dynamics

Ming Ming Chiu - Statistical Discourse Analysis

How can we model the impact of group interactions on group outcomes? Consider a classroom context. Students interact with each other and with the teacher. What model of conversation sequencing is more likely to lead to learning? How can turns of


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Transparency in Social Media: Tools, Methods and Algorithms for Mediating Online Interactions (Computational Social Sciences)

<br /> A second KredibleNet book, this time edited by Sorin Adam Matei, Martha Russell, and Elisa Bertino is scheduled to be published by KredibleNet this summer, synthesizing a forward looking agenda for social media research related to transparency management


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Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets

The first major publication of the KredibleNet project is out. The volume  Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods discusses the emerging trends in defining, measuring, and operationalizing reputation as a new and essential component


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Anticipating Ethical Issues in Big Data: Jeff Collmann at Purdue University

#181391617 / gettyimages.com “Big Data” means many things to many people. We invited Dr. Jeff Collman, an expert in ethical production and use of “big data” and organizational use of data, to talk at Purdue University on November 17 2015


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Upcoming Lecture – Jana Diesner – Computational Impact Assessment of Documentaries and Media

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Jana Diesner, Assistant Professor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be our next speaker in our computational social science lecture series. Dr. Diesner will be presenting her work in combining text mining


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Call for chapter proposals for edited book on tools, methods, and algorithms for supporting trust, credibility, and transparent authorship in social media knowledge markets

The Project KredibleNet is soliciting manuscripts for an edited volume to be published in the new Computational Social Science Series, by Springer Verlag. The volume editors are Sorin Adam Matei (Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University), Martha Russell (MediaX,


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Do wise crowds have sticky elites? Brown Bag Talk on the Evolution of Leadership on Social Media Knowledge Markets

Live USTREAM feed Live streaming video by Ustream Presenter: Sorin Adam Matei, Associate Professor of Communication, Discovery Park Research Fellow, Cybercenter Director for Research in Computational Social Science November 13 10:30-11:30 AM Lawson 1142 Brown Bag Lecture Pareto’s “80/20 rule,” which


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Live tweeting the second KredibleNet Workshop co-hosted with MediaX and SMRF at Stanford

We will live tweet the second KredibleNet workshop on Reputation, Trust, and Authority at Stanford University under the hashtag #kredible. Join us… Follow the blog, subscribe to the feed of this site, follow our twitter account @ithinkblog and like our page


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