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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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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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Howard Welser on overcoming the iron law of oligarchy

Purdue University, University Hall

Presentation organized for the CyberCenter / Brian Lamb School of Communication Talk Series, February 19, 2014, Purdue University, West Lafayette More than one hundred years ago, Robert Michels (1911) observed that even organizations based on the strongest democratic principles tend


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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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