WOSN 2008

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WOSN 2008
First ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks
Dates Aug 18, 2008 (iCal) - Aug 18, 2008
Homepage: www.sigcomm.org/sigcomm2008/workshops/wosn
Location: Washington, USA
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Important dates
Submissions: Mar 7, 2008
Notification: Apr 11, 2008
Table of Contents

With half a billion active users, online social networks (OSN) have attained critical mass and triggered intense research interest in collaborative systems and the analysis of the structure and properties of online communities.

WOSN will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss the challenges and important questions posed by emerging online social applications. Of particular interest are problems related to network and system architecture design that can best support emerging and future social and collaborative systems, and how those social networks can shape the design of existing distributed systems and real networks. The goal of the workshop is to facilitate cross-disciplinary discussion of relevance to computer networking, involving novel ideas and applications, and experimental results.

The workshop solicits original, previously unpublished ideas on completed work, position papers, and/or work-in-progress papers. We encourage papers that propose new research directions or could generate lively debate at the workshop.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

    * Implications of social networking on network and distributed systems design
    * System design for social networks
    * Network architecture design to support large scale social applications
    * Search strategies in social networks
    * Rating, review, reputation, and trust systems
    * Recommendation / collaborative filtering systems
    * Expertise / interest tracking
    * Anonymity and privacy
    * Measurement and analysis of online communities
    * Social media analysis: blogs and friendship networks
    * Mobile social networks
    * Information sharing and forwarding
    * Decentralized (ad hoc) network applications and services
    * Challenges posed by social networks

Submission Instructions

Submissions must be no greater than 6 pages in length and must be a pdf file. Reviews will be single-blind: authors name and affiliation should be included in the submission. Submissions must follow the formatting guidelines at http://www.sigcomm.org/sigcomm2008/.

Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their papers at the workshop. Submissions must be original work not under review at any other workshop, conference, or journal.
Important dates
Submissions due	March 7, 2008
Notification of acceptance	April 11, 2008
Camera ready version due	May 2, 2008
Workshop date	August 18, 2008

Program Committee

Workshop Organizers 	Thomas Karagiannis 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge
  	Peter Key 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge
  	Balachander Krishnamurthy 	AT&T Labs, Research
  	Milan Vojnovi 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge
PC Co-chairs 	Christos Faloutsos 	CMU
  	Thomas Karagiannis 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge
  	Pablo Rodriguez 	Telefonica
PC Members 	Lada Adamic 	University of Michigan
  	Virgilio Almeida 	UFMG
  	Jon Crowcroft 	University of Cambridge
  	Christophe Diot 	Thomson Research
  	Krishna Gummadi 	MPI-SWS
  	Bernardo Huberman 	HP Labs
  	David Kempe 	University of Southern California
  	Peter Key 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge
  	Jon Kleinberg 	Cornell University
  	Gueorgi Kossinets 	Cornell University
  	Balachander Krishnamurthy 	AT&T Labs Research
  	Ravi Kumar 	Yahoo! Research
  	Sue Moon 	KAIST
  	Mema Roussopoulos 	FORTH
  	Milan Vojnovi�? 	Microsoft Research, Cambridge

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Facts about "WOSN 2008"
AcronymWOSN 2008 +
End dateAugust 18, 2008 +
Event typeWorkshop +
Has coordinates38° 53' 42", -77° 2' 12"Latitude: 38.895036111111
Longitude: -77.036541666667
Has location cityWashington +
Has location countryCategory:USA +
Homepagehttp://www.sigcomm.org/sigcomm2008/workshops/wosn +
IsAEvent +
NotificationApril 11, 2008 +
Start dateAugust 18, 2008 +
Submission deadlineMarch 7, 2008 +
TitleFirst ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks +