DIMACS/DyDAn Workshop on Computational Methods for Dynamic Interaction Networks

September 24 - 25, 2007
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Tanya Berger-Wolf, University of Illinois at Chicago, tanyabw@uic.edu
Mark Goldberg, RPI, goldberg@cs.rpi.edu
Malik Magdon-Ismail, RPI, magdon@cs.rpi.edu
William "Al" Wallace, RPI, wallaw@rpi.edu

Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Computation and the Socio-Economic Sciences, the Special Focus on Computational and Mathematical Epidemiology and The Center for Dynamic Data Analysis (DyDAn).

Workshop Program:

This is preliminary program.

Monday, September 24, 2007

 8:00 -  8:30  Breakfast and Registration (DIMACS Lounge)

 8:30 -  9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
               Fred Roberts, DIMACS Director       
               Tanya Berger-Wolf, University of Illinois at Chicago
               Mark Goldberg, RPI 
               Malik Magdon-Ismail, RPI
               William "Al" Wallace, RPI

 9:00 - 10:00  Invited Talk: Structure and Evolution of Online Social Networks
               Ravi Kumar, Yahoo! Inc.

 10:00 - 10:50 High-Performance Combinatorial Techniques for Analyzing
               Massive Dynamic Interaction Networks
               David Bader and Kamesh Madduri, Georgia Institute of Technology

               Cuts, Hubs and Webs in Peer-to-peer Concurrent Flow Networks
               David Matula, Southern Methodist University

10:50 - 11:00  Break

11:00 - 12:00  Invited Talk: Learning What Makes a Society Tick: 
               From Communication Data to Social Mechanism
	       Malik Magdon-Ismail, RPI

12:00 -  1:30  Lunch - DIMACS Lounge 

 1:30 -  2:45  Betweenness Centrality Measure in Dynamic Networks
               Habiba, Chayant Tantipathananandh, and 
               Tanya Berger-Wolf, University of Illinois at Chicago

	       Embedding Resources in Social Network Analysis
	       Shekhar Pradhan, Marist College

	       Capturing Causality in Communications Graphs
	       Xiaomeng Wan and Nauzer Kalyaniwalla, Dalhousie University

 2:45 -  3:00  Break

 3:00 -  4:00  Invited Talk: Optimization Problems in Social Networks
	       David Kempe, University of Southern California 
 4:00 -  5:00  Late-breaking results mini-session and panel discussion: 
               If you would like to give a mini-talk please have a 5-10 min presentation ready
 6:30          Workshop Dinner (DIMACS Lounge)

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

 8:30 -  9:00  Breakfast and Registration (DIMACS Lounge)

 9:00 - 10:00  Invited Talk: Collective Classification in Network Data
	       Tina Eliassi-Rad, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

10:00 - 11:00  Invited Talk: Dynamic Network Analysis with ORA: Key Challenges
	       Kathleen Carley, CMU

11:00 - 11:10  Break

11:10 - 12:00  Epidemic Thresholds for Infections on Networks
	       Laura Zager and George Verghese, MIT

	       Effect of Public Policies and Individual Behavior on the
               Co-evolution of Social Networks and Infectious Disease Dynamics
	       Christopher Barrett, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 

12:00 -  1:30  Lunch (DIMACS Lounge)

 1:30 -  2:30  Invited Talk: Recent Research on Statistical Models 
               for Social Networks, with a Focus on Imputation
	       Stanley Wasserman, University of Indiana

 2:30 -  2:45  Break

 2:45 -  4:00  Mixed Membership Stochastic Blockmodels
	       Edo Airoldi, Princeton University and CMU

	       Empirical Analysis of an Evolving Social Network
	       Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan Watts, Columbia University

	       Persistence and Periodicity in a Dynamic Proximity Network
	       Aaron Clauset, SFI, and Nathan Eagle, MIT

 4:00 -  5:00  Panel discussion and concluding remarks

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