WIT-EC 2016


AAAI WIT-EC 2016 workshop papers are included in AAAI technical report, distributed in electronic format to workshop attendees, and placed in the AAAI Digital Library

Program: February 12, 2016

09:15-09:30 Welcome

09:30-10:30 Invited Talk

Discovering Negative Links on Social Networking Sites
Dr. Jiliang Tang, Yahoo Labs, USA

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:15 Trust Modeling

True Rating Estimation by Modeling the Behavior of Raters
Yasaman Haghpanah, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Marie desJardins, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

TRM: Computing Reputation Score by Mining Reviews
Guanquan Xu, Yan Cao, Yao Zhang, Gaoxu Zhang, Xiaohong Li, Zhiyong Feng
Tianjin University, China

Modeling Trust Evaluating Agents: Towards a Comprehensive Trust Management for Multi-agent Systems
Abdullah Aref and Thomas Tran
University of Ottawa, Canada

12:15-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:45 Invited Talk

ReputationPro: The Efficient Approaches to Contextual Transaction Trust Computation in E-Commerce Environments
Dr. Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia

14:45-15:30 Incentive and Mechanism Design

Design and Secure Evaluation of Side-Choosing Games
Ahmed Abdelmeged, Ruiyang Xu and Karl Lieberherr
Northeastern University, USA

User Participation and Honesty in Online Rating Systems: What a Social Network Can Do
Alan Davoust and Babak Esfandiari
Carleton University, Canada

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Social Communities

Using Topic Modeling and Text Embeddings to Predict Deleted Tweets
Peter Potash, Eric Bell and Joshua Harrison
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

An Analysis of Trimming in Digital Social Networks
Renita Murimi, Oklahoma Baptist University, USA

17:00-17:30 Discussions and Wrap up