Mathematics of Social Learning

January 6 - 10, 2014

Schedule


Monday, January 6, 2014

9:00 - 9:40
Duncan Watts (Microsoft Research)

Social Influence in Markets and Networks

10:15 - 10:55
Kristina Lerman (University of Southern California (USC))

Paying Attention: How Cognitive Biases Shape Social Behavior Online
PDF Presentation

 
11:30 - 12:10
Jeff Brantingham (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Crime, Criminality and Crime Control

2:30 - 3:10
Lada Adamic (University of Michigan)

Rumor propagation on Facebook


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

9:00 - 9:40
Alex `Sandy' Pentland (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Fast and Slow Social Learning

 
10:15 - 10:55
11:30 - 12:10
Moshe Hoffman (Harvard University)

Evolution and Learning Dynamics of Costly Signals
PDF Presentation

 
2:30 - 3:10
4:00 - 4:40
Greg Ver Steeg (University of Southern California (USC))

Minimal Assumption Tests for Contagion in Observational Social Network Studies

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

9:00 - 9:40
Jure Leskovec (Stanford University)

 

 
10:15 - 10:55
 
11:30 - 12:10
2:30 - 3:10
4:30 - 5:30

Thursday, January 9, 2014

9:00 - 9:40
Peyton Young (University of Oxford)

Innovation Diffusion in Social Networks

10:15 - 10:55
James Fowler (University of California, San Diego (UCSD))

Friendship and Natural Selection

11:30 - 12:10
Jon Kleinberg (Cornell University)

Cascading Processes and Network Structure

 
2:30 - 3:10
Sinan Aral (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

4:00 - 4:40
Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie-Mellon University)

 

 

Friday, January 10, 2014

9:00 - 9:40
10:15 - 10:55
11:30 - 12:10
Seth Marvel (University of Michigan)

A new method for ranking nodes in a directed graph

2:30 - 3:10