Programme (last updated June 7 2014)

Summer School in Cognitive Science 2014

WEB SCIENCE AND THE MIND

JULY 8 - 18 2014

Universite du Quebec a Montreal

Montreal, Canada

Registration: http://www.summer14.isc.uqam.ca/page/inscription.php?lang_id=2

Cognitive Science and Web Science have been converging in the study of cognition
as distributed within and between brains, minds and databases on the web.

The four themes of the Summer Institute are:

(1) The Social Web
(2) The Data Web
(3) The Extended Mind?
(4) The Global Brain?

Speakers:
Katy BORNER
Les CARR
Simon DeDEO
Alan EVANS
Jean-Daniel FEKETE
Benjamin FUNG
Fabien GANDON
Lee GILES
Peter GLOOR
Jennifer GOLBECK
Robert GOLDSTONE
Stephen GRIFFIN
Wendy HALL 
Harry HALPIN
Jiawei HAN
Stevan HARNAD
Jim HENDLER
Tony HEY
Francis HEYLIGHEN
Bryce HUEBNER
Charles-Antoine JULIEN
Kayvan KOUSHA
Guy LAPALME  
Vincent LARIVIÈRE
Yang-Yu LIU
Richard MENARY
Thomas MALONE
Adilson MOTTER
Cameron NEYLON
Takashi NISHIKAWA
Filippo RADICCHI
Mark ROWLANDS
Robert RUPERT
Derek RUTHS
Judith SIMON
John SUTTON 
Georg THEINER
Claude THÉORET
Peter TODD
Petko VALTCHEV
 

Social Web


Les CARR   U Southampton   Web Impact on Society

Fabien GANDON   INRIA   Social and Semantic Web: Adding the Missing Links

Lee GILES   Pennsylvania State U   Scholarly Big Data: Information Extraction and Data Mining

Jennifer GOLBECK   U Maryland   You Can't Hide: Predicting Personal Traits in Social Media

Stephen GRIFFIN   U Pittsburgh  New Models of Scholarly Communication for Digital Scholarship

Stevan HARNAD   UQAM   Memetrics: Monitoring Measuring and Mapping Memes

Tony HEY   Microsoft Research Connections  Open Science and the Web

Kayvan KOUSHA  U Wolverhampton   Web Impact Metrics for Research Assessment

Guy LAPALME   U Montreal  Natural Language Processing on the Web

Vincent LARIVIERE   U Montreal   Transformations in Scholarly Communication in the Digital World

Claude THÉORET  Nexalogy Environics  The Social Data Revolution: Are We Ready?


Data Web


Jean-Daniel FEKETE   INRIA   Visualizing Dynamic Interactions

Benjamin FUNG   McGill U  Applying Data Mining to Real-Life Crime Investigation

Jiawei HAN   U Illinois/Urbana   Knowledge Mining in Heterogeneous Information Networks

Jim HENDLER   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute   The Data Web

Charles-Antoine JULIEN  Mcgill U   Visual Tools for Interacting with Large Networks
 
Yang-Yu LIU   Northeastern U   Controllability and Observability of Complex Systems

Adilson MOTTER   Northwestern U   Bursts, Cascades and Time Allocation

Takashi NISHIKAWA   Northwestern U   Visual Analytics: Network Structure Beyond Communities

Filippo RADICCHI  Indiana U  Analogies between Interconnected and Clustered Networks

Petko VALTCHEV  UQÀM   Semantic Web Data Mining


Extended Mind?


Simon DeDEO  Indiana U   Collective Memory in Wikipedia

Robert GOLDSTONE   Indiana U   Learning Along with Others

Wendy HALL   U Southampton   It's All In the Mind

Harry HALPIN  U Edinburgh  Does the Web Extend the Mind - and Semantics?

Mark ROWLANDS   U Miami   Extended Mentality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Robert RUPERT   U Colorado  What is Cognition and How Could it be Extended?

Cameron NEYLON  PLOS   Network Ready Research: The Role of Open Source and Open Thinking

Derek RUTHS  McGill U   Social Informatics

Judith SIMON   ITAS  Socio-Technical Epistemology


Global Brain?


Katy BORNER   Indiana U   Humanexus: Envisioning Communication and Collaboration
 
Alan EVANS
  Montreal Neurological Institute   Mapping the Brain Connectome
 
Peter GLOOR
  MIT Center for Collective Intelligence  Collaborative Innovation Networks
 
Francis HEYLIGHEN
  Vrije U Brussel  Global Brain: Web as Self-organizing Distributed Intelligence
 
Bryce HUEBNER
  Georgetown U  Macrocognition: Situated versus Distributed
 
Richard MENARY
  U   Macquarie Enculturated Cognition
 
Thomas MALONE
  MIT  Collective Intelligence: What is it? How to measure it? Increase it?
 
John SUTTON
  Macquarie U  Transactive Memory and Distributed Cognitive Ecologies
 
Georg THEINER
  Villanova U   Domains and Dimensions of Group Cognition
 
Peter TODD
  Indiana U   Foraging in the World Mind and Online