Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, and Prediction by Huan Liu

By Huan Liu

Social computing issues the examine of social habit and context in line with computational platforms. Behavioral modeling reproduces the social habit, and makes it possible for experimenting with and deep knowing of habit, styles, and power results. The pervasive use of laptop and net applied sciences offers an unparalleled surroundings the place humans can percentage reviews and reports, supply feedback and recommendation, debate, or even behavior experiments. Social computing enables behavioral modeling in version development, research, development mining, anticipation, and prediction. The court cases from this interdisciplinary workshop supply a platform for researchers, practitioners, and graduate scholars from sociology, behavioral and laptop technology, psychology, cultural learn, info structures, and operations learn to proportion effects and boost new ideas and methodologies geared toward advancing and deepening our knowing of social and behavioral computing to help serious selection making.

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