Integrating methods from network analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning with theories from the social sciences to advance knowledge and discovery about interaction-based and communication-based social systems


  • Information extraction from social media: A hands-on tutorial on tasks, data, and open source tools [link]
  • IC2S2 2020 Presentations (orange text: the presentation date / time at the conference)

    1. Mishra, S., Han. K., Yang, P., Li, K., & Diesner, J. (2020). Human-in-the-loop construction of a knowledge base for computer science through Wikipedia. [video] (2:45 PM - 3:00 PM CDT on July 19)
    2. Parulian, N., Lu, T., Mishra, S., Avram, M., & Diesner, J. (2020). Adversarial perturbations to manipulate the perception of power and influence in networks. [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 18)
    3. Rezapour, R., Park, J., & Diesner, J. (2020). Detecting characteristics of cross-cutting language networks on social media. [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 20)
    4. Rezapour, R., Bopp, J., Fiedler, N., Steffen, D., Witt, A., & Diesner, J. (2020). Beyond citation: Corpus-based methods for assessing the impact of research outcomes on society. [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 19)
    5. Dinh, L., Sarol, J., & Diesner, J. (2020). How does situational awareness of emergencies depend on choices about data sources, analysis methods, and implementation of algorithms? [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 18)
    6. Dinh, L.*, Rezapour, R.*, Jiang, L., & Diesner, J. (2020). Assessing balance in signed digraphs by combining balance and transitivity. (*Equal contribution) [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 19)
    7. Mishra, A., Rezapour, R., Park, J., & Diesner, J. (2020). Leveraging topic modeling to enhance the interpretability of stance detection. [video] (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on July 20)