Social Computing Lab led by Jana Diesner
Network Analysis · Natural Language Processing · Human-Centered Data Science

Keynotes

  1. Annual Conference of the German Association for Network Research (DGNet), Darmstadt, Germany: “Responsible Social Computing” (2018)
  2. Historical Network Research (HNR) Conference, Brno, Czech Republic: “Bias Detection and Theory Validation in Social Network Analysis” (2018)
  3. Collaborative Research on Extreme Scale Text Analytics (CRESTA) Workshop, UIUC: “Human Centered Computing: Innovating compliantly and transparently” (2018)
  4. COINs (Collaborative Innovation Networks) Conference, Rome, Italy: “Words and Networks: Using Natural Language Processing to Enhance Graphs and Test Network Theories” (2016)
  5. GOR (General Online Research) Conference, Dresden, Germany: “Rich and Reliable Signals: Making Responsible Choices for Working with Social Interaction Data” (2016)
  6. 9th Historical Network Research Symposium, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany: “Developing practical solutions to real world problems by going from words to networks” (2015)
  7. NetGlow Conference, Saint-Petersburg, Russia: “Socio-semantic networks” (2014)
  8. Ditact Conference – women’s IT studies, University Salzburg, Austria: “Computational Thinking in the playroom, classroom, boardroom” (2014)
  9. DISC (Daegu International Social Network Conference), Daegu, South Korea: “Words and Networks” (2013)
  10. Future of Historical Network Research Conference, Hamburg, Germany: “Of micro-scopes and telescopes in the digital humanities and computational social sciences” (2013)

Invited Talks at Conference

  1. Re-Computing Social Sciences Conference, UC Davis: “Re-Computing Social Sciences: What Have We Learned?” (2017)
  2. Open Science Conference, Berlin, Germany: “Innovating compliantly and transparently – road blocks, myths and solutions” (2017)
  3. Cultural Analytics Symposium, University of Notre Dame: “Impact Assessment of Information Products and Data Provenance” (2017)
  4. iConference, Workshop on Ethics, Philadelphia, PA: “Usable Ethics” (2016)
  5. Impact Distribution Lab, BritDoc and Ford Foundation, New York, NY: “Computational Impact Assessment and ConText” (2014)
  6. The Media Consortium Annual Conference, Chicago, IL: “Impact Assessment and ConText” (2014)
  7. Purdue University, KredibleNet Workshop: “Words and Networks: How much can we trust Social Network Data built based on Text Data?” (2013)
  8. University of Maryland, School of Information, Summer Social Webshop: “Words and Networks: Considering the Content of Text Data for Network Analysis” (2012)
  9. Bulletproof Hosting and Botnet Attacks, German Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Hamburg, Germany: “Network Analysis and Data Mining for Examining Covert Networks“ (2011)
  10. IT Defense Conference, Frankfurt, Germany: “Network Analysis and Text Mining for Detecting and Examining the Structure, Functioning and Evolution of Covert Networks” (2011)
  11. Bulletproof Hosting and Botnet Attacks, German Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Hamburg, Germany: “Network Analysis for the Domain of Covert Networks” (2010)
  12. Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education Conference: “Encouraging the participation of girls and women in computer science: research and action” (2010)
  13. Bulletproof Hosting and Botnet Attacks Konferenz, NATO Schule, Oberammergau, Germany, 2009: “Natural Language Processing and Network” (2009)
  14. Exploring under the surface: Yielding higher value from life science transactions Conference (Boston, MA): “Network analytics in life science” (2008)
  15. Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, Age of Simulation Conference: “Communication Networks from the Enron Email Corpus” (2006)

Invited Talks at Universities

  1. Columbia University, Economic History Seminar, NY: “It's Always About the People. Enron is no Different. Email network analysis” (2014)
  2. Purdue University, Lafayette, IN: “Computational Impact Assessment of Documentaries and Media” (2014)
  3. CUNY, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY: “Computational Impact Assessment and ConText” (2014)
  4. Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia: “From Words to Networks: The Importance of Methodological Choices for Extracting Semantic Networks from Texts” (2013)
  5. KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Daejeon, South Korea: “Words and Networks” (2013)
  6. Free University, Amsterdam, Netherlands: “From Words to Networks: Relevance of Methodological Choices for Practical Applications” (2013)
  7. University of California, Berkeley: “From Words to Networks: Relevance of methodological choices for real-world applications” (2013)
  8. Northwestern University, Science of Networks in Communities Center (SONIC): “From Words to Networks: Relevance of methodological choices for real-world applications” (2013)
  9. University of Hamburg, Germany: “Mapping and Investigating Covert Networks via Network Analysis and Text Mining” (2012)
  10. European Research Center for Information Systems, University of Münster, Germany: “Words and Networks: Considering the Substance of Information for Constructing and Analyzing Socio-Technical Networks” (2011)
  11. Syracuse University, School of Information: “Words and Networks” (2011)
  12. Dresden University of Technology, Education Sciences Department, Germany: “Words and Networks” (2009)
  13. University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, Germany, Complexity Workshop: “Data Collection online: Feasible does not have to mean legal” (2008)
  14. University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, Germany, Complexity Workshop: “System Dynamics: Approach to computational modeling and simulation” (2008)

Invited Talks at Public and Private Institutions

  1. European Forum Alpbach, Austria: “Computational Problem Solving: Transformative Progress and Key Issues with Human Centered Data Science” (2016)
  2. Army Corps of Engineers, Champaign, IL: “Rich and Reliable Signals: Making Responsible Choices for Working with Social Interaction Data” (2016)
  3. KISTI (Korea Institute of Science & Technology Information), Daejeon, South Korea: “Words and Networks” (2013)
  4. Science Café, Champaign Public Library: “Network Science” (2013)
  5. Center for Investigate Reporting (CIR), Oakland, CA: “Socio-Semantic Network Analysis for Impact Assessment of Documentaries” (2013)
  6. Sundance Institute, Creative Producing Summit: “Impact Assessment of (Social Justice) Documentaries” (2013)
  7. Paley Center for Media, New York, NY: “Impact Assessment and ConText” (2013)
  8. Dialego corporation, Aachen, Germany (2008)
  9. vm-people, LLC, Berlin, Germany (2008)
  10. Deutsche Welle, Berlin, Germany: “Mapping Politics”, with P. Ueschner (2008)
  11. Chemnitz Art Museum, Germany: “Art Network Visualization”, with C. Stuetzer (2008)
  12. FAS.research, LLC, Vienna, Austria (2005)
  13. Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Washington, D.C.: “Extraction of the Social Structure of Covert Networks from Texts” (2005)


Professor Diesner presenting "Innovating compliantly and transparently – road blocks, myths and solutions" at the Open Science Conference 2017, Berlin