Spreading, Influencing, and Cascading in Social and Information Networks
A satellite workshop at NetSci2011, Budapest, Hungary    
Date:        June 7, 2011
Venue:    Central European University, Budapest

Gyorgy Korniss (
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Boleslaw Szymanski (
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
ászló Barabási (Northeastern University)

This one-day workshop at NetSci 2011 brought experts together to present and discuss their recent results on social and information networks. Presentations covered a wide range of topics on spreading, influencing, and opinion formation in social, information, and communication networks.

Final Program (titles link to full presentations where available or to abstracts):
Andrea Baronchelli (UPC, Barcelona Tech)
Consensus, feedback, and broadcasting in negotiation dynamics
Sameet Sreenivasan (B.K. Szymanski)  (RPI)
Influencing with committed minorities
Dashun Wang (NEU)
Determining factors of information spreading processes
Claudio Castellano (ISC-CNR, Rome)
Threshold for epidemic spreading in networks
Gyorgy Korniss (RPI)
The impact of time delays in network coordination in a noisy environment
Lazaros Gallos (CUNY)
Clustering and spreading of behavior and opinions in social networks
Jameson Toole (MIT)
The viral adoption of Web application: Twitter's story
Lada Adamic (University of Michigan)
Co-evolution of network structure and content
Nitesh Chawla (Notre Dame)
Process of link formation in networks: a perspective
Alain Barrat (CPT, Marseille)
Link creation and profile allignment in the aNobii social network
Marton Karsai (Aalto University, Helsinki)
Correlated bursty behavior in human communication
Zoltan Toroczkai (Notre Dame)
Assortativity from reciprocity (abstract only)
Zsuzsa Szvetelszky (Eotvos University, Budapest)
Bank, money, community, spreading: from gossip to panic
Roman Chuhay (HSE, Moscow)
Marketing via friends: strategic diffusion of information in social networks with homophily
Brian Uzzi (Northwestern)
Web of Science, multidisciplinarity, and scientific impact trough time (abstract only)
(invited speakers in bold)

Registration to this workshop, including breakfast/coffee/refreshments and sandwich-lunch,
was free to our participants, thanks to our sponsors: