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Agenda: 2020 Conference on Computational Sociology

August 7, 2020

8:00am to 9:10am - Paper Session 1: Stratification

Northwestern Kellogg School of Management
Exploration, Exploitation and Career Hot Streaks
Stanford University, Sociology
‘Seeing’ Urban Contexts at Scale: Using Computer Vision to Measure Physical Conditions of Neighborhoods
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Leveraging Machine Learning to Estimate Effect Modification
Boston University Questrom School of Business
Catching Negativity: The Gendered Dynamics of Emotional Contagion in Email
University of Chicago
Discussant

9:15am to 10:25am - Paper Session 2: Communication

Carnegie Mellon University
Influence via Ethos: On the Persuasive Power of Reputation in Deliberation Online
Northwestern University
Medium is the Message? Elite Political Communication in the Age of Multimedia Online Platforms
Columbia University
Emotional Virality in Fake and Mainstream News: What Do Newsrooms Do Now?
Haas School of Business
Promoting Shared Understanding Across Cultures: Comparing U.S. and Chinese Populations in an Online Language Game
Northeastern University
Discussant

10:30am to 11:40am - Paper Session 3: Culture

UCLA
The Evolutionary Dynamics of Cultural Change (As Told Through the Birth and Brutal Blackened Death of Metal Music)
The University of Arizona
What types of novelty are most disruptive?
University of Chicago
Novelty in Digital Subculture: Novelty Emergence and Response in Online Fanfiction Communities
IESE Business School
Culture is the Mother of Risk: Negative Consensus on Result Orientation Norm and Organizational Misconduct
New York University
Discussant

11:45am to 12:45pm - Interactive poster session on Discord

Stanford University
Seeing' Urban Contexts at Scale: Using Deep Learning to Assess Streetview Image Viability for Analysis of Neighborhood Conditions
University of Chicago
Examining Depolarization through an Online Belief Estimation Game
University of Arizona
Utilizing Blockmodeling, Clustering, and Heatmaps to Visualize Multinomial Logistic Regression Models
Stanford University
Deriving Dimensions of Meaning from Word Embedding Spaces
Purdue University
Defining The Good Victim: An Examination of Judicial Narratives in Domestic Violence Cases in India
UCLA
White Supremacy in An Academic Forest: Does Anyone Hear It?
Ukrainian Catholic University
Meme Generation for Social Media Audience Engagement
Stanford University
Information Inequality: Using Screenomics to Understanding the Digital Engagements of Low-Income and High-Income Individuals in the United States
University of Michigan
Monolithic Majors?: Measuring Diversity and Difference in College Student Coursetaking
National Taiwan University
Social Contagion and Associatvie Diffusion on Multilayer Networks
Engineering Systems and Environment, University of Virginia
A Tale of Two Metrics: Polling and Financial Contributions as a Measure of Campaign Performance
UC Santa Barbara
Embracing Failure: A Socio-Computational Analysis of Entrepreneurial Failure Narratives
City University of New York - The Graduate Center
#Halle and #Hanau: German Public’s Responses to White Nationalist Shootings
University of Chicago
An Exploration to Reduction of Chicago Traffic Congestion: Regression, Time Series and Content Analysis on Divvy Bikes System