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Agenda: Computational Sociology Conference

August 15, 2014

9:00am - Diffusion & Migration

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Network Activation Spreading and Collective Errors
Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
Discovering Diverse Paths, Linking Fragmented Ideas: A Data-Driven Analysis of Mexico-U.S. Migration
Assistant Professor in the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley
Contention and Contribution: Spontaneous Solidarity and Discourse in the Collective Production of Movie Reviews
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University
Learning About Human Behaviors from Digital Traces

11:00am - Organization & Networks

McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science at Northwestern University
Some Assembly Required:  Organizing in the 21st Century
Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley
Enchanting Exchange: Evidence from the Maker Movement
Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC San Diego
Big Data and Big ERGMs: The Dangers of Computational Social Network Analysis
Goldwin Smith Professor of Arts and Sciences, Sociology Department, Cornell University
The Mesh of Civilizations in the Global Network of Interpersonal Communications

1:30pm - Field Experiments

Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Computational Field Experiments
Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania
The Evolution of Social Norms: New Theory and Experiments
Sociology Department, Stanford University
Engineering of Trust: An Experiment
Associate Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University
Limits to Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics: Evidence from Field Experiments

3:30pm - Culture & Meaning

Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara
Hermeneutic Science Meets Big Data: Tales from the Field
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business
What Does Cultural Innovation Mean?
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago
Ambiguity and Intellectual Engagement
Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Tweet-Votes Curve, But Were Afraid to Ask