Programme for track Social Computing – Social Cognition of Symposium:


Monday 2.7.2012

Session A

Logical, Computational and Theoretical Models for MAS

10:30 - 11:00 Clara Smith, Leandro Mendoza and Agustin Ambrossio. Decidability via Filtration of Neighbourhood Models for Multi-Agent Systems.

11:30 - 12:00  Giuseppe Attanasi, Astrid Hopfensitz, Emiliano Lorini and Frederic Moisan. The Effects of Social Ties on Coordination: Conceptual Foundations for an Empirical Analysis.

12:00 – 12:30 Patrice Caire and Antonis Bikakis. Conviviality by Design.

12:30 - 13:30 KEYNOTE: Marek Sergot. Action, Agency and Causation.



Session B

Social Simulation: Theory and Practice

14:30 - 15:00 Rodger Kibble. Conformist imitation, normative agents and Brandom's commitment model.

15:00 – 15:30 Mehdi Mekni. Crowd simulation using informed virtual geographic environments (IVGE).

15:30 - 16:00 David Pergament, Armen Aghasaryan and Jean-Gabriel Ganascia. Reputation Diffusion Simulation for Avoiding Privacy Violation.

16:00 – 16:30 Bei Wen and Edwin Horlings. Understanding the formation and evolution of collaborative networks using a multi-actor climate program as example.


Tuesday 3.7.2012


Session C

Trust  & Responsibility

10:00 – 10:30   Judith Simon. Epistemic Responsibility in Entangled Socio-Technical Systems.

10:30 – 11:00  Kieron O'Hara. Trust in Social Machines: The Challenges.

11:00 – 11:30  Paul de Laat. Navigating between Chaos and Bureaucracy: How open-content communities are backgrounding trust.

Session D

 Agency& Sociality

14:00 – 14:30  Migle Laukyte.  Artificial and Autonomous. A Person?

14:30 – 15:00  Bernhard Will and Gerhard Chr. Bukow. Socialness in man-machine-interaction and the structure of thought.

15:00 – 15:30  Diego Compagna. Virtual Sociality or Social Virtuality in Digital Games? Encountering a Paradigm Shift of Action and Actor Models.

15:30 – 16:00  Sabine Thuermel. A Multi-Dimensional Agency Concept for Social Computing Systems.

16:00 – 16:30  Yuk Hui and Harry Halpin. Collective Individuation: A New Theoretical Foundation for Social Networks.



Session E (formerly joint session)

Legal,Ethical and Philosophical Aspects of MAS

17:00 – 17:30  Andrew Power and Grainne Kirwan. Trust, Ethics and Legal Aspects of Social Computing.

17:30 – 18:00   Ekaterina Netchitailova. Facebook's user: product of the network or 'craft consumer'?

18:00 – 18:30  Greti- IuliaIvana. Resorts behind the Construction of the Expositional Self on Facebook.

Networks and MAS: Experimental Results

18:30 – 19:00 Elisandra Aparecida Alves Da Silva and Marco Túlio Andrade. Qualitative Methods of Link Prediction in Co-authorship Networks.

19:00 – 19:30  Michał B. Paradowski, Chih-Chun Chen, Agnieszka Cierpich and Łukasz Jonak. From linguistic innovation in blogs to language learning in adults: What do interaction networks tell us?.