Fridays 11:00-12:00PM, TR-3130
Organizer: Haji Mohammad Saleem
The aim of this reading group is to discuss topics related to large-scale discourse and human behavior. The current setup of the reading group revolves around weekly themes. These themes can be suggested by the members of the group and the setup roughly translates to 4 papers a theme.
|Feb 10||Rumor||Saleem||Friggeri, A., Adamic, L. A., Eckles, D., & Cheng, J.
Rumor Cascades . ICWSM 2014. [pdf]
|Feb 17||Rumor||Ariane||Maddock, J., Starbird, K., Al-Hassani, H. J., Sandoval, D. E., Orand, M., & Mason, R. M.
Characterizing online rumoring behavior using multi-dimensional signatures. CSCW 2015. [pdf]
|Feb 24||Rumor||Caitrin||Oh, O., Kwon, K. H., & Rao, H. R.
An Exploration of Social Media in Extreme Events: Rumor Theory and Twitter during the Haiti Earthquake 2010.. ICIS 2010. [pdf]
|March 3||Reading Week|
|March 10||Rumor||Koustuv||Kumar, S., West, R., & Leskovec, J.
Disinformation on the web: Impact, characteristics, and detection of wikipedia hoaxes. WWW 2016. [pdf]
|March 24||Collective Knowledge||Caitrin||Faraj, S., Jarvenpaa, S. L., & Majchrzak, A.
Knowledge collaboration in online communities. Organization Science. [pdf]
|March 31||Collective Knowledge||Saleem||Dankulov, M. M., Melnik, R., & Tadić, B.
The dynamics of meaningful social interactions and the emergence of collective knowledge Nature Article. [pdf]
|April 21||Collective Knowledge||Caitrin||Krafft, P. M., Zheng, J., Pan, W., Della Penna, N., Altshuler, Y., Shmueli, E., & Pentland, A.
Human collective intelligence as distributed Bayesian inference arXiv preprint. [pdf]
|April 28||Collective Knowledge||Koustuv||Liddell, T. M., & DeDeo, S.
Common knowledge on networks arXiv preprint. [pdf]
|May 5||Methods||Saleem||We don’t have a specific paper to go over but I would like to discuss the general methods that we use in our research. Some of the discussion would pertain to this paper that covers methodological pitfalls. [pdf]|
|Book 1||The Research Imagination: An introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods. [pdf]|
|June 2||Book 1||Saleem||Chapter 2, 3, 4, 5|
|June 9||Book 1||Edward||Chapter 6, 7|
|June 16||Book 1||Koustuv||Chapter 8, 9|
|June 23||Book 1||Derek||Chapter 10, 11|
|July 7||Book 1||Caitrin||Chapter 12, 13, 14|
|July 14||Book 1||Saleem||Chapter 15, 16|
|July 21||Book 1||Edward||Chapter 17, 18, 19|
|Book 2||Serious Stats (Book pdf posted on Basecamp)|
|Sept 22||Book 2||Saleem||Chapter 1, 2: Data, samples and statistics; Probability distributions|
|Sept 29||Book 2||Koustuv||Chapter 3: Confidence intervals|
|Oct 6||Book 2||Deven||Chapter 4: Significance tests|
|Oct 13||Book 2||Derek||Chapter 5: Regression|
|Oct 20||Book 2||Caitrin||Chapter 6: Correlation and covariance|
|Oct 27||Book 2||Matt||Chapter 7: Effect size|
|Nov 3||Book 2||Edward||Chapter 8: Statistical power|