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      April 2, 2011

      Saturday   8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

      Citrix R&D India Pvt Ltd
      Bangalore, Karnātaka

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      Research Carnival at Yahoo! India R&D, Bangalore

      Research Carnival

      Yahoo!'s Research Carnival brings together researchers working in Web sciences who will distill current research results and discuss trends and the future direction of research. Our Carnival line up of WWW speakers will cover some of the hottest, most relevant research topics in social networks, machine learning, information dissemination and computational advertising.

      We're keeping the format interactive, so do expect break out sessions where you can have productive research discussions with our featured speakers, researchers from the IT industry and students India's premier tech colleges.

      Event Details

      Where: Yahoo!

      Cost: FREE! Includes Lunch & Beverages

      Tentative AGENDA

      10:00 - 11:00

      1.Information Credibility on Twitter


      2.Differences in the Mechanics of Information Diffusion Across Topics: Idioms, Political Hashtags, and Complex Contagion on Twitter

      Daniel Romero, Brendan Meeder and Jon Kleinberg

      11:30 - 12:30

      3. Like like alike -- Joint friendship and interest propagation in social networks

      Shuang-hong Yang, Bo Long,

      4.Limiting the Spread of Misinformation in Social Networks

      Ceren Budak, Divyakant Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi

      12:30 - 13.

      13:30 - 14:30

      5. A Stochastic Learn-To-Rank Algorithm and its Application to Contextual Advertising

      Maryam Karimzadehgan, Wei Li, Ruofei Zhang and Jianchang Mao

      6. Here, There and Everywhere: Correlated Online Behaviors Can Lead to Overestimates of the Effects of Advertising


      15:00 - 16:00

      7.Highly Efficient Algorithms For Structural Clustering of Large Websites

      Lorenzo Blanco,


      Jangwon Seo, , Vanja Josifovski and

      Categories: Other & Miscellaneous

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.