5th International Workshop on Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks

Special Edition on Dis/Misinformation Mining from Social Media

Topics of interest

We solicit original, unpublished and innovative research work on all aspects of the theme of this workshop. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Descriptive models on fake new and malicious bot detection.
  • Explainable AI for detection of dis/misinformation.
  • User behavior analysis and susceptibility prediction with regard to dis/misinformation in social media.
  • Trust and reputation in social media.
  • Dis/misinformation propagation modeling and trace analysis.
  • Prescriptive countermeasure methods against formation and circulation of misinformation
  • Predicting misinformation and bias in news on social media.
  • Predictive models for early detection of hoax spread in social media.
  • Social influence analysis on online social media including discovering influential users and social influence maximization.
  • Assessing the influence of fake news on advertising and viral marketing in social media.
  • New datasets and evaluation methodologies to help predicting dis/misinformation in social media
  • User modeling and social media including predicting daily activities, recurring events, determining user similarities, trustworthiness and reliability.
  • Social networks and information/knowledge dissemination such as topic and trend prediction, prediction of information diffusion patterns, and identification of causality and correlation between events/topics/communities.