Collective Intelligence in Cambridge (MA)

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Collective Intelligence in Cambridge (MA)

Andrea Forte
Hi all, the conference below looks like it will be a great one for
researchers in this area. Excellent invited speakers!
-Andrea


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COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE 2012
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MIT, Cambridge, MA
April 18-20, 2012

DEADLINE FOR ADVANCE REGISTRATION: April 13, 2012.
On-site registration is subject to space available.

See www.ci2012.org<http://www.ci2012.org/> for more information,
including detailed schedule.
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This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers
from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing
collective intelligence of many types.

Invited Speakers:
• Lada Adamic (Michigan)
• Yochai Benkler (Harvard)
• Colin Camerer (Caltech)
• Chris Chabris (Union)
• Yiling Chen (Harvard)
• Elizabeth Churchill (Yahoo!)
• Iain Couzin (Princeton)
• Deborah Gordon (Stanford)
• Ed Hutchins (UCSD)
• Panos Ipeirotis (NYU)
• Robert Kraut (CMU)
• Karim Lakhani (Harvard)
• Winter Mason (Stevens)
• Rob Miller (MIT)
• Scott Page (Michigan)
• Matthew Salganik (Princeton)
• Ben Shneiderman (Maryland)
• Justin Wolfers (Penn)
• Anita Woolley (CMU)
• Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard)

Topics of interest include:
• human computation
• social computing
• crowdsourcing
• wisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)
• group memory and problem-solving
• deliberative democracy
• animal collective behavior
• organizational design
• public policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)
• ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., "digital sweatshops")
• computational models of group search and optimization
• emergence and evolution of intelligence
• new technologies for making groups smarter

CHAIRS
Thomas Malone (MIT)
Luis von Ahn (Carnegie Melllon University)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Robert Goldstone (Indiana University)
Deborah Gordon (Stanford University)
Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research)
Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrew Lo (MIT)
Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research)

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIRS
Cynthia Rudin (MIT)
Seyda Ertekin (MIT)

PROCEEDINGS CHAIR
Michael Bernstein (MIT)

PUBLICITY CHAIR
Panagiotis Ipeirotis (NYU)

SPONSOR
National Science Foundation



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 :: Andrea Forte
 :: Assistant Professor
 :: College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University
 :: http://www.andreaforte.net

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