All day sessions take place in the CHEB Building (Collaborative Health Education Building, Summer St, Halifax - see Campus Map).

8:30 Registration opens

9:00 - 10:00 Opening and Keynote

Room C170 - Chaired by James Blustein and Eelco Herder

Keynote speaker: Katy Börner - Data Visualization Literacy

10:30 - 12:00 Paper Session

Storytelling and Spatial Structures

Room C170 - Chaired by Niels Olof Bouvin

Patterns of Sculptural Hypertext in Location Based Narratives (full paper)
Charlie Hargood, Verity Hunt, Mark Weal and David Millard

Spatio-Temporal Parsing in Spatial Hypermedia (full paper)
Thomas Schedel and Claus Atzenbeck

Storyspace 3 (short paper)
Mark Bernstein

Exploring Maintenance Practices in Crowd-Mapping (short paper)
Giovanni Quattrone, Martin Dittus and Licia Capra

What Happens Offline Stays Offline? Examining Sustainability of A Hybrid Social System (short paper)
Di Lu, Rosta Farzan and Yu-Ru Lin

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

Lunch is served in the lobby

13:30 - 15:00 Paper Session

Social Media - Analytics

Room C170 - Chaired by Rich Gazan

Teens Engage More with Fewer Photos: Temporal and Comparative Analysis on Behaviors in Instagram (full paper)
Jin Yea Jang, Kyungsik Han, Dongwon Lee, Haiyan Jia and Patrick C. Shih

Where is the Goldmine? Finding Promising Business Locations through Facebook Data Analytics (full paper)
Jovian Lin, Richard Jayadi Oentaryo, Ee-Peng Lim, Casey Vu, Adrian Vu and Agus Kwee

Classification of Twitter Accounts into Targeting Accounts and Non-Targeting Accounts (short paper)
Hikaru Takemura and Keishi Tajima

There is something beyond the Twitter network (short paper)
Andrzej Pacuk, Piotr Sankowski, Karol Wegrzycki and Piotr Wygocki

The Role of Comments’ Controversy in Large-Scale Online Discussion Forums (short paper)
Adithya Aggarwal, Claudia Lopez and Sharon Hsiao

15:30 - 17:00 Paper Session

Social Media - Models

Room C170 - Chaired by Shay Lawless

Friendship Maintenance and Prediction in Multiple Social Networks (full paper)
Roy Lee and Ee-Peng Lim

Issue-Focused Documentaries versus Other Films: Rating and Type Prediction based on User-Authored Reviews (short paper)
Ming Jiang and Jana Diesner

Understanding and Predicting Online Food Recipe Production Patterns (short paper)
Tomasz Kusmierczyk, Christoph Trattner and Kjetil Nørvåg

Approximate Contagion Model of Common Knowledge on Facebook (short paper)
Gizem Korkmaz, Chris Kuhlman, S. S. Ravi and Fernando Vega-Redondo

Human vs. Automated Text Analysis: Estimating Positive and Negative Mood (short paper)
Kathryn Ziemer and Gizem Korkmaz

17:00 - 17:20 Poster Madness

Room C170 - Chaired by Kevin Koidl

Evening Programme

Sculpture Court

Poster and demo reception, creative track exhibition and a theatre performance that makes use of hypertext technologies, performed by 2b theatre company.

The event will start at 17:30 and will be open to the public.

Sculpture Court
Dalhousie Arts Centre
6101 University Ave.

27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media

10-13 July 2016 - Halifax, Canada

Collocated with UMAP 2016




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Important Dates

Registration and Support

10 June 2016: Student Support
17 June 2016: Advance Registration

Deadlines are always at 23:59 (Hawaii Time Zone)


15 January 2016: Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

Main Proceedings
(Full Papers, Short Papers, Posters)

22 February 2016: Submission Deadline (extended)
1 April 2016: Notifications
9 May 2016: Camera-Ready

Extended Proceedings
(Creative Track, Late-Breaking Results, Demos, Doctoral Consortium, Workshop Papers)

27 May 2016: Paper Submission (extended)
10 June 2016: Notifications
1 July 2016: Camera-Ready