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

9:00 - 10:00 Artists' Roundtable and Paper Session

Artists' Roundtable: Hypermedia strategies in elucidating Ulysses

Room C170 - b2 theatre company

The panel discusses the hypermedia and hypertextual strategies used in the production’s design and in the collaborative process of deciphering of the unpunctuated 24,000 word stream of consciousness text.


Room C150 - Chaired by Paul De Bra

Guiding Users through Asynchronous Meeting Content with Hypervideo Playback Plans (full paper)
Andreas Girgensohn, Jennifer Marlow, Frank Shipman and Lynn Wilcox

Download and Cache Management for HTML5 Hypervideo Players (full paper)
Britta Meixner and Christoph Einsiedler

10:30 - 12:00 Paper Session

Social Media - Structures and Collaboration

Room C170 - Chaired by Owen Conlan

Extracting Health-related Social Structures from Conversations in Twitter (full paper)
Abduljaleel Al Rubaye and Ronaldo Menezes

Comparing Community-based Information Adoption and Diffusion Across Different Microblogging Sites (full paper)
Xiaozhong Liu, Xing Yu, Zheng Gao, Tian Xia and Johan Bollen

Social Media-Based Collaborative Information Access: Analysis of Online Crisis-Related Twitter Conversations (full paper)
Lynda Tamine, Laure Soulier, Lamjed Ben Jabeur, Fred Amblard, Chihab Hanachi, Gilles Hubert and Camille Roth

Using Online Controlled Experiments to Examine Authority Effects on User Behavior in Email Campaigns (short paper)
Kwan Hui Lim, Ee-Peng Lim, Binyan Jiang and Palakorn Achananuparp

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

Lunch is served in the lobby.

13:30 - 15:00 Paper Session

Room C170 - Chaired by Charlie Hargood

Hypermedia Models and Search

Identifying Basic Level Entities in a Data Graph (short paper)
Marwan Al-Tawil, Vania Dimitrova, Dhavalkumar Thakker and Brandon Bennett

Classical Hypermedia Virtues on the Web with Webstrates (short paper)
Niels Olof Bouvin and Clemens Nylandsted Klokmose

Mining Interaction Patterns in the Design of Web Applications for Improving User Experience (short paper)
Vassiliki Gkantouna, Athanasios Tsakalidis and Giannis Tzimas

ALAT: Finally an Easy To Use Adaptation Authoring Tool (short paper)
Paul De Bra, Natalia Stash, Wouter Boereboom, Celine Chen, Joris den Ouden, Martijn Kunstman, John Oostrum and Egon Verbakel

The effect of synonym substitution on search results (short paper)
Michael Antunovic, Ivan Lee and Helen Ashman

Search Tactics of Images’ Textual Descriptions (short paper)
Yiling Lin, Ren-Yi Hong and Wen-Lin Lan

15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Paper Sessions

User Experience & User Studies

Room C170 - Chaired by Peter Brusilovsky

Assessing the Navigational Effects of Click Biases and Link Insertion on the Web (full paper)
Florian Geigl, Kristina Lerman, Simon Walk, Markus Strohmaier and Denis Helic

Can Disputed Topic Suggestion Enhance User Consideration of Information Credibility in Web Search? (full paper)
Yusuke Yamamoto and Satoshi Shimada

Trends in Eye Tracking Scanpaths: Segmentation Effect? (full paper)
Sukru Eraslan, Yeliz Yesilada and Simon Harper

Analyzing the Perceptions of Change in a Distributed Collection of Web Documents (short paper)
Luis Meneses, Sampath Jayarathna, Richard Furuta and Frank Shipman

Social Media - Analytics

Room C150 - Chaired by Richard Oentaryo

Seven Words You Can’t Say on Answerbag (full paper)
Rich Gazan

Summarizing Situational Tweets in Crisis Scenario (full paper)
Koustav Rudra, Siddhartha Banerjee, Niloy Ganguly, Pawan Goyal, Muhammad Imran and Prasenjit Mitra

The Influence of Frequency, Recency and Semantic Context on the Reuse of Tags in Social Tagging Systems (short paper)
Dominik Kowald and Elisabeth Lex

Development of Failure Detection System for Network Control using Collective Intelligence of Social Networking Service in Large-Scale Disaster (short paper)
Chihiro Maru, Miki Enoki, Akihiro Nakao, Shu Yamamoto, Saneyasu Yamaguchi and Masato Oguchi

High Enough? Explaining and Predicting Traveler Satisfaction Using Airline Reviews (short paper)
Emanuel Lacic, Dominik Kowald and Elisabeth Lex

Evening Programme: Social Dinner

The social dinner takes place in the Wooden Monkey in Dartmouth (note that there is also a Wooden Monkey in Halifax, that is not the one where the dinner takes place). Bus tickets, valid for the ferry between Halifax and Dartmouth, will be provided. Ensure to take the right ferry and to be in time for dinner, which will start at 19:30.

The Wooden Monkey

40 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
(902) 466-3100

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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