The 2014 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining

The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) provides a premier interdisciplinary forum to bring together researchers and practitioners from all social networking analysis and mining related fields for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative, practical development experiences. ASONAM 2014 seeks to address important challenging problems with a specific focus on the emerging trends and industry needs associated with social networking analysis and mining. The conference solicits experimental and theoretical findings along with their real-world applications. General areas of interest to ASONAM 2014 include the design, analysis and implementation of social networking theory, systems and applications from computer science, mathematics, communications, business administration, sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and medicine. More specialized topics within ASONAM include, but are not limited to:

• Agent based social simulation and computational models
• Anomaly detection in social network evolution
• Application of social network analysis and mining
• Community discovery and analysis in large scale online/offline social networks
• Connection between biological similarities and social network formulation
• Contextual social network analysis and mining
• Crime network analysis
• Crowd sourcing
• Cyber anthropology
• Dark Web
• Data models for social networks and social media
• Data protection inside communities
• Economical impact of social network discovery
• Evolution of communities/patterns on the Web and in large organizations
• Impact of social networks on recommendations systems
• Incorporating social information in query processing and query optimization
• Information acquisition and establishment of social relations
• Influence of cultural aspects on the formation of communities
• Large-scale graph algorithms for social network analysis
• Misbehavior detection in communities
• Migration between communities
• Multi-actor/multiple-relationship networks
• Multi-agent based social network modeling and analysis
• Open source intelligence
• Pattern presentation for end-users and experts
• Personalization for search and for social interaction
• Political impact of social network discovery
• Privacy, security and civil liberty issues
• Recommendations for product purchase, information acquisition and establishment of social relations
• Scalability of social networking/search algorithms
• Social and cultural anthropology
• Social geography
• Social psychology of information diffusion
• Spatial/knowledge networks
• Statistical modeling of large networks
• Trust networks and evolution of trust
• Visual representation of dynamic social networks

Key dates

Full paper submission deadline               April 9, 2014
Notification of acceptance                      June 9, 2014
Camera-ready papers due                      June 24, 2014
Conference events                                 August 17-20, 2014

Paper submission

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to the above topics are solicited. The papers will reviewed by a minimum of two subject experts. Full paper manuscripts must be in English with a maximum length of 8 pages using the IEEE CPS two-column template. Papers should be submitted to the Conference Web site: . IEEE will retain the copyright for accepted papers and the IEEE copyright form found at will therefore have to be completed. Papers will be accepted for the conference based on the reviewers comments on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. If the paper is accepted, the paper will appear in the proceedings of the conference if one author presents the paper at the conference and at least one author register as a full conference participant.


Accepted and presented papers will be included in the ASONAM 2014 Conference Proceedings and forwarded for inclusion in IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL), IEEE Xplore and the ACM Digital Library. The conference proceedings will be submitted for EI indexing through INSPEC by IEEE.

Latest News

Keynote speakers have been confirmed.
       Charu Aggarwal       IBM Research, USA
       Binxing Fang           Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
       Gary Robins            University of Melbourne, Australia

Accepted Workshops
       The Uncertainties Research on User Generated Contents (URUGC2014)
       2014 International Workshop on Curbing Collusive Cyber-gossips in Social Networks (C3-2014)
        The 4th Workshop on Social Network Analysis in Applications (SNAA 2014)

Registration is open
       The registration site is now open ( Register here)
       No matter which type papers, each accepted paper has to have a full registration except student papers (referring to below).
        Student registration Policy: ASONAM applies the policy that student registration is allowed only if all authors are students.
        If not all are students then at least one full registration is required per paper

Camera-ready submission instruction
       Please refer to for submission
        Camera-ready submission and author registration are both due on **June 24, 2014**.

e-copyright submission instruction
       Please refer to here for submission

Accepted paper list
       Please refer to here for detail

Conference venue, accommodation and Visa letter information available
       Please refer to here for detail

Sightseeing, banquet, and transport from/to airport information available
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  • Honorary Chair
  • Binxing FangBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Conference Chairs
  • Yan JiaNational University of Defence Technology, China
  • Jon RokneUniversity of Calgary, Canada
  • Program Committee Chairs
  • Xindong WuUniversity of Vermont, USA, and Hefei University of Technology, China
  • Martin EsterSimon Fraser University, Canada
  • Guandong XuUniversity of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Steering Committee Chair
  • Reda AlhajjUniversity of Calgary, Canada
  • Local Arrangements Chairs
  • Yuxiao LiBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Lei LiHefei University of Technology, China
  • Tiejian LuoUniversity of Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Bin ZhouNational University of Defence Technology, China
  • Industry-Track Chairs
  • Xueqi ChengInstitute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Daniel ZengInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona
  • Jie CaoNanjing University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Workshops Chairs
  • Wolfgan NejdlLeibniz Universit?t Hannover, Germany
  • Jie TangTsinghua University, China
  • Bettina BerendtUniversity of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium
  • Tutorial Chairs
  • V. S. SubrahmanianUniversity of Maryland, USA
  • Meng WangHefei University of Technology, China
  • Carson LeungUniversity of Manitoba, Canada
  • Panels Chairs
  • Alvin ChinNokia Research, China
  • Jing XuPeking University, China
  • Hiroyuki KitagawaTsukuba University, Japan
  • Demos Chairs
  • Tansel OzyerTOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
  • Wei WangUniversity of New South Wales, Australia
  • Publicity Chairs
  • Peng CuiTsinghua University, China
  • Nitin AgarwalUniversity of Arkansas, USA
  • Panagiotis KarampelasHellenic American University, Greece
  • Wookey LeeInha University, Korea
  • Publication Chairs
  • Xiaohui (Daniel) TaoUniversity of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Min-Yuh DayTamkang University, Taiwan
  • Registration Chair
  • Qingshun MengBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Finiance Chairs
  • Reda AlhajjUniversity of Calgary, Canada
  • Lu XuBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Web Chair
  • Zhiang WuNanjing University of Finance and Economics, China