Accepted Papers for DIST2012 at CSCW
The effects of social technology
Papers about the impacts of social technical mediation; includes individual and social impacts, as well as diffusion of impacts.
- Infobesity: Cognitive and Physical Impacts of Information Overconsumption by Mark Pearrow
- Sentiment Analysis on Bad News Spreading by Jaram Park, Meeyoung Cha, Hoh Kim and Jaeseung Jeong
- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Ethical Concerns with Triggering a Reminiscence Process by Elizabeth Thiry, Christopher Mascaro and Mary Beth Rosson
- Narcotweets: Sociotechnical Systems and Organized Crime by Andrés Monroy-Hernández
Revealing hidden context
Papers discussing ways to reveal contextual information that can help people interpret / evaluate information streams more effectively.
- From Analyzing to Reflecting: Computational Supports for Frame Reflection Eric Baumer and Geri Gay
- Trails of Trustworthiness in Real-Time Streams by Panagiotis Metaxas and Eni Mustafaraj
- A Public Right to Hear in Networked Infrastructures by Mike Ananny
Papers about techniques to facilitate the transmission & exchange of (more) diverse ideas.
- Doctor Who meets Doctor Zhivago: Modeling Serendipity on Extreme Divergence by Alex Garnett, Eryn Whitworth and Steven Fazzio
- Why individuals seek diverse opinions (or why they don’t) by Jisun An, Daniele Quercia and Jon Crowcroft
Motivation & Participation
Papers that focus on the analysis of and designs for improving motivation in online communities.
- Designing Adaptive Engagement Approaches for Audience-bounded Online Communities by Claudia Lopez and Peter Brusilovsky
- Crowdfunding: Why People Are Motivated to Post and Fund Projects on Crowdfunding Platforms by Elizabeth Gerber, Julie Hui and Pei-Yi Kuo.