Submission BESC | Hamad Bin Khalifa University

All accepted and presented papers expect to be included in IEEE Xplore and submitted for indexing in DBLP, Scopus, Google Scholar, and EI etc. Top-quality papers presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer) and Web Intelligence.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Social Computing, Computational Social Science and Applications
  • Computational Models of Social Phenomena
  • Social Behavior
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Semantic Web
  • Collective Intelligence
  • Security, Privacy, Trust in Social Contexts
  • Social Recommendation
  • Social Influence and Social Contagions
  • Quantifying Offline Phenomena through Online Data
  • Forecasting of Social Phenomena
  • Science and Technology Studies Approaches to Computational Social Science
  • Social Media and Health Behaviors
  • Social Psychology and Personality
  • New Theories, Methods, and Objectives in Computational Social Science

Digital Humanities

  • Digital Media
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Games and Learning
  • Digital Footprints and Privacy
  • Crowd Dynamics
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Healthcare
  • Activity Streams and Experience Design
  • Virtual Communities (e.g., Open-source, Multiplayer Gaming, etc.)

Information Management and Information Systems (IS)

  • Decision Analytics
  • E-Business
  • Decision Analytics
  • Computational Finance
  • Societal Impacts of IS
  • Human Behavior and IS
  • IS in Healthcare
  • IS Security and Privacy
  • IS Strategy, Structure and Organizational Impacts
  • Service Science and IS

Natural Language Processing

  • Web Mining and its Social Interpretations
  • Sentiment Analysis, Stylistic Analysis, and Argument Mining
  • Opinion Mining and Social Media Analytics
  • Credibility of Online Content
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Mining Big Social Data
  • Cognitive Modeling and Psycholinguistics

Behavior and User Modelling, Privacy, and Ethics

  • Behavior Change 
  • Positive Technology 
  • Personalization for Individuals, Groups and Populations
  • Large Scale Personalization, Adaptation and Recommendation
  • Web Dynamics and Personalization
  • Privacy, Perceived Security and Trust
  • Technology and Wellbeing 
  • Ethics of Computational Research on Human Behavior


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