Day 0: 01.02.2018 (NetSciX School)

09:30

Registration

10:00

Eduardo Graells-Garrido - Network Visualization in Python

10:30

Coffee

11:00

Eduardo Graells-Garrido - Network Visualization in Python

12:30

Lunch

15:00

Bruno Gonçalves - Deep Learning From Scratch in Python

15:30

Coffee

16:00

Bruno Gonçalves - Deep Learning From Scratch in Python

18:00

Beer at Patio Bellavista


Day 1: 01.03.2018

08:30

Registration

09:40

Opening remarks

Intro: Bruno Gonçalves (JP Morgan), Leo Ferres (IDS UDD, TID)

Welcome: Angélica Alarcón, Gerente de Fundación Telefónica e Inversión Social de Movistar Chile

10:00

Keynote 1: Lada Adamic (Facebook)

Title: How Cascades Grow

Introducing: Loreto Bravo (IDS, UDD)

11:00

Coffee

11:30

Session 1: Social Networks I (15+5)

Chair: Jorge Fábrega (CICS, UDD)

Tomás Mussi Reyero, José Ignacio Alvarez-Hamelin, and Mariano Gastón Beiró. Topic-based study of a Twitter political network

Janani Kalyanam, Mauricio Quezada, Barbara Poblete, and Gert Lanckriet. Prediction and characterization of high-activity events in social media triggered by real-world news

Claudio Villegas and Cristian Huepe. Emergence of echo chambers on an adaptive voter model with continuous opinions

Sebastian Diaz, Loreto Bravo, Tamas David-Barrett, Carlos Rodriguez-Sickert, Isabel Behncke, Janos Kertesz and Anna Rotkirch. Cultural differences in communication across the life course

12:50

Lunch (on your own)

14:00

Keynote 2: Ricardo Baeza-Yates (NTENT, Northeastern)

Title: Explainable AI

Introducing: Ciro Cattuto (ISI Foundation)

15:00

Stretch-your-legs break

15:30

Session 2: Network Applications (15+5)

Chair: Samuel Scarpino (Northeastern University)

Miguel R. Guevara, Dominik Hartmann, Luciano Digiampietri and Esteban Fernandez. Mapping the scientific output of Brazilian institutions

Elbert Macau and Antonio Mario Ramos. Detecting causal relations from real data experiments by using recurrence

Jaroslaw Jankowski, Boleslaw Szymanski, Przemysław Kazienko, Radosław Michalski and Piotr Bródka. Probing limits of information spread with sequential seeding

Heetae Kim, Sang Hoon Lee, Eduardo Álvarez-Miranda, Jörn Davidsen, David Olave Rojas and Seung-Woo Son. Modular structures of power grids affect synchronization stability: a case study in Chile

16:50

Coffee

17:10

Session 3: Social Networks II (15+5)

Chair: Yessica Herrera (CICS, UDD)

Tamas David-Barrett. Demographic Transition reduces social trust

Kayla de La Haye and George Vega Yon. Small network statistics for the network science of teams

18:50

Keynote 3: Janos Kertesz (CEU), open to the public (in English)

Title: Analyzing and modeling the complex network of social interactions

Introducing: Carlos Rodríguez Sickert (CICS, UDD)


Day 2: 01.04.2018

09:50

Opening remarks

Intro: Bruno Gonçalves (JP Morgan), Leo Ferres (IDS UDD, TID)

Welcome: Eric Ancelovici (Director TID, and CDO, Telefónica)

10:00

Keynote 1: Francesco Bonchi (ISI Foundation)

Title: Distance-based connectors and community search

Introducing: Cristian Candia-Castro Vallejos (CICS, UDD; MIT Media Lab)

11:00

Coffee

11:30

Session 1: Social networks

Chair: Yessica Herrera (CICS, UDD)

Gabriel Cwilich, Yosef Kornbluth and Sergey Buldyrev. Failures in networks and their dependence with degree distribution.

Barbara Poblete, Jheser Guzman, Jazmine Maldonado Flores and Felipe Tobar. Robust Detection of Extreme Events Using Twitter: Worldwide Earthquake Monitoring

Carlos Sarraute and Martin Minnoni. A brief survey of Data Science techniques applied to the analysis of bank and mobile phone datasets

Vanessa Peña-Araya, Mauricio Quezada, Barbara Poblete and Denis Parra. Gaining Historical and International Relations Insights from Social Media.

12:50

Lunch & Posters

14:30

Keynote 2: Loreto Bravo (Institute of Data Science, UDD)

Title: Mobile Data for Social Good

Introducing: Tamas David-Barrett (Oxford University & UDD)

15:30

Session 2

Chair: Cristian Candia-Castro Vallejos (CICS, UDD; MIT Media Lab)

Boris Sotomayor-Gomez and Horacio Samaniego. Defining urban boundaries from ICT data: Merging spectral network analysis and urban scaling laws to unveil urban dynamics

Douglas S. R. Ferreira, Jennifer R. S. da Conceicao, Paulo Sergio L. de Oliveira Junior, Andres R. R. Papa, and Ronaldo Menezes. Towards evidence of long-range correlations in shallow seismic activities

Horacio Samaniego, Teodoro Dannemann and Boris Sotomayor. The time geography of segregation during working hours

Antoine Allard, Benjamin Althouse, Laurent Hebert-Dufresne and Samuel Scarpino. The risk of sustained sexual transmission of Zika is underestimated

16:50

Coffee

17:10

Keynote 3: Noshir Contractor (Northwestern University), open to the public (in English)

Title: Relational Analytics: Transforming the future of work

Introducing: Andrés Leiva (PUCV, UDD)

18:10

Closing remarks


Day 3: 01.05.2018

09:50

Opening remarks

Intro: Bruno Gonçalves (JP Morgan), Leo Ferres (IDS UDD, TID)

10:00

Keynote 1: Raissa D’Souza

Title: Collective behaviors at three scales:  nanoscale oscillators, interdependent infrastructure, and macaque societies

Introducing: Mariano Beiró (UBA, Argentina)

11:00

Coffee

11:30

Session 1

Chair:  Mariano Beiró (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

Diego Gómez-Zará, Matthew Paras, Aaron Schecter, Leslie A. DeChurch and Noshir S. Contractor. Using relational event modeling for understanding team formation mechanisms in teams assembled online

Ignacio Toledo and Jorge Fábrega. Research topic similarity for link prediction in scientific collaboration networks

Yerka Freire-Vidal and Eduardo Graells-Garrido. Quantifying Chilean attitudes toward immigration using Twitter

John Harvey, Andrew Smith, and James Goulding. An exploratory network analysis of balance, reciprocity, and assortativity in a P2P food sharing network

12:50

Lunch & Posters

14:30

Keynote 2: Daniela Paolotti (ISI Foundation)

Title: Digital traces and participation for forecasting the flu

Introducing: Francisca Varela (IDS, UDD)

15:30

Session 2

Chair: Eduardo Graells (IDS, UDD)

Alberto Aleta, Guilherme Ferraz de Arruda, and Yamir Moreno. Realistic modeling of disease spreading in multilayer networks

Marcin Waniek, Aamena Alshamsi, and César Hidalgo. Bursting the filter bubble: promoting information flows in a polarized world

Paula Vásquez-Henríquez, Eduardo Graells-Garrido, Diego Caro. Emojis on the Go: Transport Perception using Social Media

16:30

Coffee

17:00-18:00

Best paper & best poster awards, closing remarks

20:30

Dinner: an email will be send to the ones that registered to attend


Trip (on the 6th, for those interested)

We are also planning to take a day trip to one of the following places. This will be on your own expense, but we’ll organize if there’s enough interest. These are the three options we were entertaining.

1) Valparaiso (tours Cerro alegre and Cerro Concepcion, boat trip, and typical food) (about 1 hour and 40 minutes each way)

2) Pomarie (Chilean crafts + the best pastel de choclo (corn cake) ever) + Pichilemu (beach) (about 3 hours each way)

3) Cajon del Maipo + concha y toro vineyard (about one hour each way)