A Curated List of WWW 2017 Papers for Data Science and Web Science

This year the WWW conference 2017 is definitely focusing a lot of emphasis on Web Science and Data Science.

I’m recording here a list of papers I found interesting at the conference, related to this topic. Disclaimer: the list may be incomplete, as I did not go through all the papers. So in case you want full coverage of the conference, you can just browse the full WWW proceedings, which are entirely available online as open-access creative commons content.

Anyway, here is my list:

Prices and Subsidies in the Sharing Economy (Page 53)
Zhixuan Fang (Tsinghua University)
Longbo Huang (Tsinghua University)
Adam Wierman (California Institute of Technology)

Understanding and Discovering Deliberate Self-harm Content in Social Media (Page 93)
Yilin Wang (Arizona State University)
Jiliang Tang (Michigan State University)
Jundong Li (Arizona State University)
Baoxin Li (Arizona State University)
Yali Wan (University of Washington)
Clayton Mellina (Yahoo Research)
Neil O’Hare (Yahoo Research)
Yi Chang (Huawei Research America)

Cataloguing Treatments Discussed and Used in Online Autism Communities (Page 123)
Shaodian Zhang (Columbia University)
Tian Kang (Columbia University)
Lin Qiu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Weinan Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Yong Yu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Noémie Elhadad (Columbia University)

Neural Collaborative Filtering (Page 173)
Xiangnan He (National University of Singapore)
Lizi Liao (National University of Singapore)
Hanwang Zhang (Columbia University)
Liqiang Nie (Shandong University)
Xia Hu (Texas A&M University)
Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)

Exact Computation of Influence Spread by Binary Decision Diagrams (Page 947)
Takanori Maehara (Shizuoka University & RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project)
Hirofumi Suzuki (Hokkaido University)
Masakazu Ishihata (Hokkaido University)

Secure Centrality Computation Over Multiple Networks (Page 957)
Gilad Asharov (Cornell-Tech)
Francesco Bonchi (ISI Foundation)
David García Soriano (Eurecat & Pompeu Fabra University)
Tamir Tassa (The Open University)

Interplay between Social Influence and Network Centrality: A Comparative Study on Shapley Centrality and Single-Node-Influence Centrality (Page 967)
Wei Chen (Microsoft Research)
Shang-Hua Teng (University of Southern California)

Portfolio Optimization for Influence Spread (Page 977)
Naoto Ohsaka (The University of Tokyo)
Yuichi Yoshida (National Institute of Informatics & Preferred Infrastructure, Inc.)

Extracting and Ranking Travel Tips from User-Generated Reviews (Page 987)
Ido Guy (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev & eBay Research)
Avihai Mejer (Yahoo Research)
Alexander Nus (Yahoo Research)
Fiana Raiber (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)

Information Extraction in Illicit Web Domains (Page 997)
Mayank Kejriwal (University of Southern California)
Pedro Szekely (University of Southern California)

Learning to Extract Events from Knowledge Base Revisions (Page 1007)
Alexander Konovalov (Ohio State University)
Benjamin Strauss (Ohio State University)
Alan Ritter (Ohio State University)
Brendan O’Connor (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

CoType: Joint Extraction of Typed Entities and Relations with Knowledge Bases (Page 1015)
Xiang Ren (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Zeqiu Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Wenqi He (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Meng Qu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Clare R. Voss (Army Research Laboratory)
Heng Ji (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Tarek F. Abdelzaher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)