Call For Papers: Collective Intelligence 2012 (CI 2012)Call For Papers: Collective Intelligence 2012 (CI 2012)

Collective Intelligence 2012

MIT, Cambridge, MA
April 18-20, 2012
www.ci2012.org
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective intelligence of many types.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
• human computation
• social computing
• crowdsourcing
• wisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)
• group memory and problem-solving
• deliberative democracy
• animal collective behavior
• organizational design
• public policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)
• ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., “digital sweatshops”)
• computational models of group search and optimization
• emergence and evolution of intelligence
• new technologies for making groups smarter

See www.ci2012.org for more details about topics and submission format.

Format

The conference will consist of
• invited talks from prominent researchers in different areas related to collective intelligence
• oral paper presentations
• poster sessions.

Submission

Papers of three types are invited:
• Reports of original research results
• Reviews of previous research in one or more fields relevant to collective intelligence
• Position papers about research agendas for the field of collective intelligence

Some of the papers submitted will be invited for oral presentation, others for presentation as posters.

Important dates

Paper submission deadline: November 4, 2011
Notification of paper acceptance / rejection: January 15 2012
Camera-ready papers due: February 15, 2012
Conference dates: April 18 – 20, 2012

Chairs

Thomas Malone (MIT)
Luis von Ahn (Carnegie Mellon University)

Organizing committe

Robert Goldstone (Indiana University)
Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research)
Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrew Lo (MIT)
Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research)

Sponsor

National Science Foundation

Collective Intelligence 2012

MIT, Cambridge, MA
April 18-20, 2012
www.ci2012.org
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective intelligence of many types.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
• human computation
• social computing
• crowdsourcing
• wisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)
• group memory and problem-solving
• deliberative democracy
• animal collective behavior
• organizational design
• public policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)
• ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., “digital sweatshops”)
• computational models of group search and optimization
• emergence and evolution of intelligence
• new technologies for making groups smarter

See www.ci2012.org for more details about topics and submission format.

Format

The conference will consist of
• invited talks from prominent researchers in different areas related to collective intelligence
• oral paper presentations
• poster sessions.

Submission

Papers of three types are invited:
• Reports of original research results
• Reviews of previous research in one or more fields relevant to collective intelligence
• Position papers about research agendas for the field of collective intelligence

Some of the papers submitted will be invited for oral presentation, others for presentation as posters.

Important dates

Paper submission deadline: November 4, 2011
Notification of paper acceptance / rejection: January 15 2012
Camera-ready papers due: February 15, 2012
Conference dates: April 18 – 20, 2012

Chairs

Thomas Malone (MIT)
Luis von Ahn (Carnegie Mellon University)

Organizing committe

Robert Goldstone (Indiana University)
Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research)
Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)
Andrew Lo (MIT)
Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)
Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research)

Sponsor

National Science Foundation

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