About the Workshop. Cultural Patterns: Multiscale Data-driven Models
The proliferation of cultural data has given data-driven approaches a significant edge in modeling various cultural phenomena. This workshop focuses on such approaches that make use of mathematical tools in machine learning, data mining, network science, and computational social science. We are particularly interested in presenting methods, both normative and descriptive, that offer a gestalt or structure-first approach to culture analysis and that provide a multi-layered summarization of these phenomena suitable for exploration at multiple scales. These models are applied to various datasets such as social and information networks, social media, narrative and story detection in texts, group dynamics or behavior, and collaboration and competition leading to emergent behavior.
This workshop will include a poster session; a request for posters will be sent to registered participants in advance of the workshop.
Lada Adamic (University of Michigan)
Edoardo Airoldi (Harvard University)
Tina Eliassi-Rad, Chair (Rutgers University, Computer Science)
Eitan Hersh (Yale University)
Jure Leskovec (Stanford University)
Johan Ugander (Stanford University)
IPAM has room blocks at the following local hotels for workshop participants. You may also consult IPAM’s Hotel Page for other options.
Hilgard House is a short walk from IPAM and Westwood Village. They offer free parking for one car, excluding vans and SUVs. The UCLA rate is $157/night for single occupancy (about $179 with tax). Please identify yourself as an IPAM guest when you make your reservation. Rooms will be blocked until three weeks before the first day of the workshop. If you use the hotel’s online form to make your reservation, refer to the IPAM program in the comment box and they will adjust your rate accordingly.
Hilgard House Hotel
927 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024 (map)
Phone: 310-208-3945 or 800-826-3934
Email: Hilgard House Hotel Reservations
Hotel Palomar is a Kimpton Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. It is within walking distance of IPAM, but also offers shuttle service upon request. There is a restaurant on site. Parking is available to IPAM guests at the discounted rate of $25/day. IPAM’s room rate at Hotel Palomar is $199/night (around $230 with tax) through June 30, 2016. To make your reservation, email or call Karen Fernandez, the IPAM reservations coordinator, and identify yourself as an IPAM guest. Rooms will be blocked until two weeks before the first day of the workshop.
10740 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90024
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