WOSN 2008

An ACM SIGCOMM 2008 workshop

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome
09:15 - 10:30 Money, votes and information (Chair: Peter Key)
  Can Social Networks Improve e-Commerce: a Study on Social Marketplaces (slides)
  Gayatri Swamynathan (UC Santa Barbara); Christo Wilson (UC Santa Barbara); Bryce Boe (UC Santa Barbara); Ben Y. Zhao and Kevin Almeroth (UC Santa Barbara)
  Analysis of Social Voting Patterns on Digg (slides)
  Kristina Lerman (USC); Aram Galstyan (USC)
  Characterizing Social Cascades in Flickr (slides)
  Meeyoung Cha (MPI-SWS); Alan Mislove (MPI-SWS); Ben Adams (MPI-SWS); Krishna Gummadi (MPI-SWS)
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:30 The face of social networks (Chair: Pablo Rodriguez)
  A few chirps about Twitter (slides)
  Balachander Krishnamurthy (AT&T Labs - Research); Phillipa Gill (University of Calgary); Martin Arlitt (HP Labs, US/University of Calgary)
  Growth of the Flickr social network (slides)
  Alan Mislove (MPI-SWS, DE/Rice University); Meeyoung Cha (MPI-SWS); Hema Swetha Koppula (IIT Kharagpur); Krishna P. Gummadi (MPI-SWS); Peter Druschel(MPI-SWS); Bobby Bhattacharjee (University of Maryland)
  Poking Facebook: Characterization of OSN Applications (slides)
  Minas Gjoka (UC Irvine); Michael Sirivianos (UC Irvine); Athina Markopoulou (UC Irvine); Xiaowei Yang (UC Irvine)
  Characterizing Privacy in Online Social Networks (slides)
  Balachander Krishnamurthy (AT&T Labs -- Research); Craig E. Wills (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:25 Who do you trust? (Chair: Balachander Krishnamurthy)
  Lockr: Social Access Control for Web 2.0 (slides)
  Amin Tootoonchian (University of Toronto); Kiran K. Gollu (University of Toronto); Stefan Saroiu (University of Toronto); Yashar Ganjali (University of Toronto); Alec Wolman (Microsoft Research)
  NOYB: Privacy in Online Social Networks (slides)
  Saikat Guha (Cornell University); Kevin Tang (Cornell University); Paul Francis (Cornell University)
  Photo-Based Authentication Using Social Networks (slides)
  Sarita Yardi (Georgia Tech); Nick Feamster (Georgia Tech); Amy Bruckman (Georgia Tech)
  Authenticated Out-of-Band Communication Over Social Links (slides)
  Anirudh Ramachandran (Georgia Tech); Nick Feamster (Georgia Tech)
15:25 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 17:00 Social mobility (Chair: Christos Gkantsidis)
  Are You moved by Your Social Network Application? (slides)
  Abderrahmen Mtibaa (Thomson); Augustin Chaintreau (Thomson); Jason LeBrun (Thomson); Earl Oliver (Thomson); Anna-Kaisa Pietilainen (Thomson); Christophe Diot (Thomson)
  Opportunistic Spatial Gossip over Mobile Social Networks (slides)
  Augustin Chaintreau (Thomson); Pierre Fraigniaud (CNRS); Emmanuelle Lebhar (CNRS)
  Characterizing User Mobility in Second Life (slides)
  Chi-Anh La (Institut Eurecom); Pietro Michiardi (Institut Eurecom)