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aims at presenting the most relevant results and the most recent methodological developments in dealing with Large Networks and Big Data.

ARS'15 consists in ARS'15 International Workshop and ARS'15 Short Course.

ARS'15 International Workshop

The workshop is the fifth edition of a very successful international conference on Social Network Analysis (ARS'07, ARS'09, ARS'11, ARS'13).

The workshop will be held on April 29-30, 2015, at the "Centro Mario Cacace", located in Anacapri, Via Giuseppe Orlandi 100, Capri Island, Italy.

The workshop also aims to deepen existing scientific cooperation between social network analysts, to establish new cooperation between researchers, and to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for exchange of ideas.


List of Topics.
Papers of interest including (but not limited to) the following topics are solicited:

  • Analysis of Large-Scale Networks, Structural Large Network Properties, Community Detection and structure in Large Networks, Visualization of Large Networks Methodological problems in large network studies, Dynamics and evolution patterns of large networks, Big data storage, processing and network analysis, Social network data mining and analytics, Graph theory and social networks, Methodological problems in large network studies, Statistical methods for the analysis of network data, Knowledge and innovation networks, Cultural networks, Social movements and civic organization networks, Analysis of communication, collaboration, organizational, economic, political, governance, or criminal networks, Network analysis in human and social sciences (e.g., anthropology, psychology, sociology, history, law, archeology, etc.)
  • Applications in several fields (Telecommunications networks, Collaboration networks, Online Social Networks, Healthcare, etc.) are also strongly encouraged.

ARS'15 Short Course

A short course on "Large Network Analysis" based on the book "Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks: Exploration, Pattern Searching, Visualization and Network Evolution" by Patrick Doreian, Vladimir Batagelj, Anuska Ferligoj, Natasa Kejzar, Wiley 2014 http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470714522.html will be offered.