Computational Social Science

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Last day of registration: August 19th , 2022

 

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SKU: IIIT Hyderabad | Date: August 26-27, 2022 Categories: ,

Description

Mode of workshop: HYBRID

On a first come first served basis of registration, only the first 100 registrations will be allowed for in person at IITM.

VENUE OF WORKSHOP : IIT MADRAS

This workshop will cover topics like

  • Computational Social Science
  • Mass collaboration
  • Open calls.
  • Human computation

Day 1: Friday – August 26th, 2022- 4pm-6.30pm

TOPIC : Introduction to Computational Social Science
Learning outcome:

Participants will be able to describe what CSS is

Live session: 2:30 hrs lecture

Day 2: Saturday – August 27th, 2022 – 11am-1.30pm

TOPIC: Data collection methods
Learning outcome:

Participants will be able to appreciate different methods for CSS

Live session: 2:30 hrs lecture

Session dates: August 26th & 27th 2022. 

Time: Friday 4:00pm -6:30pm and Saturday 11-1:30pm

Last date of Registration: August 19, 2022

Profile of the Instructor(s)

Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (“PK”) is a Professor of Computer Science at IIIT-Hyderabad. He is a Visiting Faculty at IIT Kanpur, an Adjunct faculty at IIIT Delhi, and Associated Researcher at Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI, IIT Madras. PK was inducted an ACM Distinguished Member in 2021. PK is an ACM India Council Member, and Chair of the Research Facilitation Committee of ACM India. PK is a TEDx and an ACM Distinguished & ACM India Eminent Speaker. PK received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). His Ph.D. thesis work on anti-phishing research at CMU contributed in creating an award-winning startup – Wombat Security Technologies, wombatsecurity.com. Wombat was acquired in March 2018 for USD 225 Million. PK was listed in the World’s 2% Scientists by Stanford University in Nov 2020. He has co-authored research papers in the field of Computational Social Science, Privacy and Security in Online Social Media, Cyber Security, Social Computing, Data Science for Social Good, amongst others. PK’s research work regularly gets featured on news media, including print, online, and TV within India and across the world. PK started and successfully manages PreCog (precog.iiit.ac.in), a research group at IIIT-Hyderabad.

 

Eligibility & Fees

Basic qualification of participants:

Would be good to have  CS / IT / Social Science background
Eligibility criteria: 

None

Fees breakup for the workshop:

a. Students – Rs. 236 (Rs.200 + 18% GST)

Certification

After attending all the sessions, we will provide you with a workshop completion certificate from NPTEL.

Form to be filled for choosing MODE of workshop

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScG1LMnCztzB_-6Bs-9K2F98b9fLf-klsEiqty7OGESn6eszg/viewform

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