Network of Excellence in Internet Science

JRA1 Workshop: Sept 2014

Collective intelligence, coordinated group action and communities on the Internet

EINS JRA1 Workshop

Trinity College, University of Oxford

16-17 September 2014

Register for free today!

The EINS JRA1 workshop is to take place in Trinity College, University of Oxford Tuesday and Wednesday 16-17 September 2014. The focus of the workshop is how collective intelligence, in a broad sense, emerges in human on-line networks and how this affects the process of the emergence of communities.

Programme

Collective conceptual map on the meaning of ‘Collective Intelligence’

Prof Robin Dunbar (U Oxford): Evolutionary Foundations Of Human Social Behaviour And Its Manifestation On The Internet

Dr Fabrizio Sestini: Europe’s Quest to Generate Internet-based Communities

Prof Jonathan Cave (U Warwick): Strategic coordination and learning on networks

Prof Chris Marsden (U Sussex): Do privacy issues interfere with community dynamics on the Internet?

Prof Kave Salamatian (U Savoi): Philosophical Foundations of Collective Intelligence

Debate: The future of parallel currencies

Panel: Impact of architecture on the emergence of communities in the internet: The Distributed or Central Conundrum 

Crowd sourcing of reputation, rating corporate social responsibility of companies

Dr Tamas David-Barrett: The New You vs. the Old You: does the Internet change human sociality? (a short report from JRA6’s workshop at the HBES conference)

Debate: internet communities should be designed, or left free to emerge

Employing internet of things to facilitate the emergence and empower urban communities 

Methodology workshop: A series of 5 min presentations on new methods of collecting data (eg., local data, not via centralised means); and new findings at least partially from these empirics (please sign up)

 

Applications I

Prof Victor Seidel (Babson College and Harvard University): The role of on-line rumour and customer communities in shaping corporate innovation 

Applications II

Crowd sourcing and urban community well-being – urban design experience in interaction between emergent local communities and local crowd sourcing technologies

Applications III

Using collective network intelligence in health care provision

 

Accommodation

Trinity College has very kindly offered a number of rooms in College that are at a very reasonable rate. The College also has a (limited) number of rooms available from a few days earlier in case you would like to spend the weekend in Oxford.