Annenberg Presentations at IC2S2 2019

Five Annenberg faculty members and graduate students will present at the 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science, to be held July 17-20 in The Netherlands.

The presentations are listed below. All events will be held at the University of Amsterdam. For the full program, visit the IC2S2 conference website.

Thursday, July 18

4:45-5:00

Cognition (C0.02 / 2D)

  • Duncan Watts — “Human Complex Problem Solving: The Case of Constraint Satisfaction Optimization Problems”

Friday, July 19

10:50-11:05

Replicability (A1.03 / 3B)

  • Duncan Watts — “Replication and Reliability in Computational Social Science”

2:10-2:30

Opening Panel Keynote (A0.01 / Keynotes)

  • Duncan Watts — "Computational Social Science: Past, Present and Future"

3:10-4:30

Poster Presentations 2 (Main Hall)

  • Duncan Watts — “Shifting Attitudes Toward Wealth Redistribution: Is It All a Matter of Trust?”
  • Duncan Watts — "No News is Bad News: Studying the Relative Prevalence of Fake, Mainstream, and Non-News"

2:30-3:10

Panel: Five Years of IC2S2 & The Future of Computational Social Science (A0.01)

  • Duncan Watts
  • Sandra González-Bailón

5:15-5:45

News and Collective Attention (A1.02 / 4A)

  • Duncan Watts — "The Invisible Gorilla: TV News Consumption Vastly Outweighs Online for Most Americans"
  • Subhayan Mukerjee — “Networked News Reading Publics: Using Networks to Understand News Consumption in India”

Saturday, July 20

10:50-11:05

Polarization (A1.02 / 5A)

  • Subhayan Mukerjee and Yphtach Lelkes — “Echo Chambers and Affective Polarization: A Twitter Field Experiment”

10:50-11:05

Organizations (A1.03 / 5E)

  • Duncan Watts — “Optimal Team Construction for a Complex Task”

11:20-11:35

Organizations (C1.03 / 5E)

  • Duncan Watts — “When Does Network Structure Matter? A Comparative Study of Informal Network Structure in Firms”

12:05-12:20

Polarization (A1.02 / 5A)

  • Subhayan Mukerjee and Tian Yang — “A Conjoint Experimental Study on the Effects of Social Media Cues on Selective Exposure”

1:45-2:00

Data Collection (C1.03 / 6E)

  • Duncan Watts — “The Importance of Studying Failures When Predicting Success”