Activity log 2015

24 Nov 2015. Sweety Vinod Agrawal. Successfully defended MS thesis entitled “Integrity Management For Open-ended Dissemination Of Utilitarian Data”

6 Nov 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Delivered an invited talk entitled, “Big Social Machines: Architecture and Challenges” at Amrita University, Bangalore Campus, Bangalore, India.

29 Oct 2015. WSL members hosted a talk entitled “Social Sensing” by Prof. Nishanth Sastry from King’s College, London, UK.

16–25 Oct 2015. Asha Subramanian. Visiting scholar at the Ohio Centre of Excellence in Knowledge Enabled Computing, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA.

11–15 Oct 2015. Asha Subramanian. Attended the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. She presented her paper entitled, “Inferencing in the Large : Characterizing Semantic Integration of Open Tabular Data” at the conference.

9 Oct 2015 — 8 Jan 2016. Aastha Madaan. Visiting scholar at the Web Science Trust at University of Southampton, UK.

5 Oct 2015. Aastha Madaan. Delivered an invited talk entitled: “The Promise of Web Science” at Delhi Univesity, New Delhi.

30 September 2015. WSL members launched the Web Science India Endowment to promote the discipline of Web Science in India.

7 Aug 2015. Asha Subramanian. Won a travel grant of US$1570 from the conference organizers for attending the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015) to present her paper.

31 July 2015. Srinath Srinivasa, Aastha Madaan. Visited City University London, UK, as part of the TRUMP and REACH project collaboration.

27 July 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in a discussion at the City Council of Aberdeen on a vision for Smart Cities.

27 — 30 July 2015. Srinath Srinivasa, Aastha Madaan. Visited the Digital Economy Hub at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, as part of the TRUMP project collaboration.

23 July 2015. Srinivasan Muthuswamy. Successfully defended MS thesis entitled “Computational Models to Identify Celebrities from Social Media”

19 July 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in AntHill Summer School and Hack Days 2015. Devarayanadurga Hills, Tumkur, India.

13 — 14 July 2015. Asha Subramanian. Participated in the 5th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS 2015), Limassol, Cyprus.

28 June — 1 July 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in the ACM Web Science conference, at Keble College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

22 — 24 June 2015. WSL members. Participated in the “PivotPoints” workshop hosted by dot.rural in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen on the theme of participatory frameworks for Smart Cities.

20 June 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Delivered an invited talk entitled, “Abstractions, Expressions and Online Collectives,” as part of ACM Goa invited talk series.

19 June 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Visited University of Goa as part of an Academic Audit team to review their MTech and MCA programs.

12 June 2015. Chinmay Jog. Successfully defended his MS thesis entitled, “Distributing a Trust Framework for Utilitarian Data Exchange in Inter-Organizational Collaborations.”

3 June 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Visited the International School of Information Management (ISIM), University of Mysore, as part of their PhD colloquium.

2 June 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in a focused group discussion on Gamification and Organizational Behaviour at Trancendix Pvt. Ltd., Koramangala, Bangalore.

1 June 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Visited the Air Force Command and Training Center in Hebbal Bangalore on invitation to introduce WSL, CDS and IIITB.

25-26 May 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in the first meeting of all work-package heads of the REACH project, IIT Mumbai, India.

8 May 2015. Srinath Srinivasa, Jayati Deshmukh. Presented WSL at the Complex Systems Lab (SosLab) at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.

4-8 May 2015. Srinath Srinivasa, Jayati Deshmukh. Participated in the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2015), Istanbul, Turkey.

15 April 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in a workshop on “How can European Institutions and Industry engage with India’s new Resarch Universities?” Organized by the EU STI (Science and Technology Initiative) Platform in India. New Delhi.

11 March 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in the “Graph Day” Workshop at IBM Research, to bring together researchers working on graph data management.

18 Feb 2015. WSL organized a hackathon in conjunction of the launch event of the Web Observatory.

17 Feb 2015. WSL members organized the launch event of the first Indian node in the global Web Observatory grid.

5 Feb 2015. Srinath Srinivasa. Participated in the online kickoff meeting of a EU-India project named, “REACH: Rural Broadband Internet Access using Cooperative Mesh Networking in White Space Spectrum.”

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