Social Collective Intelligence: Combining the Powers of Humans and Machines to Build a Smarter Society

About: The book focuses on Social Collective Intelligence, a term used to denote a class of socio-technical systems that combine, in a coordinated way, the strengths of humans, machines and collectives in terms of competences, knowledge and problem solving capabilities Continue reading

Multiagent Systems for Social Computation (challenge paper)

Smart Society’s M. Rovatsos has won second prize for best challenge and vision paper in AAMAS 2014! Abstract: This paper proposes social computation, i.e. large-scale man-machine collaboration mediated by digital interaction media, as a vision for future intelligent systems, and Continue reading

First International Workshop on Multiagent Foundations of Social Computing, Call for Papers

May 5-9, 2014 @ Paris, France.

The First International Workshop on Multiagent Foundations of Social Computing is Co-located with AAMAS 2014.

Much of the recent excitement in social computing is driven by data analytics and business models. What is still lacking, however, is a deeper conceptual understanding of social computing — e.g., relating to its conceptual bases, information and abstractions, design principles, and platforms. This event invites papers that take an explicitly multiagent perspective in addressing these gaps and do so in thought-provoking ways. Continue reading