Wednesday, May 7, 2008

SCECR 2008: Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research

Those of you who live in the NYC area, and are interested in social networks, user-generated contents, and statistical approaches to problems in the area, you may consider attending a 2-day symposium that will be organized at NYU on May 18th and 19th. Below, I attach the call for participation.
We're pleased to invite you to participate in the 2008 Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research, to be hosted in New York City by NYU Stern's Center for Digital Economy Research, on May 18th and May 19th, 2008.

The theme of this year's symposium is "Social Networks and User-Generated Content". The symposium features over 35 excellent talks by researchers from economics, information systems, machine learning, marketing and statistics. Our keynote speakers are Daryl Pregibon (Google) and Duncan Watts (Yahoo Research).

To find out more about how to register and attend the symposium, visit The registration fee for academic attendants will be $250.