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The increased popularity of online social applications has attracted significant interest from researchers in different areas. This workshop aims to provide a cross-disciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss and present recent advancements on social networks, applications, and systems. SNAS will be held on August 16, 2009 in Boston, MA, and is co-located with WASA 2009 conference.

Technical Program

Registration forms
(use one-day or three-day passes)


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


Authors are required to submit their papers in the Springer LNCS Format with at least 10 point font and no more than 8 pages for regular papers. All submissions should be in the PDF format. Accepted regular papers will be published in the Springer-LNCS series with the WASA conference proceedings.

Authors are also invited to submit short papers reporting work in progress, which are limited to 4 pages.

Please submit all papers to

Program Committee

Steering Committee

Denise L. Anthony, Dartmouth College
Apratim Purakayastha, IBM

PC Co-chairs

Guanling Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Wei Ding, University of Massachusetts Boston

PC Members

Aris Anagnostopoulos, Yahoo! Research
Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, University of Southern California
Andrew Campbell, Dartmouth College
Ping Chen, University of Houston
Steve Gregory, University of Bristol
Yan Huang, University of North Texas
Akshay Java, Microsoft Live Labs
Chengkai Li, University of Texas Arlington
Spiros Papadimitriou, IBM
Elisabeth Sylvan, TERC
Duc Tran, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jin Soung Yoo, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Lin Zhong, Rice University