|SES #||TOPICS||CONTENT AND READINGS||KEY DATES|
|1||Collaboration science framework||
Gloor, Peter A. Swarm Creativity, Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Innovation Networks. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780195304121. [Preview with Google Books]
|2||Condor 1||Introduction to Condor. Web-coolhunting, and the "communication view" to measure the popularity of topics. Download and install Condor prior to class. Information on Condor can be found in the Software section of this course.|
|3||Social network analysis||
Hands-on with Gephi.
Wassermann, Stanley, and Katherine Faust. Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications. Cambridge University Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780521387071. [Preview with Google Books]
|4||Condor 2||Analyzing Twitter feeds and Facebook friends and walls. Visualizing and analyzing these results with Gephi.|
|5||Measuring brands, concepts, people||What is the context and sentiment on the Web, Blogs, Facebook and Twitter of a brand or product? How can we measure the success of Web campaigns? How can we find the most influential people?|
|6||Condor 3||Analyzing your own mailbox, visualizing and analyzing the social network and the contents network (term view).|
|7||Collective prediction||Predicting trends on the global level by mining the Web, Blogs, online forums, and Twitter. Examples include "Who will win the Oscars?", political elections, and movie box office success.|
|8||Group analysis||Analyzing the success of startup entrepreneurs (Israel, Boston biotech, XING cases). Creating Collaborative Care Networks (C3N).|
|10||Midterm project 1||Condor coolhunting team project|
|11||Midterm project 2||Condor coolhunting team project (cont.)|
|12||Midterm project 3||Midterm exam||
Individual coolhunting assignment due
In-class midterm exam
|13||Virtual status meeting||Jointly with Helsinki/Cologne/SCAD. Team formation on Flashmeeting.|
|14||Sociometric badges||Analyzing individual creativity and knowledge flow optimization.|
|15||Virtual status meeting||Virtual project update with Flashmeeting with Savannah, Cologne, Helsinki students and instructors.|
Aral, Sinan, and Dylan Walker. "Creating Social Contagion Through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks." Management Science 57, no. 9 (2011): 1623–39.
Traud, Amanda L., Peter J. Mucha, et al. "Social Structure of Facebook Networks."
Hill, R. A., and R. I. M. Dunbar. "Social Network Size in Humans." Human Nature 14, no. 1 (2003): 53–72.
|Group A presentation due|
|17||Virtual mirror||Presentation of team networking results—analyzing communication in class using dynamic social network analysis and Condor.|
Learning from Wikipedians for efficient open source project management in different cultures.
Kittur, Aniket, and Robert E. Kraut. "Harnessing the Wisdom of Crowds in Wikipedia: Quality Through Coordination." CSCW '08 Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work, 2008.
Liu, Jun, and Sudha Ram. "Who Does What: Collaboration Patterns in the Wikipedia and Their Impact on Data Quality." ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems 2, no. 2 (2011): 175–80.
Welser, Howard T., Dan Cosley, et al. "Finding Social Roles in Wikipedia." Proceedings of the 2011 iConference, 2011.
|Group B presentation due|
|19||Altruism and behavioral economics||
Coolfarming—Nurturing COINs in the virtual and real world. Self-organizing, intrinsically motivated project management. To become a better manager stop being a manager.
Judge, Timothy A., and John D. Kammeyer-Mueller. "Happiness as a Societal Value Why Happiness Is Worthy of Study." Academy of Management Perspectives 25, no. 1 (2008): 30–42.
Frey, Bruno S. "Happy People Live Longer." Science 331, no. 6017 (2011): 542–3.
Ariely, Dan, Uri Gneezy, et al. "Large Stakes and Big Mistakes." Review of Economic Studies 76, no. 2 (2009): 451–69.
Hassanpour, Navid. "Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest: Evidence from Mubarak's Natural Experiment." APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper (2011).
|Group C presentation due|
|20||Coolhunting results||Presentation of online social network analysis and prediction results.|
|21||No class—Q&A final project work|
|23||Virtual status meeting||Virtual project update with Flashmeeting with Savannah, Cologne, Helsinki students and instructors.|
|24||Twitter and prediction markets||
Bollen, Johan, Bruno Goncalves, et al. "Happiness is Assortative in Online Social Networks." Artificial Life 17, no. 3 (2011): 237–51.
Bollen, Johan, Huina Mao, et al. "Twitter Mood Predicts the Stock Market." Journal of Computational Science 2, no. 1 (2011): 1–8.
Wolfers, Justin, and Eric Zitzewitz. "Prediction Markets." Journal of Economic Perspectives 18, no. 2 (2004): 107–26.
Ott, Myle, Yejin Choi, et al. "Finding Deceptive Opinion Spam by Any Stretch of the Imagination." HLT '11 Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, 2011.
|Group D presentation due|
|25||No class—Q&A final project work|
|26||Coolfarming results||Presentation of final results and insights of coolhunting and coolfarming projects.||Group project due|