Monday, November 24, 2014

08:45 – 09:15 Conference Registration
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Panagiotis Tzionas, Vice – President of ATEITh
Prof. Christos Sarmaniotis, Director of School of Business Administration and Econonics, ATEITh
Dr. Panayiota Polydoratou, Department of Library Science and Information Systems, ATEITh
Dr Andrea Scharnhorst, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences – Chair of KNOWeSCAPE
Chairperson: Almila Akdag Salah
 09:30 – 10:30 Keynote talk: Bettina SpeckmannGeovisualization for library metadata – [Slides]
 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Morning session I. Chairperson: Andreas Rauber
 11:00 – 12:30 Petra Ahrweiler – Research Policy Modelling – [Slides]
Gali Halevi and Judit Bar-Ilan -Downloads vs. Citations Explored – [Slides]
Antonis Sidiropoulos, Dimitrios Katsaros and Yannis Manolopoulos -Identification of Influential Scientists versus Mass Producers by the Perfectionism Index – [Slides]
 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Chairperson: Renaud Lambiotte
 14:00 – 15:00 Keynote talk: Vincent Traag Discovering communities in networks – [Slides]
Afternoon session  I. Chairperson: Santo Fortunato
 15:00 – 16:00 Frank Schweitzer – How we collaborate – A complex network approach – [Slides]
Ignite talks:

  1. Nikolay Vitanov and Zlatinka Dimitrova – Visualization of composition and characteristics of scientific elites at an Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences – [Slides]
  2. Yuriy Holovatch – Interevent time distributions of human multi-level activity in a virtual world – [Slides]
  3. Bosiljka Tadic and Marija Mitrovic -The Death of Expertise & Problems in Quantifying Collective Knowledge in Online Social – [Slides]
  4. Veslava Osinska and Grzegorz Osinsk – Graphical Analysis of Scientific Collaboration Variations Interactions – [Slides]
 16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
Afternoon session II. Chairperson: Serge Galam
 16:30 – 17:30 Luigi Assom – Overview and Summarize knowledge areas: a dual approach in knowledge mapping and discovery – [Slides]
 17:30 – 18:00 Steering Group (SG) meeting

Dinner at  Restaurant: Yenti ( at 20:00. Meeting place in front of the conference’s venue at 19.40.

Address: I. Papareska 13 Eptapyrgio Thessaloniki.

Dinner includes retsina, local beer, red and white wine, refreshments. Dessert is also included.


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

09:00 – 09:30 Conference Registration
Chairperson: Peter Richmond
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote talk: Wim Hugo – Beyond Meta-Data: Nano-Publications Recording Scientific Endeavour – [Slides]
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Morning session II. Chairperson: Judit Bar-Ilan
11:00 – 12:30 Santo Fortunato – Reputation and Impact in Academic Careers – [Slides]
Marija Mitrovic and Bosiljka Tadic – Quantitative Study of Innovation and Knowledge Building in Questions&Answers System with Math Tags – [Slides]
Pietro Della Briotta Parolo, Santo Fortunato, Raj Kumar Pan, Kimmo Kaski, Rumi Ghosh and Bernardo Huberman – On the decay of attention in science – [Slides]
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Chairperson: Almila Akdag Salah
14:00 – 15:00 Keynote talk: Zoe Borovsky – UCLA Libraries and the Research Commons – [Slides]
Afternoon session III. Chairperson: Ingo Scholz
15:00 – 16:00 Serge Galam and Alexandre Delanoë – Searching for intended biases behind a “knowledge” map: a case study – [Slides]
Ignite talks:

  1. Kareen Omar, Oleg Yordanov and Peter Richmond – A Statistical Study of the Wells Wilder Index – [Slides]
  2. Senka Anastasova -E-Knowledge and Rhizomes (Critical Discourses) – [Slides]
  3. Jahna Otterbacher -Describing him, describing her: Linguistic biases in crowdsourced metadata for images of people – [Slides]
  4. Beatrice Bouchou Markhoff and Cheikh Niang – Semantic Web Mediation – [Slides]
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
 16:30 – 17:30 Management Committee (MC) meeting


Boukia Boukia (

Address: Oplopoiou & Katouni 1 Ladadika Thessaloniki.

Dinner includes a selection of appetizers and salads. It also includes a variety of shared meals served with local wine, beer or refreshments. Excellent dessert is served at the end of our meal!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

12:30 – 14:00Lunch

09:00 – 09:30 Conference Registration
Chairperson: Peter Richmond
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote talk: Elena Dimitrova – Canalyzation in mathematical modeling – [Slides]
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Morning session III. Chairperson: Frank Schweitze
11:00 – 12:30 Rob Koopman, Shenghui Wang and Andrea Scharnhorst -Ariadne’s thread – interactive navigation in a world of networked information – [Slides]
Ingo Scholtes -Aggregate Networks Considered Harmful: Towards Higher-Order Models of Time-Varying Networks – [Slides]
Peter Mutschke and Karima Haddou Ou Moussa -Using Heat Maps for Search Term Recommendations – [Slides]
Klaus Jacob, Anna-Lena Guske and Thomas Hüsing – Data modelling and visualization in German environmental policies – [Slides]
Chairperson: Panayiota Polydoratou
14:00 – 15:00 Oleg Yordanov – Effects of the Discussion Groups Si1zes on the Dynamics of Public Opinion – [Slides]
Henk Van Den Berg, Christine Borgman and Andrea Scharnhorst – Baseline statistics and visuals – opening the black box of users of a Trusted Digital Repository – [Slides]
Andrea Scharnhorst, Albert Meroño-Peñuela and Christophe Guéret – Baseline Statistics of Linked Statistical Data – [Slides]
 15:00 – 15:15 Closing remarks