Publications

Books

  1. Nitin Agarwal, Leonidas Sakalauskas, and Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber. Modeling and Simulation of Social-Behavioral Phenomena in Creative Societies. Proceedings of the First International EURO Mini Conference, MSBC 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania, September 18–20, 2019. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-29862-3, https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030298616
  2. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Deviance in Social Media and Social Cyber Forensics: Uncovering Hidden Relations Using Open Source Information (OSINF). SpringerBriefs in Cybersecurity. Springer, 2019. ISBN: 978-3-030-13689-5. https://www.amazon.com/Deviance-Social-Media-Cyber-Forensics/dp/3030136892/
  3. Nitin Agarwal, Nima Dokoohaki, Serpil Tokdemir. Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities in Computational Social Network Analysis and Mining, Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-3319941042. https://www.amazon.com/Emerging-Research-Challenges-Opportunities-Computational/dp/3319941046/
  4. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Assessing Social Support and Stress in Autism-focused Virtual Communities: Emerging Research and Opportunities. Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design Series. Information Science Reference; IGI, May 18, 2018. ISBN-10: 1522540202, ISBN-13: 978-1522540205. https://www.amazon.com/Assessing-Support-Autism-focused-Virtual-Communities/dp/1522540202/
  5. Jalal Kawash, Nitin Agarwal, and Tansel Özyer. Prediction and Inference from Social Networks and Social Media, Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, 2017. ISBN: 978-3-319-51049-1. https://www.amazon.com/Prediction-Inference-Social-Networks-Lecture/dp/3319510487/
  6. Nitin Agarwal, Kevin Xu, and Nathaniel Osgood. Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction. SBP 2015, Springer, March 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-16267-6 (Print) 978-3-319-16268-3 (Online) http://www.amazon.com/Social-Computing-Behavioral-Cultural-Modeling-Prediction/dp/3319162675/
  7. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, Rolf T. Wigand. “Online Collective Action: Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media”, Lecture Notes in Social Network, Springer, July 2014. ISBN: 3709113393. Online: http://www.amazon.com/Online-Collective-Action-Dynamics-Networks/dp/3709113393/
  8. William G. Kennedy, Nitin Agarwal, and Shanchieh Jay Yang (Eds.). Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction. SBP2014, Springer, March 2014. ISBN: 331905578X. Online: http://www.amazon.com/Social-Computing-Behavioral-Cultural-Modeling-Prediction/dp/331905578X/
  9. Nitin Agarwal. Social Computing in Blogosphere: Challenges, Methodologies, and Opportunities. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 9783838328218, Online: http://www.amazon.com/Social-Computing-Blogosphere-Nitin-Agarwal/dp/3838328213/
  10. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. Modeling and Data Mining in Blogosphere. Synthesis Lectures on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Vol. 1. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. Robert Grossman (Editor). 2009. ISBN: 9781598299083 (paperback) ISBN: 9781598299090 (ebook). Online: http://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00213ED1V01Y200907DMK001, http://www.amazon.com/Modeling-Blogosphere-Synthesis-Knowledge-Discovery/dp/1598299085/.

Book Chapters

  1. Esther Mead, Billy Spann, Nitin Agarwal, and Kate Donoven. Developing Approaches to Detect and Mitigate COVID-19 Misinfodemic in Social Networks for Proactive Policymaking. In Coronavirus and Disinformation. Editors: Dr. Ritu Gill (DRDC Canada) and Dr. Rebecca Goolsby (US DoD/ONR). NATO Research and Technology Group (RTG). Springer. 2021 (forthcoming).
  2. Adewale Obadimu, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Blogtrackers: Analyzing Blogs to Examine Information-Related Hybrid Threats. Lochard, I.V. (Ed.). “Information-Related Hybrid Threats.”  NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E and Societal Dynamics – Vol. xxx.  IOS Press: Amsterdam, 2021 (forthcoming).
  3. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Adewale Obadimu, Thomas Marcoux, and Nitin Agarwal. Technical Capabilities for Information-Related Hybrid Threats. Lochard, I.V. (Ed.). “Information-Related Hybrid Threats.”  NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E and Societal Dynamics – Vol. xxx.  IOS Press: Amsterdam, 2021 (forthcoming).
  4. Adewale Obadimu, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Data Analytics Using Blogtrackers. In: Çakırtaş M., Ozdemir M.K. (eds) Big Data and Social Media Analytics. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham. pp. 113-125. 2021 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67044-3_6
  5. Thomas Marcoux, Nitin Agarwal, Recep Erol, Adewale Obadimu, and Muhammad Nihal Hussain. Analyzing Cyber Influence Campaigns on YouTube Using YouTubeTracker. In: Çakırtaş M., Ozdemir M.K. (eds) Big Data and Social Media Analytics. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham. pp. 101-111. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67044-3_5
  6. Esther L. Mead and Nitin Agarwal. Surface Web vs Deep Web vs Dark Web. In: Schintler L.A., McNeely C.L. (eds) Encyclopedia of Big Data. Springer, Cham. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32001-4_461-1
  7. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Social Media and Security. In: Schintler L., McNeely C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Big Data. Springer, Cham. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32001-4_537-1
  8. Karen Watts and Nitin Agarwal. Blockchain Technology-Based Solutions to Fight Misinformation: A Survey. In: Shu K., Wang S., Lee D., Liu H. (eds) Disinformation, Misinformation, and Fake News in Social Media. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42699-6_14
  9. Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, and Nitin Agarwal. An Evolving (Dis)Information Environment – How an Engaging Audience Can Spread Narratives and Shape Perception: A Trident Juncture 2018 Case Study. In: Shu K., Wang S., Lee D., Liu H. (eds) Disinformation, Misinformation, and Fake News in Social Media. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42699-6_13
  10. Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, Samer Al-khateeb, and Nitin Agarwal. Studying the Weaponization of Social Media: Case Studies of Anti-NATO Disinformation Campaigns. In: Tayebi M., Glässer U., Skillicorn D. (eds) Open Source Intelligence and Cyber Crime. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41251-7_2
  11. Rick Galeano, Katrin Galeano, Samer Al-khateeb, Nitin Agarwal, and James Turner. Botnet Evolution During Modern Day Large Scale Combat Operations. In a seven-book set titled “Large Scale Combat Operations”, book titled “Information Operations: Perceptions are Reality”. Col. Mark Vertuli (Ed.). Army University Press. October 2018.
  12. Alireza Hajibagheri, Gita Sukthankar, Kiran Lakkaraju, Hamidreza Alvari, Rolf T. Wigand, and Nitin Agarwal. Using Massively Multiplayer Online Game Data to Analyze the Dynamics of Social Interactions. Social Interaction in Virtual Worlds. Chapter 14, pp. 375-416. Cambridge University Press. June 2018. DOI: 10.1017/9781316422823.015.
  13. Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Leveraging Social Network Analysis & Cyber Forensics Approaches to Study Cyber Propaganda Campaigns. Social Network and Surveillance for Society, Chapter 2, pp. 19-42. T. Ozyer, S. Bakshi, and R. Alhajj (Eds.). Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Springer, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78256-0, ISBN (Print): 978-3-319-78255-3, ISBN (Online): 978-3-319-78256-0.
  14. Nitin Agarwal and Kiran Kumar Bandeli. Blogs, Fake News, and Information Activities. Digital Hydra: Security Implications of False Information Online. NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (StratCom COE). November 8, 2017. ISBN 978-9934-564-18-5.
  15. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. Time and Event Driven Modeling of Blogger Influence, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (ESNAM). Second edition. Alhajj, Reda; Rokne, Jon (Eds.). Springer, 2017. DOI:10.1007/978-1-4614-7163-9_378-1
  16. Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Deviant Socio-technical Behaviors using Social Network Analysis and Cyber Forensics-based Methodologies. Big Data Analytics in Cybersecurity and IT Management, Chapter 12. O. Savas & J. Deng (Eds.), September 2017. ISBN: 978-1-4987-72129. New York, NY: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis.
  17. Serpil T. Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf T. Wigand, Merlyna Lim, and Rebecca S. Robinson. Bridging Women Rights Networks: Analyzing Interconnected Online Collective Actions. Politics and Social Activism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Chapter 28, pp. 551-571, DOI:10.4018/978-1-4666-9461-3.ch028. IGI Global, 2016.
  18. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Identifying Event-Specific Sources from Social Media, Online Social Media Analytics and Visualization. Jalal Kawash (Ed.), Chapter 1, pp. 1-25, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-13590-8. Springer, 2014.
  19. Nitin Agarwal, Debanjan Mahata, and Huan Liu. Time and Event Driven Modeling of Blogger Influence, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining. Reda Al-Hajj and Jon Rokne (Eds.), pp. 2154-2165, Edition 1. Springer, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8. ISBN: 978-1-4614-6169-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-6170-8 (Online).
  20. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. Online Collective Action and the Role of Social Media in Mobilizing Opinions: A Case Study on Women’s Right-to-Drive Campaigns in Saudi Arabia, Web 2.0 Technologies and Democratic Governance, Public Administration and Information Technology, Chapter 7, Volume 1, Part 2, Pages 99-123. Christopher G. Reddick and Stephen K. Aikins (Eds.). Springer, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1448-3_7.
  21. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Grouping the Similar among the Disconnected Bloggers, Social Network Analysis and Social Media Mining: Emerging Research. Guandong Xu and Lin Li (Eds.). Chapter 4, pp. 54-71. IGI Global, 2013. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2806-9.ch004.
  22. Fjorentina Angjellari-Dajci, William F. Lawless, Nitin Agarwal, Ron Oberleitner, Barbara Coleman, Shafique Warsi, and Masoud Kavoossi. Telehealth-based Systems for Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications, Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications. Editors: Isabel Maria Miranda and Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha. Chapter 55, pp. 1044-1065. IGI Global, 2012. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3990-4.ch055
  23. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, Reza Zafarani, and Huiji Gao. Analyzing Behavior of the Influentials across Social Media, Behavior Computing: Modeling, Analysis, Mining, and Decision. Editors: Longbing Cao and Philip S. Yu. pp. 3-19. Springer, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-2969-1_1.
  24. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. A Study of Homophily on Social Media, Social Network Mining, Analysis and Research Trends: Techniques and Applications. Editors: I-Hsien Ting, Tzung-Pei Hong and Leon S.L. Wang. pp. 17-34. IGI Global, 2011. ISBN: 1613505140, 9781613505144.
  25. Nitin Agarwal. Collective Learning – An Integrated Use of Social Media in Learning Environment, Social Media Tools and Platforms in Learning Environments. Editors: Bebo White, Irwin king, and Phillip Tsang. pp. 37-51. Springer, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-20392-3_3.
  26. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. Trust in Blogosphere, Encyclopedia of Database Systems. Part 20, pp. 3187-3191. Editors: Ling Liu and M. Tamer Özsu, SpringerLink. 2009. ISBN: 978-0-387-35544-3 (Print) 978-0-387-39940-9 (Online). DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-39940-9_438. Second edition to appear in 2015.
  27. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. Clustering of Blogs using Collective Wisdom, Computational Social Network Analysis: Trends, Tools, and Research Advances. Chapter 14. Editors: Ajith Abraham, Aboul-Ella Hassanien and Vaclav Snasel. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, 2010.
  28. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Jianping Zhang. A Study of Friendship Networks and Blogosphere, Handbook of Research on Text and Web Mining Technologies. Chapter 36, ISBN: 978-1-59904-990-8, Editors: Min Song and Yi-fang Brook Wu. Idea Group Inc, 2008. Reprinted in E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Vol. II). Editor: Ned Kock. Information Science Reference (an Imprint of IGI Global). Chapter 5.15, pp. 1078-1100. Reprinted in Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends. Editors: Tatyana Dumova and Richard Fiordo. Idea Group Inc., 2009. Chapter LV, pp. 661-684.
  29. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. Searching for ‘Familiar Strangers’ on Blogosphere, Next Generation of Data Mining. Chapter 15, Editors: Hillol Kargupta, Jiawei Han, Philip S. Yu, Rajeev Motwani, and Vipin Kumar. Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2008.
  30. K. Selcuk Candan, Jong Wook Kim, Huan Liu, Reshma Suvarna, and Nitin Agarwal. Exploiting Spatial Transformations for Identifying Mappings in Hierarchical Media Data, Multimedia Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. Chapter 13. Editors: Valery Petrushin and Latifur Khan. Springer, 2006. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84628-799-2_13.

Journal Articles

  1. Thomas Marcoux and Nitin Agarwal. A Topic Modeling Framework to Identify Online Social Media Deviance Patterns. International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology, vol. 14 number. 1&2, 2021.
  2. Tuja Khaund, Baris Kirdemir, Nitin Agarwal, Fred Morstatter, and Huan Liu. Social Bots and Their Coordination during Online Campaigns: A Survey. Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS). IEEE. 2021. DOI: 10.1109/TCSS.2021.3103515
  3. Samer Al-Khaeteeb and Nitin Agarwal. Flash Mobs: A Multidisciplanry Review. Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM). Springer. 2021 DOI: 10.1007/s13278-021-00810-7
  4. Adewale Obadimu, Tuja Khaund, Esther Mead, Thomas Marcoux, and Nitin Agarwal. Developing a Socio-Computational Approach to Examine Toxicity Propagation and Regulation in COVID-19 Discourse on YouTube. Information Processing and Management Special issue on Dis/Misinformation Mining from Social Media. Vol. 58, Issue 5, 2021. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.ipm.2021.102660
  5. Thomas Marcoux, Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, Karen DiCicco, Hayder Al Rubaye, Esther Mead, Nitin Agarwal, and Anna Galeano. A Public Online Resource to Track COVID-19 Misinfodemic. Social Network Analysis and Mining – Special Issue on Tackling COVID-19 Infodemic. 2021. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-021-00748-w
  6. Ugur Kursuncu, Hemant Purohit, Nitin Agarwal, and Amit Sheth. When the Bad is Good and the Good is Bad: Understanding Cyber Social Health Through Online Behavioral Change. IEEE Internet Computing. Volume 25, Issue 1. 2021. IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2020.3045232.
  7. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Decomposition Optimization Method for Locating Key Sets of Commenters Spreading Conspiracy Theory in Complex Social Networks. Central European Journal of Operations Research. 2021. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s10100-021-00738-5.
  8. Mustafa Al-Assad, Billy Spann, Samer Al-khateeb, and Nitin Agarwal. Using Computational Social Science Techniques to Identify Coordinated Cyber Threats to Smart City Networks. Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, 2021. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-64217-4_35.
  9. Katrin Kania Galeano, LTC Rick Galeano, Esther Mead, Billy Spann, Joseph Kready, and Nitin Agarwal. The Role of YouTube during the 2019 Canadian Federal Election: A Multi-Method Analysis of Online Discourse and Information Actors. Journal of Future Conflict, Issue 2, Fall 2020, pp. 1-22. Queen’s University, Canada.
  10. Mustafa Al-Assad, Billy Spann, and Nitin Agarwal. Combining Advanced Computational Social Science and Graph Theoretic Techniques to Reveal Adversarial Information Operations . Journal of Information Processing and Management, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.ipm.2020.102385. Elsevier.
  11. Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, and Nitin Agarwal. NATO Integrates New Media, and So Do Adversaries. Future Force Naval Science and Technology Magazine, 6(2), 32–37, 2020.
  12. Zachary Stine and Nitin Agarwal. Characterizing the language-production dynamics of social media users. Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM). Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 60. October 3, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-019-0605-7.
  13. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Social cyber forensics: leveraging open source information and social network analysis to advance cyber security informatics. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s10588-019-09296-3.
  14. Kiran Kumar Bandeli and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing the Role of Media Orchestration in Conducting Disinformation Campaigns on Blogs. Journal of Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10588-018-09288-9.
  15. Nitin Agarwal and Kiran Kumar Bandeli. Examining Strategic Integration of Social Media Platforms in Disinformation Campaign Coordination. Journal of NATO Defence Strategic Communications, Vol. 4, pp. 173-206, 2018. DOI: 10.30966/2018.RIGA.4.6.
  16. Esther Ledelle Mead, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Mohammad Nooman, Samer Al-khateeb, Nitin Agarwal. Voices from Venezuela: Examining blogs to study the socio-politico-economic crisis and consequent emigration. IARIA International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology, Vol. 11, No. 1-2, pp. 70-81, 2018.
  17. Rachida Parks, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, and Therese Williams. Why Students Engage in Cyber-Cheating through a Collective Movement: A Case of Deviance and Collusion. Computers & Education. 2018. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2018.04.003
  18. Brian Blake and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling User-Based Modifications to Information Quality to Address Privacy and Trust Related Concerns in Online Social Networks. IARIA International Journal on Advanced in Security, vol.10, pp. 72-89, 2017.
  19. Nitin Agarwal, Samer Al-khateeb, Rick Galeano, and Rebecca Goolsby. Examining the Use of Botnets and their Evolution in Propaganda Dissemination. Journal of NATO Defence Strategic Communications, Vol. 2, pp. 87-112. 2017.
  20. Nitin Agarwal and Faysal Ahmed. Developing Collective Learning Extension for Rapidly Evolving Information System Courses. Education and Information Technologies, Special Issue on Teachers and Social Networking Sites. Alona Forkosh Baruch, Arnon Hershkovitz and Christine Greenhow (Eds.) Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 7-37, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10639-015-9394-4. Springer.
  21. Kevin Xu, Nitin Agarwal, Dongwon Lee, and Nathaniel Osgood. Special issue on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS)
  22. Samer Al-Khateeb, Kevin J Conlan, Nitin Agarwal, Ibrahim Baggili and Frank Breitinger. Exploring Deviant Hacker Networks (DHN) On Social Media Platforms. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 11(2), pp. 7-20, 2016.
  23. Fatih Sen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Serpil Yuce, and Rafal Kasprzyk. Focal Structures Analysis: Identifying Influential Sets of Individuals in a Social Network. Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer, 6(1), pp.1-22, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-016-0319-z.
  24. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Social Support in Autism Community on Social Media. Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics. February 2016. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13721-016-0115-8.
  25. Samer Al-Khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Strategic Information Maneuvers in Network Media to Advance Cyber Operations: A Case Study Analyzing pro-Russian Separatists’ Cyber Information Operations in Crimean Water Crisis. Journal on Baltic Security, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 6-27, 2016.
  26. Nitin Agarwal et al. Reports on the 2015 AAAI Spring Symposium Series. AI Magazine. Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 113-119. AAAI. Fall 2015.
  27. Seshadri Mohan, Nitin Agarwal, Ashutosh Dutta, Sudhir Dixit, and Ramjee Prasad. Social Networks Meet Next Generation Mobile Multimedia Internet. Communications Magazine, IEEE 53 (10), pp.124-126. October 2015.
  28. Nitin Agarwal and Faysal Ahmad. Developing Collective Learning Extension for Rapidly Evolving Information System Courses. Education and Information Technologies, Special Issue on Teachers and Social Networking Sites. Alona Forkosh Baruch, Arnon Hershkovitz and Christine Greenhow (Eds.) DOI: 10.1007/s10639-015-9394-4. pp. 1-31. 2015. Springer.
  29. Serpil Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf Wigand, Merlyna Lim, and Rebecca Robinson. Bridging Women Rights Networks: Analyzing Interconnected Online Collective Actions. Journal of Global Information Management. Hee-Woong Kim, Sumeet Gupta, and Hock Chuan Chan (Eds.) Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 1-20. DOI: 10.4018/jgim.2014100101. 2014. IGI Publishing Hershey, PA, USA.
  30. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Developing A Conceptual Framework for Modeling “Deviant Cyber Flash Mob”: A Socio-Computational Approach Leveraging Hypergraph Constructs. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL), 9, No. 2, pp. 113-128. 2014.
  31. Guandong Xu, Aoying Zhou, and Nitin Agarwal. Social Computing and its Applications. The Computer Journal, Section C: Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Analytics, Oxford. 2014. DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/bxu020.
  32. Nitin Agarwal, Aoying Zhou, and Guandong Xu. Social cyber systems—Challenges, opportunities, and beyond. Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier. Vol. 94, pp. 1-3, August 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.05.022.
  33. Seshadri Mohan, Nitin Agarwal, and Lava Al-Doski. Mobile Network-Aware Social Computing Applications: A Framework, Architecture, and Analysis. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 4, No. 1, pp. 43-56. 2013. Springer.
  34. Seshadri Mohan, Nitin Agarwal, and Ashutosh Dutta. Social Networks meet Mobile Networks. IEEE Communications Magazine. Vol. 50, Issue 6, pp. 72-73. June 2012.
  35. Soumya Banerjee and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Collective Behavior from Blogs Using Swarm Intelligence. Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) special issue on Behavior Computing, December 2012, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp. 523-547. Springer, December 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10115-012-0512-y. [Impact factor = 2.225 for 2011]
  36. Martha Venkata Swamy, Nitin Agarwal, and Srini Ramaswamy. Collective Context Based Privacy Model. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing. Springer, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s12652-014-0241-z.
  37. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. “Raising and Rising Voices in Social Media: A Novel Methodological Approach in Studying Cyber-Collective Movements”. Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE) Special Issue on IS and Culture, Dorothy Leidner (Ed.), WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK. 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s12599-012-0210-z (English); 10.1007/s11576-012-0317-3 (German translation) Best IS Publication of 2012 Award.
  38. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Lei Tang, and Philip S. Yu. Modeling Blogger Influence in a Community. Social Network Analysis and Mining, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 139-162, 2012. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13278-011-0039-3.
  39. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. A Study of Homophily on Social Media. World Wide Web, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 213-232, 2012. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s11280-011-0143-3.
  40. Nitin Agarwal and Xiaowei Xu. Social Computational Systems. Journal of Computational Science, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 189-192. Elsevier. August 2011. ISSN 1877-7503, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocs.2011.07.006, 2012.
  41. Huan Liu, Philip S. Yu, Nitin Agarwal, and Torsten Suel, Guest Editors’ Introduction: Social Computing in the Blogosphere. IEEE Internet Computing, pp. 12-14, March/April, 2010. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2010.39.
  42. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankar Subramanya. WisColl: Collective Wisdom based Blog Clustering. Journal of Information Science: Special Issue on Collective Intelligence, Vol. 180, Issue 1, pp. 39-61. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2009.07.010
  43. Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. Blogosphere: Research Issues, Tools, and Applications. ACM SIGKDD Explorations, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 18-31. 2008.
  44. Lei Tang, Huan Liu, Jianping Zhang, Nitin Agarwal, and John J. Salerno. Topic Taxonomy Adaptation for Group Profiling. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, Vol. 1, Issue 4. 2008.
  45. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Jianping Zhang. Blocking Objectionable Web Contents by Leveraging Multiple Information Sources. ACM SIGKDD Explorations, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 17-26. 2006.
  46. Nitin Agarwal, Ehtesham U. Haque, Huan Liu and Lance Parsons. A Subspace Clustering Framework for Research Group Collaboration. International Journal on Information Technology and Web Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 35-58. 2006.

Conference Publications

  1. Maryam Maleki, Mohammad Arani, Esther Mead, Joseph Kready, and Nitin Agarwal. Applying an Epidemiological Model to Evaluate the Propagation of Toxicity related to COVID-19 on Twitter. The 55th Hawai’i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4-7, 2022, Maui.
  2. Saminur Islam, Ahmed Abbasi, Nitin Agarwal, Wanhong Zheng, Gianfranco Doretto, and Donald Adjeroh. Detecting Adverse Drug Events using Protein Sequence-Structure Similarity Networks. The IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), Dec. 9-12, 2021 (virtual).
  3. Baris Kirdemir and Nitin Agarwal. Exploring Bias and Information Bubbles in YouTube’s Video Recommendation Networks. The 10th International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications (COMPLEX NETWORKS 2021), November 30 – December 2, 2021. Madrid, Spain
  4. Thomas Marcoux, Oluwaseyi Adeliyi, and Nitin Agarwal. Characterizing Video-based Online Information Environment using VTracker. The 2021 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2021), November 8-11, 2021, The Hague, Netherlands.
  5. Abiola Akinnubi, Nitin Agarwal, Zachary Stine, and Sodiq Oyedotun. Analyzing Online Opinions and Influence Campaigns on Blogs using BlogTracker. The 2021 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2021), November 8-11, 2021, The Hague, Netherlands.
  6. Collin Widmer, Brandon Minnery, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Twitter Social Trustworthiness Assessment: A Web-Based Tool to Detect Threats in Social Media Networks. Society for Computation in Psychology. November 4, 2021 (virtual)
  7. Esther Mead, Maryam Maleki, and Nitin Agarwal. A Complex Systems Approach to the Use of Location-based Predictive Features for Modeling Refugee Counts. Complex Systems for the Most Vulnerable (CS4V21). Lyon, October 27-28, 2021.
  8. Mainuddin Shaik, Zachary Stine, and Nitin Agarwal. Developing Situational Awareness from Blogosphere: An Australian Case Study. The Eleventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2021), October 3-7, 2021, Barcelona, Spain.
  9. Saminur Islam, Ahmed Abassi, Nitin Agarwal, Wanhong Zheng, Gianfranco Doretto, Donald Adjeroh. Detecting Adverse Drug Events via Protein Sequence-Structure Similarity Networks. IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI’21). July 27, 2021.
  10. Thomas Marcoux, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Studying the Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes using Topic Streams. The Seventh International Conference on Human and Social Analytics (HUSO 2021), July 18-22, 2021. Nice, France. BEST PAPER AWARD
  11. Zachary Stine, James Deitrick and Nitin Agarwal. Computational Methods for Comparing Discourses. International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2 2021). July 27-31 2021, ETH Zurich (online)
  12. Samer Al-Khateeb, Madelyn Anderson and Nitin Agarwal. Studying the Role of Social Bots During Cyber Flash Mobs. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  13. Baris Kirdemir, Joseph Kready, Esther Mead, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Nitin Agarwal and Donald Adjeroh. Assessing Bias in YouTube’s Video Recommendation Algorithm in a Cross-lingual and Cross-topical Context. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  14. Billy Spann, Nitin Agarwal, Esther Mead and Therese Williams. Using Diffusion of Innovations Theory to Study Connective Action Campaigns. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  15. Maryam Maleki, Mohammad Arani, Erik Buchholz, Esther Mead and Nitin Agarwal. Applying an Epidemiological Model to Evaluate the Propagation of Misinformation and Legitimate COVID-19-related Information on Twitter. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  16. Rick Galeano, Billy Spann, Katrin Galeano and Nitin Agarwal. Weak Ties to the Narrative Rescue: Starbucks Arrest Controversy Case Study. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  17. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Optimizing Response Time to Minimize Spreading of Conspiracy Theories in Dynamic Social Networks. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  18. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Evolution of Focal Information Spreaders in Dynamic Social Networks. 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2021), July 6-9, 2021, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  19. Esther Mead, Maryam Maleki, and Nitin Agarwal. Proposing a Broader Scope of Predictive Features for Modeling Refugee Counts. 4th International Conference on Data Science and Applications (ICONDATA) 2021, June 04 – 05, 2021.
  20. Billy Spann and Nitin Agarwal. A socio-technical framework for measuring connective action in online social networks. 31st European Conference on Operational Research, session: Web Content and Behaviour, stream: Modelling and Simulation of Social-Behavioural Phenomena in Creative Societies. July 11-14, 2021. Athens.
  21. Ruchi Agarwal, Karen DiCicco, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Towards a Multi-method Socio-Computational Approach for Analyzing Toxicity Propagation Among User-generated Discourse about COVID-19 on YouTube. 31st European Conference on Operational Research, session: Computational Intelligence in Social Sciences, stream: Modelling and Simulation of Social-Behavioural Phenomena in Creative Societies. July 11-14, 2021. Athens.
  22. Mustafa Alassad and Nitin Agarwal. A Novel Systematic Approach to Inspect Focal Patterns in Dynamic Social Networks. 31st European Conference on Operational Research, session: Computational Intelligence in Social Sciences, stream: Modelling and Simulation of Social-Behavioural Phenomena in Creative Societies. July 11-14, 2021. Athens.
  23. Maryam Maleki, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Applying epidemiological model to evaluate and compare the propagation of misinformation and legitimate hashtags related to COVID. 31st European Conference on Operational Research, session: Computational Intelligence in Social Sciences, stream: Modelling and Simulation of Social-Behavioural Phenomena in Creative Societies. July 11-14, 2021. Athens.
  24. Maryam Maleki, Esther Mead, Mohammad Arani, and Nitin Agarwal. Using an Epidemiological Model to Study the Spread of Misinformation during the Black Lives Matter Movement. International Conference on Fake News, Social Media Manipulation and Misinformation (ICFNSMMM). April 08-09, 2021. Athens, Greece.
  25. Esther Mead, Maryam Maleki, Recep Erol and Nitin Agarwal. Proposing a Broader Scope of Predictive Features for Modeling Refugee Counts. Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) co-located with 30th ACM International The Web Conference. April 12-16, 2021. Slovenia.
  26. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Hayder Al Rubaye, Kiran Kumar Bandeli and Nitin Agarwal. Stories from Blogs: Computational Extraction and Visualization of Narratives. 4th International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story) co-located with 43rd European Conference on Information Retrieval. March 28 – April 1, 2021. Lucca, Italy.
  27. Thomas Marcoux and Nitin Agarwal. Narrative Trends of COVID-19 Misinformation. 4th International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story) co-located with 43rd European Conference on Information Retrieval. March 28 – April 1, 2021. Lucca, Italy.
  28. Baris Kirdemir, Maryetta Morris, Esther Mead, Muhammad Nihal Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Evaluating Video Recommendation Bias on YouTube. 2nd International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation (BIAS) co-located with 43rd European Conference on Information Retrieval. March 28 – April 1, 2021. Lucca, Italy.
  29. Zachary Stine, James Deitrick, and Nitin Agarwal. Using Information Divergence to Differentiate Deep from Superficial Resemblances among Discourses. 23rd International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCI International). 24-29 July 2021. Washington, D.C.
  30. Esther Mead and Nitin Agarwal. COSMOS experience of COVID-19 contributed to the study titled “Investigating Types of Deception and the Technical Aspects Involved in Detecting It for the Current COVID-19 Pandemic”. Study is conducted by the Control, Communications, Cyber, and Information (C4I) Group at The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP), Australia Defense Science and Technology (DST). January 2021.
  31. Hussein Al-Hamdani, Mustafa Alassad, Nitin Agarwal, and Seshadri Mohan. Modeling, Estimating, and Minimizing Average New Infections of COVID-19 Based on Information Theory and Social Networks. 45th IEEE International Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF 45) – Vertical Industry Platform (VIP) Working Group on 5G e/m-Health and Wearables. 18-21 January 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  32. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. How to Control Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories in Twitter? A Systems Thinking and Social Networks Modeling Approach. Workshop on Deviant Activities on Social Media (DEVIANCE 2020) co-located with 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2020), December 10-13, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  33. Zachary Stine, James Deitrick, and Nitin Agarwal. Comparative religion, topic models, and conceptualization: Towards the characterization of structural relationships between online religious discourses. Computational Humanities Research (CHR 2020), November 18-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  34. Baris Kirdemir and Nitin Agarwal. Social Media, News, Polarization, and Disinformation In Times Of Crisis: A Case Study On Turkey. International Conference on Social-cybersecurity in Times of Crisis and Change. November 19-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  35. Adewale Obadimu, Tuja Khaund, MaryEtta Morris, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Utilizing Topic Modeling and Social Network Analysis to Identify and Regulate Toxic COVID-19 Behaviors on YouTube. International Conference on Social-cybersecurity in Times of Crisis and Change. November 19-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  36. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Systems Thinking and Modeling in Social Networks: A Case Study of Controlling COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories. International Conference on Social-cybersecurity in Times of Crisis and Change. November 19-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  37. Thomas Marcoux, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Studying the Dynamics of COVID-19 Misinformation Themes. International Conference on Social-cybersecurity in Times of Crisis and Change. November 19-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  38. Billy Spann, Oluwaseun Johnson, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Protester Orchestration through Connective Action: A COVID-19 Lockdown Protest Case Study. International Conference on Social-cybersecurity in Times of Crisis and Change. November 19-20, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  39. Thomas Marcoux, Esther Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. The Ebb and Flow of the COVID-19 Misinformation Themes. 5th International Workshop on Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks Special Edition on Dis/Misinformation Mining from Social Media (MAISON 2020). Co-located with 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2020), October 20, 2020, Virtual due to COVID-19.
  40. Recep Erol, Rick Rejeleene, Richard Young, Thomas Marcoux, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. YouTube Video Categorization Using Moviebarcode. The Sixth International Conference on Human and Social Analytics (HUSO 2020), October 18-22, 2020, Porto, Portugal. Virtual due to COVID-19. BEST PAPER AWARD
  41. Thomas Marcoux, Esther Mead and Nitin Agarwal. The Ebb and Flow of the COVID-19 Misinformation Themes. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  42. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Systems Thinking and Modeling in Social Networks: A Case Study of Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Challenges in Twitter Network. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  43. Hussein Al-Hamdani, Mustafa Alassad, Nitin Agarwal and Seshadri Mohan. Modeling, Estimating, and Minimizing Average New Infections of COVID-19 Based on Information Theory and Social Networks. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  44. Billy Spann, Nitin Agarwal, Oluwaseun Johnson and Esther Mead. Modeling Protester Orchestration through Connective Action: A COVID-19 Lockdown Protest Case Study. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  45. Adewale Obadimu, Esther Mead, Tuja Khaund, Maryetta Morris and Nitin Agarwal. Utilizing Topic Modeling and Social Network Analysis to Identify and Regulate Toxic COVID-19 Behaviors on YouTube. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19.
  46. Tuja Khaund, Mainuddin Shaik, and Nitin Agarwal. Data Collection and Sensemaking from Telegram: A Case Study of Ukrainian Political Leaders Channels and Chat Groups. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19
  47. Thomas Magelinski, Zachary Stine, Thomas Marcoux, Nitin Agarwal, and Kathleen M. Carley. Indicators of Crisis: Textual Analysis of Euromaidan. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19
  48. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Developing Graph-Theoretic Techniques to Identify Amplification and Coordination Activities of Influential Sets of Users. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19
  49. Adewale Obadimu, Esther Mead, Maryam Maleki, and Nitin Agarwal. Developing an Epidemiological Model to study Spread of Toxicity on YouTube. 2020 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2020), October 18-21, 2020, Washington D.C. Virtual due to COVID-19
  50. Tuja Khaund, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Mainuddin Shaik, and Nitin Agarwal. Telegram: Data Collection, Opportunities and Challenges. 7th International Conference on Information Management and Big Data (SIMBig 2020), Social Network and Media Analysis and Mining (SNMAM) track, October 1-3, 2020. Virtual due to COVID-19
  51. Zachary Stine and Nitin Agarwal. Comparative Discourse Analysis using Topic Models: Contrasting Perspectives on China from Reddit. 11th International Conference on Social Media & Society (SMSociety 2020), July 22, 2020, Chicago. Virtual due to COVID-19
  52. Kaize Ding, Nitin Agarwal, and Huan Liu. Inductive Anomaly Detection on Attributed Networks. 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 17th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-PRICAI 2020), July 11-17, Yokohama, Japan. Virtual due to COVID-19
  53. Joseph Kready, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. YouTube Data Collection Using Parallel Processing. IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing for Computational Social Systems (ParSocial 2020), May 22, 2020, New Orleans, Louisiana USA.
  54. Thomas Marcoux, Adewale Obadimu, and Nitin Agarwal. Dynamics Of Online Toxicity In The Asia-Pacific Region. Workshop on Data Science for Fake News (DSFN’20) co-located with the 24th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD’20), May 11-16, 2020, Singapore. Virtual due to COVID-19
  55. Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. A Framework towards Computational Narrative Analysis on Blogs and Social Media. The 3rd International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story’20) co-located with 42nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2020), April 14-17, 2020, Lisbon. Virtual due to COVID-19
  56. Thomas Marcoux, Adewale Obadimu, and Nitin Agarwal. Dynamics Of Online Toxicity In The Asia-Pacific Region. In the 40th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XL) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), June 2-7, 2020, Paris. Virtual due to COVID-19
  57. Mustafa Alassad, Billy Spann, Nitin Agarwal, and Samer Al-khateeb. Using Computational Social Science Techniques to Identify Coordinated Cyber Threats to Smart City Networks. 1st Joint International Conference on Design and Construction of Smart City Components, December 17-19, 2019, Cairo, Egypt.
  58. Adewale Obadimu, Esther L. Mead, and Nitin Agarwal. Identifying Latent Toxic Features on YouTube Using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization. The Ninth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2019), November 24 – 28, 2019, Valencia, Spain.
  59. Anal Kanti Roy and Nitin Agarwal. Automating Blog Crawling Using Pattern Recognition. The Ninth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2019), November 24 – 28, 2019, Valencia, Spain.
  60. Thomas Marcoux and Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Information Operations using YouTubeTracker. In Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2019), October 14-17, 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  61. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Thomas Marcoux, Adewale Obadimu, and Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Information Operations using YouTubeTracker. IEEE/ACM International Conference on Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2019), August 27-30, 2019, Vancouver, Canada. (Demo Track)
  62. Adewale Obadimu, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Data Analytics Using Blogtrackers. IEEE/ACM International Conference on Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2019), August 27-30, 2019, Vancouver, Canada. (Demo Track)
  63. Mustafa Alassad, Muhammad Nihal Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Finding Fake News Key Spreaders in Complex Social Networks by Using Bi-Level Decomposition Optimization Method. In Proceedings of the Modeling and Simulation of Social-Behavioral Phenomena in Creative Societies (MSBC 2019), September 18-20, 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  64. Mustafa Alassad, Nitin Agarwal, and Muhammed Nihal Hussain. Examining Intensive Groups in Large YouTube Commenter Networks. In proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  65. Adewale Obadimu, Esther Mead, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Identifying Toxicity Within YouTube Video Comment Text Data. In proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  66. Zachary Stine and Nitin Agarwal. A Quantitative Portrait of Legislative Change in Ukraine. In proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  67. Tuja Khaund, Billy Spann, Richard Young, Samer Al-Khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Farm Detection Using Social Network Analysis and Social Cyber Forensics Informed Methodologies. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  68. Thomas Marcoux and Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Information Operations Using YouTubeTracker. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  69. Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano and Nitin Agarwal. Hostile Actor Amplification via YouTube during NATO’s Trident Juncture 2018. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  70. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Adewale Obadimu and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Data Analytics Using Blogtrackers. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  71. Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, Nitin Agarwal and Muhammad Hussain. The Forgotten Network: YouTube Comments Used as an Amplifier for Messaging. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 9 – July 12, 2019, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  72. Nitin Agarwal and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. Assessing the Extent of ICC Backlash in Africa Via Social Media Data. International’s Studies Association 60th Annual Convention, March 27th – 30th, 2019, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  73. Tuja Khaund, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, and Nitin Agarwal. A Novel Methodology to Identify and Collect Data from Relevant Blogs Leveraging Multiple Social Media Platforms and Cyber Forensics. IARIA Fifth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data (ALLDATA 2019), March 24 – 28, 2019, Valencia, Spain.
  74. Adewale Obadimu, Esther Mead, Samer Al-khateeb, and Nitin Agarwal. A Comparative Analysis of Facebook and Twitter Bots. Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems Conference, March 22nd–23rd, 2019, St. Simon’s, Island, GA, USA.
  75. Nitin Agarwal and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. Online Activism: What Social Media Analysis Reveals About Justice Mobilization for Syria. Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, January 17 – 19, 2019. Austin, Texas.
  76. Rick Galeano, Katrin Galeano, Billy Spann and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing the Starbucks Arrest Controversy on Twitter. 2nd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science: Discrimination and Bias. December 5-7, 2018. Cologne, Germany.
  77. Vineeth Rakesh, Ruocheng Guo, Raha Moraffah, Nitin Agarwal and Huan Liu. Linked Causal Variational Autoencoder for Inferring Paired Spillover Effects. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), October 22-26, 2018, Turin, Italy.
  78. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Serpil Tokdemir, Samer Al-khateeb, Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Digital Ethnography: Socio-computational Analysis of Trending YouTube Videos. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS), October 14- 18, 2018. Nice, France. BEST PAPER AWARD
  79. Zachary K. Stine, Tuja Khaund, Nitin Agarwal. Measuring the information-foraging behaviors of social bots through word usage. In the Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), August 28-31, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. Springer.
  80. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Samer Al-Khateeb, Serpil Tokdemir and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Disinformation and Crowd Manipulation Tactics on YouTube. In the Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), International Workshop on Social Network Analysis Surveillance Technologies (SNAST), August 28-31, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. Springer.
  81. Tuja Khaund, Kiran Bandeli, Nihal Hussain, Adewale Obadimu, Samer Al-Khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Social and Communication Network Structures of Social Bots and Humans. In the Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), International Workshop on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT-SI), August 28-31, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. Springer.
  82. Tuja Khaund, Samer Al-Khateeb, Serpil Tokdemir and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Social Bots and their Coordination during Natural Disasters. In proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 10 – July 13, 2018, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  83. Muhammad Nihal Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Data Analytics using Blogtrackers. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 10 – July 13, 2018, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  84. Serpil Tokdemir and Nitin Agarwal. YouTube Data Analytics using YouTubeTracker. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 10 – July 13, 2018, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  85. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Samer Al-Khateeb, Serpil Tokdemir, Nitin Agarwal. Examining Strategic Integration of Social Media Platforms in Tracking Disinformation Campaign Coordination. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 10 – July 13, 2018, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  86. Kathleen Carley, Guido Cervone, Nitin Agarwal, and Huan Liu. Social Cyber-Security. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction – Behavioral Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS), July 10 – July 13, 2018, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.
  87. Kim Tran and Nitin Agarwal. Converging Network Analysis with Global Patient Dimensions for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. BigSurv18: Exploring New Statistical Frontiers at the Intersection of Survey Science and Big Data, October 25-27, 2018. Barcelona, Spain.
  88. Zachary Stine and Nitin Agarwal. Agent-based Models for Assessing Social Influence Strategies. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS), July 22-27, 2018. Cambridge, MA.
  89. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Samer Al-Khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Shift in Narratives Regarding Migrants in Europe via Blogosphere. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story) co-located with the 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). Volume 2077, pp 33-40. Grenoble, France. March 26-29, 2018.
  90. Zachary Stine and Nitin Agarwal. An Agent-Based Approach to Studying the Relationship Between Ingroup Bias, Signaling, and Ideological Change. 2017 Computational Social Science conference (CSS 2017). Santa Fe, New Mexico. October 19-22, 2017.
  91. Esther Ledelle Mead, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Mohammad Nooman, Samer Al-khateeb, Nitin Agarwal. Assessing Situation Awareness through Blogosphere: A Case Study on Venezuelan Socio-Political Crisis and the Migrant Influx. In IARIA Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2017), October 8 – 12, 2017, Athens, Greece. BEST PAPER AWARD
  92. Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. When Citizen Journalism Goes Rogue: A Case Study of Anti-West Misinformation Campaigns During the 2014 Russian-Ukraine Conflict. 5th International Conference on Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism?, Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS), CUNY School of Journalism, August 31 – September 1, 2017, New York City, USA.
  93. Samer Al-Khateeb, Muhammad Hussain and Nitin Agarwal. Leveraging Social Network Analysis & Cyber Forensics Approaches to Study Cyber Propaganda Campaigns. 1st North American Social Networks (NASN) Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis. Washington D.C., July 26-30, 2017.
  94. Rick Galeano, Nitin Agarwal and Sameer Al-Khateeb. Botnets and Propaganda Dissemination. 1st North American Social Networks (NASN) Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis. Washington D.C., July 26-30, 2017.
  95. Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. A Social-Cyber Forensics Approach to Understand Twitter & Blogs’ Influence on Anti-NATO Propaganda Campaigns. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2017), July 5 – 8, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.
  96. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Ghouri Mohammad Saaduddin and Nitin Agarwal. Blog Data Analytics Using Blogtrackers. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2017) (Demo Track), July 5 – 8, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.
  97. Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Samer Al-Khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Towards Developing Methodology to Stem the Tide of Fake News. International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS 2017) (Challenge Track), July 5 – 8, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.
  98. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Adewale Obadimu, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Mohammad Nooman, Samer Al-khateeb, and Nitin Agarwal. A Framework for Blog Data Collection: Challenges and Opportunities. The IARIA International Symposium on Designing, Validating, and Using Datasets (DATASETS 2017), June 25 – 29, 2017, Venice, Italy.
  99. Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Kiran Bandeli, Mohammad Nooman, Samer Al-khateeb, Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing the Voices during European Migrant Crisis in Blogosphere. 2nd International Workshop on Event Analytics using Social Media Data associated with The 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2017), May 15-18, 2017, Montreal, Canada.
  100. Rick Galeano, Nitin Agarwal, and Samer Al-Khateeb. Examining the Use of Botnets and their Evolution in Propaganda Dissemination. Presented at the NATO MCWG (O&P) Info Ops Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. April 2017.
  101. Brandon Dalton and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Deviant behaviors on Social Media using Cyber Forensics-based Methodologies. In proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (ICNC 2016), October 17-19, Philadelphia, PA USA.
  102. Samer Al-Khateeb, Kevin J Conlan, Nitin Agarwal, Ibrahim Baggili and Frank Breitinger. Exploring Deviant Hacker Networks (DHN) On Social Media Platforms. In proceedings of the Eighth EAI International Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime (ICDF2C 2016), September 28-30, 2016, New York City, USA.
  103. Brian P. Blake and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Privacy and Trust Related Information Quality Modification in Online Social Networks. In IARIA Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2016), August 21 – 25, 2016, Rome, Italy. BEST PAPER AWARD
  104. Serpil Tokdemir, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf T. Wigand. Social Media, Spillover, and Saudi Arabian Women’s Right to Drive Movements: Analyzing Interconnected Online Collective Actions. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016). Accepted in the Multidisciplinary Track, August 19-20, 2016, San Francisco, California, USA.
  105. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. The Rise & Fall of #NoBackDoor on Twitter: the Apple vs. FBI Case. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT-SI 2016) co-located with the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2016), August 19-20, 2016, San Francisco, California, USA.
  106. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Community Peer Support for Autism in Social Media. In the 36th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXVI) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), April 5-10, 2016, Newport Beach, California.
  107. Samer Al-khateeb, Muhammad Nihal Hussain, and Nitin Agarwal. Exploring ISIL Cyber Network Activities: Evolution, Means, and Strategies. In the 36th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXVI) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), April 5-10, 2016, Newport Beach, California.
  108. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Emotional Resiliency of Families Dealing with Autism in Social Media. In Proceedings of the ninth International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2016), February 21-23, 2016, Rome, Italy.
  109. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Helping Hands of Autism Blogger Community in Social Media Platforms. In Proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS 2015), November 15 – 20, 2015, Barcelona, Spain. BEST PAPER AWARD
  110. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Examining Botnet Behaviors for Propaganda Dissemination: A Case Study of ISIL’s Beheading Videos-based Propaganda. In Proceedings of the Behavior Analysis, Modeling, and Steering (BEAMS 2015) co-located with the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2015), November 14-17, 2015, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  111. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Demonstrating Social Support from Autism Bloggers Community on Twitter. International Symposium on Network Enabled Health Informatics, Biomedicine and Bioinformatics (HI-BI-BI 2015), In conjunction with The 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2015), August 26-27, 2015, Paris, France.
  112. Serpil Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf Wigand. Social Media, Digital Activism, and Online Collective Action: A Tale of Two Women’s Rights Movements. 2015 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 13-15, 2015, Puerto Rico.
  113. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Understanding Strategic Information Maneuvers in Network Media to Advance Cyber Operations. Presented at the Ninth International Lessons Learned Conference (ILLC 2015), Baltic Defence College. Sponsored by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia, June 1-4, 2015, Tartu, Estonia.
  114. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Social Support, Stress & Subject of Discussions: Comparative Analysis of Autism Blogging Community via Microblogging Platform. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP15), March 31-April 3, 2015, Washington D.C.
  115. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Deviant Cyber Flash Mobs (DCFMs) of ISIL on Twitter. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP15), March 31-April 3, 2015, Washington D.C.
  116. Serpil Yuce, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf Wigand. Women’s Right to Drive: Spillover of Brokers, Mobilization, and Cyberactivism. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP15), March 31-April 3, 2015, Washington D.C.
  117. Alireza Hajibagheri, Kiran Lakkaraju, Gita Sukthankar, Rolf Wigand, and Nitin Agarwal. Conflict and Communication in Massively-Multiplayer Online Games. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP15), March 31-April 3, 2015, Washington D.C.
  118. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Flash Mobs in Cybernetic Space and the Imminent Security Threats A Collective Action based Theoretical Perspective on Emerging Sociotechnical Behaviors. In the Proceedings of the AAAI Spring 2015 Symposium on Sociotechnical Behavior Mining: From Data to Decisions, March 24-26, 2015, Stanford University, California.
  119. Amit Saha and Nitin Agarwal. Insight into Social Support of Autism Community via Microblogging Platform. In the Proceedings of the AAAI Spring 2015 Symposium on Sociotechnical Behavior Mining: From Data to Decisions, March 24-26, 2015, Stanford University, California.
  120. Fatih Sen, Naga Nagisetty, Teeradache Viangteeravat, and Nitin Agarwal. An Online Platform for Focal Structures Analysis: Analyzing smaller and more pertinent groups using a web tool. In the Proceedings of the AAAI Spring 2015 Symposium on Sociotechnical Behavior Mining: From Data to Decisions, March 24-26, 2015, Stanford University, California.
  121. Therese Williams, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf T. Wigand. Protecting Private Information: Current Attitudes Concerning Privacy Policies. In Proceedings of the Sixth ASE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2014), December 13-16, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  122. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Developing A Conceptual Framework for Modeling “Deviant Cyber Flash Mob”: A Socio-Computational Approach Leveraging Hypergraph Constructs. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime (ICDF2C 2014), September 18-20, 2014, New Haven, Connecticut.
  123. Samer Al-khateeb and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Flash Mobs in Cybernetic Space: Evaluating Threats from Emerging Socio-Technical Behaviors to Human Security. In Proceedings of the IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (JISIC 2014), September 24-26, 2014, Hague, Netherlands.
  124. Fatih Sen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Mutlu Mete, and Rafal Kasprzyk. Focal Structure Analysis in Large Biological Networks. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT 2014), May 14-16, 2014, Gdansk, Poland.
  125. Serpil Yuçe, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf Wigand, Merlyna Lim and Rebecca Robinson. Studying the Evolution of Online Collective Action: Saudi Arabian Women’s ‘Oct26Driving’ Campaign on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP14), April 2-4, 2014, Washington DC. Springer.
    Also presented at the 34th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXIV) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), February 18-23, 2014, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  126. Venkata Swamy Martha, Nitin Agarwal and Srini Ramaswamy. Enhancing Privacy in Online Social Communities: Can Trust Help Mitigate Privacy Risks? In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technologies (ICDCIT-2014). Bhubaneswar, India, February 6-9, 2014.
  127. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Learning From the Crowd: An Evolutionary Mutual Reinforcement Model for Analyzing Events. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2013), Niagara Falls, Canada, August 25-28, 2013.
  128. Martha VenkataSwamy, Nitin Agarwal, Srini Ramaswamy. Enhancing Privacy using Community Driven Recommendations: An Investigation with Facebook Data. In Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013), August 15-17, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Best paper nominee.
  129. Nitin Agarwal and Faysal Ahmed. Collective Learning Paradigm for Rapidly Evolving Curriculum: Facilitating Student and Content Engagement via Social Media. In Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013), August 15-17, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  130. Serpil T. Yuçe, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf T. Wigand, and Merlyna Lim. Cooperative Networks in Interorganizational Settings: Analyzing Cyber-Collective Action. In Proceedings of the 17th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), June 18-22, 2013, Jeju Island, Korea. Best paper nominee.
    Also presented in the Workshop on Multiagent Interaction Networks (MAIN) held with the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 6-10, 2013, Minnesota.
  131. Fatih Śen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, and Rafal Kasprzyk. Modeling Diffusion and Network Robustness through Focal Structures in Social Networks. The 33rd International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXIII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), May 21-26, 2013, Hamburg, Germany.
  132. Serpil T. Yuçe, Nitin Agarwal, and Rolf T. Wigand. Mapping Cyber-Collective Action among Female Muslim Bloggers for the Women to Drive Campaign. The 2013 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP 2013), April 2-5, 2013, Washington, D.C.
  133. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. What does Everybody Know? Identifying Event-Specific Sources from Social Media. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.
  134. Fatih Śen, Rolf T. Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Debanjan Mahata, and Halil Bisgin. Identifying Focal Patterns in Social Networks. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.
  135. Rolf Wigand, Nitin Agarwal, Isaac Osesina, Winfried Hering, Audrey Korsgaard, Arnold Picot, and Marcus Drescher. Social Network Indices as Performance Predictors in a Virtual Organization. In Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Computational Aspects of Social Networks (CASoN 2012). November 21-23, 2012. Sao Carlos, Brazil.
  136. Venkata Swamy Martha, Stephen Wallace, Halil Bisgin, Xiaowei Xu, Nitin Agarwal, and Hemant Joshi. NMiner: A System for Finding Related Entities by Mining a Bimodal Network. In the Proceedings of the Eighth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2012). December 17-19, 2012. Tianjin, China.
  137. Rolf Wigand, Isaac Osesina, and Nitin Agarwal. Modeling Organizational Potential of an Individual in a Social Network – A Stochastic Markov Approach. The International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), March 12-18, 2012, Redondo Beach, California.
  138. Debanjan Mahata and Nitin Agarwal. Analyzing Event-specific Socio-Technical Behaviors Through the Lens of Social Media. The International Sunbelt Social Network Conference (Sunbelt XXXII) organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), March 12-18, 2012, Redondo Beach, California.
  139. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. Finding Her Master’s Voice: The Power of Collective Action Among Female Muslim Bloggers. In the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2011). June 9-11, 2011, Helsinki, Finland.
  140. Nitin Agarwal, Merlyna Lim, and Rolf T. Wigand. Collective Action Theory Meets the Blogosphere: A New Methodology. In the third International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2011). July 11-13, 2011, Macau. China.
  141. Seshadri Mohan and Nitin Agarwal. A Convergent Framework for QoS-Driven Social Media Content Delivery over Mobile Networks. In the second IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems Technology (WiRELESS ViTAE 2011). Feb 28-Mar 3, 2011, Chennai, India.
  142. Martha Venkataswamy, Srini Ramaswamy, and Nitin Agarwal. CBPM: Context Based Privacy Model. In the 2nd International Symposium on Privacy and Security Applications (PSA-10) held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk, and Trust (PASSAT 2010). August 20-22, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Best Paper Award. News Coverage: NSF Science360, US News, UALR News, PhysOrg, Dr Dobbs Journal
  143. Nitin Agarwal and Yusuf Yiliyasi. Information Quality Challenges in Social Media. In the International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2010). November 12-14, 2010, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  144. Nitin Agarwal, Halil Bisgin, and Xiaowei Xu. Does Similarity Breed Connection? – An Investigation in BlogCatalog and Last.fm Communities. In the Second International Symposium on Social Computing Applications (SCA-10) held in conjunction with the Second IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom10). August 20-22, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.
  145. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. Investigating Homophily in Online Social Networks. The tenth IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI‘10). August 31 – September 3, 2010, Toronto, Canada.
  146. Halil Bisgin, Nitin Agarwal, and Xiaowei Xu. Does Similarity breed Connection? – An Investigation in BlogCatalog and Last.fm Communities. The fourth ACM Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNAKDD) held in conjunction with the 16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2010). July 25, 2010, Washington DC.
  147. Xiaowei Xu, Mutlu Mete, Halil Bisgin, Kemal Aydin, Nitin Agarwal, and Thomas A.J. Schweiger. Finding Community Leaders in Social Networks. The fourth ACM Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (SNAKDD) held in conjunction with the 16th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2010). July 25, 2010, Washington DC.
  148. Shamanth Kumar, Nitin Agarwal, and Huan Liu. Towards Building a Social Computing Tool for Social Scientists. The 3rd International Conference on Human-centric Computing (HumanCom-10). August 11 – 13, 2010. Cebu, Philippines
  149. Zheng Zhao, Jiangxin Wang, Shashvata Sharma, Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, and Yung Chang. An Integrative Approach to Identifying Biologically Relevant Genes. SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2010). April 29 – May 1, 2010. Columbus, Ohio.
  150. Brian P. Blake, Nitin Agarwal, Rolf T. Wigand, and Jerry D. Wood. Twitter Quo Vadis: Is Twitter Bitter or are Tweets Sweet? 7th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG 2010), April 12-14, 2010. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  151. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Merlyna Lim, and Huan Liu. Mapping Socio-Cultural Dynamics in Indonesian Blogosphere. Third AAAI International Conference on Computational Cultural Dynamics (ICCCD), December 7-9, 2009, Washington D.C.
  152. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Shankara Subramanya, John Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. Connecting Sparsely Distributed Similar Bloggers. Ninth IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM’09). December 6-9, 2009. Miami, Florida.
  153. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, and Reza Zafarani. Investigating Behavioral Patterns Across Social Media: from Blogging to Microblogging. Human, Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Modeling Conference (HSCB’09), August 4-7, 2009. Chantilly, Virginia.
  154. Nitin Agarwal. Social Computing in Blogosphere: Challenges and Opportunities. SIAM Data Mining Doctoral Student Forum. April 30-May 2, 2009. Reno-Sparks-Tahoe, Nevada.
  155. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Sudheendra Murthy, Arunabha Sen, and Xufei Wang. A Social Identity Approach to Identify Familiar Strangers in a Social Network. 3rd AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’09), May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California. (Video: http://videolectures.net/icwsm09_agarwal_siaifs/).
  156. Nitin Agarwal, Shamanth Kumar, Huan Liu, and Mark Woodward. BlogTrackers: A Tool for Sociologists to Track and Analyze Blogosphere (Demo Paper). 3rd AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’09), May 17-20, 2009. San Jose, California.
  157. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John J. Salerno, and Sanjay Sundarajan. Understanding Group Interaction in Blogosphere: A Case Study. 2nd AAAI International Conference on Computational Cultural Dynamics (ICCCD’08), September 15-16, 2008. Washington D.C.
  158. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, Huan Liu, and Shankara Subramanya. Clustering Blogs with Collective Wisdom. 8th IEEE International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE’08). July 14-18, 2008. New York.
  159. Nitin Agarwal. A Study of Communities and Influence in Blogosphere. 2nd SIGMOD PhD Innovative Database and Research Doctorate Consortium (IDAR’08), June 13 2008. Vancouver, Canada.
  160. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, Lei Tang, and Philip S. Yu. Identifying Influential Bloggers in a Community. 1st ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM’08), February 11-12, 2008. Stanford, California. (Video: http://videolectures.net/wsdm08_agarwal_iib/).
  161. Nitin Agarwal, Huan Liu, John Salerno, and Philip S. Yu. Searching for ‘Familiar Strangers’ on Blogosphere: Problems and Challenges. NSF Symposium on Next-Generation Data Mining and Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation (NGDM’07). October 10-12, 2007. Baltimore, Maryland.
  162. Nitin Agarwal, Magdiel Galan, and Yi Chen. Approximate Structural Matching over Ordered XML Documents. 11th IEEE International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium (IDEAS’07). September 6-8, 2007. Banff, Canada.
  163. Nitin Agarwal, Ehtesham Haque, Huan Liu, and Lance Parsons. Research Paper Recommender System: A Subspace Clustering Approach. 6th IEEE International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM’05). October 11-13, 2005. Hangzhou, China.