2014 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence
Snowbird, Utah, February 27 - March 1

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  1. Schedule
  2. List of posters

February 27, Thursday Event (all held at Snowbird's Cliff Lodge)
5:30 pm Dinner Reception (Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chair: Xiao Fang, Assistant: Yuanyuan Gao
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Poster session (Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
February 28, Friday  
Before 7:30 am Breakfast (Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
7:30 am - 9:10 am
Session I: Predictive Analytics: Data Quality, Dimensions and Performance
(Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
Chair: Lionel Li, Assistant: Yang Wang
David Anderson, Margret Bjarnadottir: As Good as It Gets? An Upper Bound Methodology on Classification and Prediction Performance
Jeffrey Parsons, Roman Lukyanenko, Yolanda Wiersma: Understanding Information Quality in Crowdsourced Data
Jessica Clark, Foster Provost: Predictive Modeling with Fine-Grained Behavior Data Using Dimensionality Reduction
Gediminas Adomavicius, Jesse Bockstedt, Shawn Curley, Jingjing Zhang: De-Biasing Consumer Preference Ratings in Recommender Systems
9:10 am - 9:20 am 10 mins break
9:20 am - 10:35 am
Session II: Peer-to-Peer Networks: Niguistic Styles, Incentives and Contagion
(Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
Chair: Michael Boyle, Assistant: Jongtae Yu
Qiang Gao, Mingfeng Lin: Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach
Ravi Bapna, Zhuojun Gu, Alok Gupta: Viral Incentive Scheme Design Based on Predicting Altruistic Preference
Pedro Ferreira, Rahul Telang, Miguel Godinho Matos: Contagious Churn in Mobile Networks
10:50 am Optional winter sports
5:30 pm - 7:10 pm
Session III: Internet Search and Advertisements (Ballrooms 2 & 3 Level B)
Chair: Chris Dansie, Assistant: Michael Lee
Alvin Chung Man Leung, Ashish Agarwal, Prabhudev Konana, Alok Kumar: Co-Searching and Stock Cross-Predictability
Vibhanshu Abhishek, Jing Gong, Beibei Li: Keyword or Killword? Examining the Impact of Contextual Ambiguity on Consumer Click Behavior in Multi-Category Sponsored Search Advertising
Jeffrey Harwell, Christopher Pentoney, Gondy Leroy: Big Data for Query Expansion: A Comparison of Content-based versus Social-based Keywords
Robert Moakler, Vadim Tsemekhman, Arun Ahuja, Daniel N. Hill, Gijs Joost Brouwer, Kiril Tsemekhman, Foster Provost: Casual Impact of Online Advertisements Using Viewability as a Method of Treatment
7:15 pm Dinner (Magpie)
March 01, Saturday  
Before 7:30 am Breakfast (Magpie)
7:30 am - 9:10 am
Session IV: Digital Media and Online Communities (Magpie)
Chair: Bradden Blair, Assistant: Anwar Chutoo
Marios Kokkodis, Panagiotis Papadimitriou: On Hiring Decisions in Online Labor Markets
Chrysanthos Dellarocas, Juliana Sutanto, Mihai Grigore, Bernadetta Tarigan: Understanding the "Few that Matter" in Online Social Production Communities: The Case of Wikipedia
Shawndra Hill, Adrian Benton, Christophe Van den Bulte: When Does Social Networked-based Prediction Work? A Large Scale Analysis of Brand and TV Audience Engagement by Twitter Users
Michael Smith, Brett Danaher: Gone in 60 Seconds: The Impact of the Megaupload Shutdown on Movie Sales
9:10 am - 9:20 am 10 mins break
9:20 am - 10:35 am
Session V: Social Media and Support (Magpie)
Chair: Gautam Pant, Assistant: Amin Morid
Xi Wang, Kang Zhao: Understanding Social Support and User Behaviors in Online Health Communities
Shankar Prawesh, Peratham Wiriyathammabhum, William Rand, Louiqa Raschild: An Analysis of Conversations on Twitter
Karthic Babu, Nattamai Kannan, Jeffrey Hu, Sridhar Narasimhan: Influence of Social Media in Flash Sales: An Exploratory Study
10:50 am Optional winter sports
6:00 pm Closing dinner (Aerie Restaurant Level 10)

List of posters
Shankar Prawesh and William Rand Big Network Analysis for Influence Identification through Sampling of Network Graphs
Jaehwuen Jung, Akhmed Umyarov, Ravi Bapna, Jui Ramaprasad Love Unshackled: The Causal Effect of Mobile App Adoption in Online Dating
Jared Sylvester, William Rand Keeping Up with the (Pre-Teen) Joneses: The Effect of Friendship on Freemium Conversion
Jason Shaw, Kiril Tsemekhman Fraud in Online Advertising: A Case Study in Systematic Error in Business Intelligence
Daniel Hill, Gijs Brouwer, Alan Hubbard, Kiril Tsemekhman How Effective Is Online Advertising? Estimation of the Causal Impact of Display Ads from Observational Data
Daizhuo Chen, Samuel Fraiberger, Robert Moakler, Foster Provost, Wally Wang Enhancing Transparency in Predicting Private Traits from Digital Indicators of Human Tastes
Shawndra Hill, Ofir Ben-Assuli Social TV: Predict Offline TV Viewing in Advance by Using Online Social Media Content
Lina Bouayad, Balaji Padmanabhan, Kaushal Chari Reducing Waste and Abuse in Healthcare through Information Visibility
Rajeev Kumar An Individual Centric Approach to Advertisement Filtering
Jesse Bockstedt, Cheryl Druehl, Anant Mishra The Influence of National Wealth and Culture in Online Crowdsourcing Contests
Sebastian Wagner, Tobias Brandt, Dirk Neumann Business Intelligence in Infrastructure Planning – Maximizing the Utilization of Charging Stations in Urban Setting

*Note: Posters must be taken down on Friday - 7:00 p.m. They will not be available during Saturday meetings - there is not adequate space in Magpie.

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