Congratulations to Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen de Vries, winners of the CSDM 2011 Most Innovative Paper Award, carrying a $300 USD prize sponsored by Microsoft Bing.

Photo: Carsten Eickhoff accepts the award from Emine Yilmaz

Some notes from the workshop were posted by Panos Ipeirotis in his blog.

Wednesday February 9, 8:30am-5pm, Hong Kong (see overview)

8:30 - 10:00

Opening Remarks

Invited Talk: Winter Mason, Yahoo! Research: Individual vs. Group Success in Social Networks

Paper presentations:

10:00 - 10:30: Break

10:30 - 12:00

Paper presentations:

12:00 - 13:30: Lunch

13:30 - 15:00

Invited Talk: Thore Graepel, Microsoft Research: The Smarter Crowd: Active Learning, Knowledge Corroboration, and Collective IQs

Paper presentations:

15:00 - 15:30: Break

15:30 - 17:00

Invited Talk: Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis, New York University: Crowdsourcing using Mechanical Turk: Quality Management and Scalability


17:00-??? Workshop ends; discussion continues at nearby establishment for those interested