2018 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation
July 10-13, 2018, Lehman Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Life Time Achievement Award - Dr. Frank Ritter

Exceptional Service Award - Dr. Robert Thomson

Best paper Award - Mark Orr, Christian Lebiere, Andrea Stocco, Peter Pirolli, Bianica Pires, and William Kennedy: Multi-Scale Resolution of Cognitive Architectures: A Paradigm for Simulating Minds and Society

Best Student Paper Award - David Beskow and Kathleen M. Carley: Using Random String Classification to Filter and Annotate Automated Accounts

Challenge Problem Winner/Disinformation Challenge - Kai Shu, Deepak Mahudeswaran and Huan Liu; FakeNewsTracker: Towards Fake News Collection, Detection, and Visualization

Challenge Problem Winner/Disinformation Challenge – Runner Up; Muhammad Nihal Hussain, Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Samer Al-Khateeb, Serpil Tokdemir, and Nitin Agarwal: Examining Strategic Integration of Social

Media Platforms in Tracking Disinformation Campaign Coordination

Challenge Problem Winner/Disinformation Challenge – Runner Up; Matthew Babcock, Ramon Alfonso Villa Cox and Sumeet Kumar: Which fake fits? How the diffusion of disinformation varies by campaign type and community in the Black Panther Twitter discussion

Challenge Problem Winner Opioid Challenge - Savannah Bates, Vasiliy Leonenko, James Rineer and Georgiy Bobashev: Using Synthetic Populations to Understand Geospatial Patterns in Opioid Related Overdose and Predicted Opioid Misuse

Challenge Problem Winner Opioid Challenge – Runner Up; Usha Lokala, Francois Lamy, Raminta Daniulatyate, Amit Sheth, Ramzi Nahhas, Jason Roden, Robert Carlson and Shweta Yadav: Global trends, local harms: Availability of Fentanyl-Type Drugs on the Dark Web and Accidental Overdoses in Ohio

2018 Disinformation Challenge Winner