TWCS'2010 - Turunc Workshop on Complex Systems 2010

Aug 30- Sep 01, 2010
ITAP, Turunc, Marmaris, Turkey

CFP Poster

Important dates
Jun 15, 2010 Abstract Submission
Jun 30, 2010 Authors Notification
Jul 10, 2010 Final Paper Submission and Registration
ITAP Sunset ITAP Garden

Book of Abstracts

Book of Abstracts can be downloaded here.

Program and Presentations

08:00 Breakfast - Registration
  Session 1A, Chair: Bingol
09:00 Who is keeping you in that community, Mungan
09:45 Socio-Econo Dynamics on a Random Bond Ising Model, Jain
10:30 Coffee
  Session 1B, Chair: Jain
11:00 Multiscale mobility networks and the large scale spreading of infectious diseases, Ramasco
11:45 Multi-scale Modularity in Complex Networks, Lambiotte pdf
12:30 Lunch
  Session 1C, Chair: Ramasco
14:00 Restoring the financial and social prestige of economies- an alternative way, Costea pdf
14:45 Patterns of User Behavior and Community Structure on Blogs, Mitravic
15:30 SP1: Modeling the international spread of the 2009 A(H1N1) pandemic, Tizzoni
15:45 Coffee
16:00 Free time
20:00 Dinner
08:00 Breakfast
  Session 2A, Chair: Mungan
09:00 Finding partner, Bingol
09:45 Linking on-line social networks and real-world human proximity, Barrat
10:30 Coffee
  Session 2B, Chair: Barrat
11:00 Power Blackouts and the Domino Effect: Real-Life Examples and Modeling, Simonsen pdf
11:45 Trade, Conflict and Sentiments: Multi-relational Organization of Large-scale Social Networks, Lambiotte pdf]]
  12:30 Lunch
  Session 2C, Chair: Lambiotte
14:00 Gender Differences in Tweets: A corpus-based analysis of Twitter, Herdagdeen
14:45 Network characteristics of news text sources, Tanger
15:30 Coffee
16:00 Free time
20:00 Dinner
08:00 Breakfast
  Session 3A, Chair: Simonsen
09:00 Exploring Affinity Among Users and Contributions of Users in Microblogger Environments, Yildirim
  Short talks
  Session 3B, Chair: Simonsen
09:45 SP2: Control of Heteroclinic Cycles, Koksal pdf
10:00 SP3: Percolation in the growing clusters model, Maragakis
10:15 SP4: Towards a New Model of a Healthy Academic Institution, Costea pdf
10:30 SP5: Voter model and interevent time distributions,Gracia
10:45 Coffee
12:30 Lunch


Thanks to recent developments in the digital world of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), such as GSM, Internet, a new kind of social interactions emerged which includes e-mail, chat, blogs, Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and such. Interestingly, these social interactions are well “documented” and some of them are quite easily accessible, hence provide empirical data to study on.

Yet, there are issues. It is an open issue whether human behave the same on these platforms. Even if we do not, there is still some value to investigate how we act in these “second” life domains. There are a number of issues deal with ethical side such as privacy.

This workshop, is expected to cover different aspects of this challenging new field of research, attract researchers (senior scientist as well as PhD students and postdoctoral researchers) from various fields.


  • Social Networks
  • Complex Networks
  • Dynamics on Networks
    • Epidemics Spreading
    • Opinion/Rumor Propagation
    • Games
  • Social Dynamics
  • Opinion Dynamics
  • Agent Based Models
  • Studies on online data sets
    • Online communities
    • Online match making
    • e-Commerce sites
    • Referral systems
    • Recommendation systems
    • Trust systems
    • GSM data sets

Important dates

  • Jun 15, 2010 Abstract Submission
  • Jun 30, 2010 Authors Notification
  • Jul 10, 2010 Registration

Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions should be made to You should be receiving a confirmation for each submission within 48 hours.

Scientific Committee


  • Haluk Bingol, Bogazici University
  • Muhittin Mungan, Bogazici University & Feza Gursey Institute
  • Tugrul Hakioglu, Director of ITAP & Bilkent University


70 Euro per night per person which covers workshop, coffee breaks, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bed with sharing room with one person at ITAP where the school is taking place.

Financial Support

Limited financial support is available. Support covers living expenses (bed-breakfast-lunch-dinner at ITAP). One is expected to cover the travel costs. You can apply for financial support by sending an email to In your email please clearly state:

  • The source of support that you are applying by clearly indicating one of DTP, ASSYST or MP0801.
  • The information why you should be selected among all the applicants.

The sources of financial support:


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