The 1st International Workshop on Real-Time Analysis and Mining of Social Streams (RAMSS) will take place in Dublin, Ireland on June 4, 2012 in conjunction with ICWSM-12, the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media.

new! Workshop papers are available online !

We want to thank Jimmy Lin (@lintool) from Twitter for the great keynote talk at RAMSS!


The recent increase of real-time data provided by users on social networking services has leveraged an importance gain of the real-time processing of social streams. Processing the streams in real-time can help enhance search engines, news media, and many other systems by feeding them with fresh knowledge about current affairs. Performing such analysis in real-time is of utmost importance for early reporting of breaking news, events, trends, and any other knowledge related to current affairs. However, analyzing social streams in real-time makes the task more challenging as it requires making decisions without clue of what will be next in the stream.

The RAMSS workshop aims to bring together experts in the real-time analysis and mining of social streams, as well as to further develop and exchange knowledge around these tasks. Given the novelty of the research field, the workshop also aims to encourage attendees to build a discussion forum to share on the current state of the research field, as well as to propose solutions for the shortcomings.

To the end of going further in the above research, the workshop seeks contributions that analyze and mine social streams as they become publicly available, and will encourage experts and interested attendees to take part.

Call for Papers

Key dates:

  • Paper Submission Deadline: March 2 March 4, 2012.
  • Notification to Authors: March 16, 2012.
  • Camera-Ready Versions Due: April 2, 2012.
  • Workshop day: June 4, 2012.