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Facebook Computational Social Science Methodology Request for Proposals

Name

Facebook Computational Social Science Methodology Request for Proposals

Region

Americas

Country

US

Funding level

International

Amount of funding

$50,000 USD per Award

Key areas

Social media, computational social science methodology

Deadline

September 13, 2018, 5:00 PM


Description

Research awardees will be expected to contribute novel approaches in this space, including but not limited to:

  • Network analysis of social systems
  • Computational methods to understand information diffusion and conversation
  • Computational methods to map and study cultural patterns and dynamics
  • Causal inference in social systems
  • Measurement of network effects
  • Computational approaches to understanding organizations, groups and communities
  • Unsupervised approaches to understanding social networks and social phenomena
  • Statistical models of network evolution
  • Novel techniques for visualization of social network data
  • Data privacy in social network data
  • Bias and fairness in applications based on social signals
  • Social network approaches to information integrity
  • Computational models for social networks

This research should propose novel methodology whose application has the potential to unlock novel insights in the social sciences. 

Useful Links

Facebook Computational Social Science Methodology Request for Proposals

 

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