It was the motto of the 3rd International Conference on Internet Science-2016, which was attended by members of the LINIS. September 12-14 in Florence, scientists, practitioners and politicians from around the world came together to discuss socially important problems and their solutions.
Pictures in the social network sites Instagram provide many personal information: who are friends of you, what do you eat, how do you prefer to relax and so on. People pictorialize the surrounding, in particular, the city environment. The participants of Summer School «Digital Traces I: Meta-Morphologies of St. Petersburg» made an attempt to analyze in which way city folk construct the digital “face” of city in their own Instagram-accounts.
Yuri Rykov, junior researcher at the laboratory for Internet studies, made a report at the annual International conference Social Media & Society which was held in London in July 11-13, 2016.
LINIS laboratory at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
LINIS research workers took part at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, which was held on April 19-22 in Moscow.
Under the project supported by the Russian Humanitarian Scientific Fund LINIS research team has created the sentiment lexicon for analyzing Internet-documents.
On August 24-28, 2015, the St. Petersburg campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the 9th Russian Summer School on Information Retrieval. LINIS was the local organizers, and the event was sponsored by Yandex, Mail.Ru, Google, JetBrains, Rambler, RFBR, ESF, and HSE.