The Charles River Workshop on Private Analysis of Social Networks will take place on Monday, May 19, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Hariri Institute at Boston University. There will be talks and a discussion session covering different aspects of the challenge of performing and releasing analyses of graph data while protecting personal information. The workshop is intended for researchers in computer science and statistics interested in various aspects of privacy and social networks.
Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Place: Hariri Institute for Computing
111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA
9:00am – 10:00am
Session 1: Introduction
— Gerome Miklau (UMass), Michael Hay (Colgate), Kobbi Nissim (Ben Gurion, Boston University, Harvard):
“Private Analysis of Network Data”
Presentation slides, Part I Part II
Session 2: Analysis of social networks
— Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University):
“Statistical Analysis of Network Data: A Brief Overview”
Discussant: Jon Ullman (Harvard)
Session 3: Differentially private graph statistics
— Sofya Raskhodnikova (Penn State, Boston University, Harvard):
“Survey of techniques for node-differential privacy”
Discussant: Yaron Singer (Harvard)
The event is sponsored by the Boston University’s Hariri Institute for Computing, and the BU Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS), in collaboration with Harvard University’s Privacy Tools project.
— Ran Canetti (Boston University)
— Kobbi Nissim (Ben Gurion, Boston University, Harvard)
— Sofya Raskhodnikova (Penn State, Boston University, Harvard)
— Adam Smith (Penn State, Boston University, Harvard).