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Publications and Presentations


Publications

Kontostathis, April, Kelly Reynolds, Andy Garron, and Lynne Edwards. 2013. Detecting Cyberbullying: Query Terms and Techniques. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Web Science Conference (WEBSCI2013). Paris, France. May 2013.

Kontostathis, A., W. West, A. Garron, K. Reynolds, and L. Edwards. 2012. Identifying Predators Using ChatCoder 2.0 - Notebook for PAN at CLEF 2012. In Proceedings of CLEF 2012. Rome Italy. September 2012.

Edwards, Lynne and April Kontostathis. 2012. Digital Detecting: New Resources for Determining Internet Authorship. In Proceeding of the 4th ACM Web Science Conference (WEBSCI2012). Evanston, IL. June 2012.

Edwards, Lynne and April Kontostathis. 2012. Reclaiming Privacy: Reconnecting Victims of Cyberbullying and Cyberpredation. In proceedings of the Reconciling Privacy with Social Media Workshop, held in conjunction with the 2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Seattle, WA. Feb 2012.

Reynolds, Kelly, April Kontostathis, and Lynne Edwards. 2011. Using Machine Learning to Detect Cyberbullying. In Proceedings of the 2011 10th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications Workshops (ICMLA 2011). December 2011. Honolulu, HI. Link to data used in paper

McGhee, India, Jennifer Bayzick, April Kontostathis, Lynne Edwards, Alexandra McBride, and Emma Jakubowski. (2011). Learning to Identify Internet Sexual Predation. International Journal on Electronic Commerce. Volume 15, Number 3. Spring 2011

Kontostathis, April, Lynne Edwards, and Amanda Leatherman. (2009). Text Mining and Cybercrime In Text Mining: Application and Theory. Michael W. Berry and Jacob Kogan, Eds., John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009. Link to data used in paper

Kontostathis, April, Lynne Edwards, Jen Bayzick, India McGhee, Amanda Leatherman and Kristina Moore. (2009). Comparison of Rule-based to Human Analysis of Chat Logs. 1st International Workshop on Mining Social Media (MSM09). Seville, Spain. Nov 2009.

Kontostathis, April, Lynne Edwards, and Amanda Leatherman. (2009). ChatCoder: Toward the Tracking and Categorization of Internet Predators. In Proc. Text Mining Workshop 2009 held in conjunction with the Ninth SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2009). Sparks, NV. May 2009.

D. Yin, Z. Xue, L. Hong, B. D. Davison, A. Kontostathis, and L. Edwards, Detection of Harassment on Web 2.0 in CAW 2.0 ‘09: Proceedings of the 1st Content Analysis in Web 2.0 Workshop, Madrid, Spain, 2009.


Presentations

Brett Thom, April Kontostathis and Lynne Edwards. SafeChat: Using Open Source Software to Protect Minors from Internet Predation. Poster presentation at WebSci11, June 14-17, 2011, Koblenz Germany.

Jennifer Bayzick, April Kontostathis and Lynne Edwards: Detecting the Presence of Cyberbullying Using Computer Software. Poster presentation at WebSci11, June 14-17, 2011, Koblenz Germany. Link to data used in paper

Lynne Edwards and April Kontostathis. “ChatCoder 2.0: Toward Labeling and Categorizing Online Sexual Offenders” Presented at the Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication Mid-Winter Conference, Norman, OK, Mar. 3-6, 2011.

Lynne Edwards, April Kontostathis, Jen Bayzick, India McGhee, Amanda Leatherman and Kristina Moore. Luring Language and Virtual Victims: Cyberpredators and Luring Communication Theory Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Singapore, June 22-24, 2010.

April Kontostathis, Lynne Edwards, Jen Bayzick, India McGhee, Amanda Leatherman and Kristina Moore. 2009. “Comparison of Rule-based to Human Analysis of Chat Logs.” 1st International Workshop on Mining Social Media (MSM09). Seville, Spain. Nov 2009.

Lynne Edwards. “CyberPredators and SuperStudents: Mentoring and protecting undergraduates who study online predators,” paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 22-26, 2009.

“Collaboration and convergence in a liberal arts college.” Panel convener and moderator. Convergence and Society: The Participatory Web Conference, October 8-11, 2008, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Panel members included Ursinus faculty members Lynne Edwards, Gordon Williams, April Kontostathis, and Gregory Scranton .

Lynne Edwards and April Kontostathis. “Content Analysis and the Chattrakker.” Convergence and Society: The Participatory Web Conference, October 8-11, 2008, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Lynne Edwards, Amanda Leatherman, April Kontostathis. “Luring language and virtual victims: Using Chattrakker to analyze online predator discourse.” Convergence and Society: The Participatory Web Conference, October 8-11, 2008, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.