Refereed conference papers
Ackland, R., O'Neil M., Standish, R. and M. Buchhorn (2006), "VOSON: A Web Services Approach for Facilitating Research into Online Networks," refereed paper presented (by R. Ackland) at the Second International Conference on e-Social Science, 28-30 June 2006, University of Manchester. Download PDF (628KB)
Non-refereed conference papers/presentations
Ackland, R. (2006), "Towards a Model of the Link Economy," paper presented to Econophysics Colloquium, 14-18 November 2005, Canberra. Download PDF (148K). Note: this is a revised version.
Ackland, R., O'Neil M., Bimber B., Gibson, R. and S. Ward (2006), "New Methods for Studying Online Environmental-Activist Networks," paper presented (by R. Ackland) to 26th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, 24-30 April, Vancouver. Download paper PDF (1.3M) Download presentation PDF (1.4M)
O'Neil M. and R. Ackland (2006), "The Structural Role of Nanotechnology-Opposition in Online Environmental-Activist Networks," paper presented (by M. O'Neil) to 26th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, 24-30 April, Vancouver. Download paper PDF (1.6M) Download presentation PDF (570K)
O'Neil, M. and R. Ackland (2006), "Social Capital Accumulation Strategies in Anti-Nanotech Online Networks," presentation (by M. O'Neil) to Association of Internet Researchers conference, 27-30 September 2006, Brisbane. Download PDF (428K)
Ackland, R. - "Introduction to VOSON," Presentation on VOSON to Cornell Cybertools Project seminar, 4 May 2006.
Ackland, R. - "New Research into Online Environmental Activist Networks: A VOSON-enabled Project," presentation to "Age of Networks" seminar series, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 10 May 2006. Download PDF (1.5M)
Ackland, R. - "Social Science Research into Online Networks: The VOSON Project and System," Presentation to Network Theory Working Group III, CSIRO, 13 June 2006.
Ackland, R. - "Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON)," Presentation to "Researching the Web of Knowledge" workshop, Oxford Internet Institute, 26 June 2006.
Ackland, R. - "Approaches to Modelling the Link Economy," Presentation to Institute for Advanced Studies seminar, Vienna, 5 July 2006.
Ackland, R. - "Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON)," Presentation to Statistical Machine Learning seminar, National ICT Australia (NICTA), 19 December 2006.
The Social Impact of Nanotechnology Symposium was held at the ANU on August 3rd, 2006. Organised by R. Ackland and M. O'Neil.
Ackland, R. and M. O'Neil (2006), "Social Movements in Response to Nanotechnologies," VOSON-ANU briefing note for Center for Nanotechnology in Society (UC-Santa Barbara) submission to National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office Workshop on Public Participation and Nanotechnology, May 30-31, Arlington, Va. Download PDF (393K)