General Chair's Welcome Message

On behalf of Matsuyama University, it is our honour to host and help organize the 9th International Conference on Behavioural and Social Computing (BESC 2022). I would like to extend my warmest greetings to all the attendees of this excellent event.

Matsuyama University aims to be a world-class multidisciplinary college with a significant positive impact on the region and the world, in the fields of science, engineering, and technology. The interdisciplinary nature of this conference is unique in terms of topics, organization team, and scientific committee. BESC synergizes fields like AI, Digital Humanities, Design, and Psychology. 

We look forward to seeing high-quality research results presented at the conference and to see the BESC 2022 community growing and becoming internationally recognized in leading these extremely important fields of research and education.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Professor Shiro UESUGI
Professor, Matsuyama University

Professor Yan Jia
Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China

Chair’s Welcome Message

On behalf of the steering committee of the International Conference on Behavioral and Social Computing (BESC2022), I would like to express our gratitude to Matsuyama University for hosting and supporting BESC 2022. This will be the first edition of this conference in Japan. BESC has always been welcoming to new ideas and interdisciplinary research. Our committee includes world-renowned researchers in AI, social networking, social and cyberpsychology, linguistics, and human-computer interaction. We aim to receive quality contributions, and we are committed to providing the best feedback and program to our BESC community.

We look forward to seeing your submissions and to seeing you all in Japan! 

Professor Guandong Xu 
University of Technology Sydney
Chair of BESC Steering Committee

What is New

Welcome to BESC 2022

The 9th International Conference on Behavioral and Social Computing (BESC 2022) will be a hybrid mode Conference, hosted by Matsuyama University, Japan, 29-31 October 2022. BESC conference aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from artificial intelligence, computational social sciences, natural language processing, business and marketing, and behavioral and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.

Following the successful BESC 2014 in Shanghai, China, BESC 2015 in Nanjing, China, BESC 2016 in Durham, NC, USA, BESC 2017 in Krakow, Poland, BESC 2018 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, BESC 2019 in Beijing, China, BESC 2020 in Bournemouth, the United Kingdom, BESC 2021 in Doha, Qatar BESC 2022 will be a HYBRID MODE CONFERENCE, hosted by Matsuyama University, Ehime, Japan, 29-31 Oct 2022. 

Journal Special Issues

Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore's scope and quality requirements. Top-quality papers will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals.
Array Opening Up Computer Science
CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology
World Wide Web Journal (Springer)
Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer)
Web Intelligence
Information Discovery and Delivery
IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
Human-Centric Intelligent Systems