Lab Director, Noshir Contractor participated in the closing panel, “Reflections: Lessons learned,” at the 22nd Annual Organization Science Winter Conference: Innovations & Organizations on February 7th, 2016 alongside Natalya Vinokurova (Wharton), Todd Zenger (University of Utah), Martin Schulz (British Columbia at Vancouver).… Read the rest
Noshir Contractor gave a keynote talk at the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining on August 27th in Paris, France. The title of his speech was “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.”
This week we have a new lab member joining us, Yulia Popova. She is coming all the way from Moscow, Russia, where she is a member of theÂ International Laboratory for Applied Network Research at the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Head over to her page, here, to learn […]
SONIC Members presented at The International Sunbelt Social Network ConferenceÂ in Brighton, UK on June 23â€“ June 28, 2015. The dates, times, and locations, as well as abstracts for select presentations, can be found below. Abstracts A Multi-Relational Event Model for Understanding Channel Selection Aaron Schecter & Noshir Contractor […]
Noshir Contractor gave a talk on June 9th, 2015 at the Vienna University of Technology’s PhD School Series in Vienna, Austria. The title of the series was “Current Trends in Computer Science,” and Contractor’s talk was titled “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.” Read more about the […]
Noshir Contractor gave a keynote talk at NetSci Computational Social Science Conference in Zaragoza, Spain on June 2nd, 2015. The title of the talk was “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.” Read more about the conference here.
Noshir Contractor was a Distinguished Lecturer at North Carolina State University’s Laboratory for Analytic Sciences. On June 18th, 2015, he delivered a talk titled “Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challeng...
On June 15th, 2015, at the the Big Boulder Initiative in Boulder, Colorado, Noshir Contractor and colleagues Laura NorÃ©n and Wei Wang, gave a talk that discusses How Social Data is Changing Network and Communication Science with Online Collaborative...
In Mason A. Portersâ€™ article in the Oxford University Press â€œWhat do rumors, diseases, and memes have in common?â€� the idea presented is multilayer networks. Multilayer networks are networks that will fix the incorrect predictions about the spreading of information through different networks. Porter argues that many incorrect predictions of […]