The SONIC Speaker Series Job Talk: Brian Keegan on Nov. 13th, 2015

SONIC Lab is proud to welcome Brian Keegan, who will present a talk on Friday, November 13th, 2015 at 1:30 PM in the SONIC Lab in the Frances Searle Building 1-459. All are welcome to attend.

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Collaboration in Bursty Information Systems: Wikipedia’s Coverage of Breaking News Events


Bursts are characterized by a sudden onset, significant change in intensity, and temporary duration of collective social behavior.… Read the rest

Ludo Waltman’s Talk is Now Live on Youtube

DSC_0035On September 9th, 2015, Ludo Waltman visited Northwestern University’s SONIC Lab to give a talk on Large-scale analysis of bilbliometric networks: Tools, techniques, and applications. Ludo’s full abstract, as well as the presentation, can be seen below.

Large-scale analysis of bibliometric networks: Tools, techniques, and applications


The analysis of bibliometric networks has the potential to offer deep insights into the structure and dynamics of science.… Read the rest