Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center

The ARL Social Cognitive Network Academic Research Center (SCNARC) has been created and funded as a part of the US Army Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance together with three other centers focusing on different kind of networks. The funding of SCNARC comes predominantly from the US Army and the Army Research Laboratory plays the key role in guiding the research directions of NS CTA. The principal member of the Center is Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute while the remaining members are CUNY, IBM TJ Watson Research Laboratory, and Northeastern University. The Center includes also collaborators from the Army Research Laboratory, Indiana University, University of Maryland, MIT, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame and NYU. The Center will collaborate closely with other centers of the Network Science CTA.

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B. Cross presented at talk titled "Twitter Influencers and Increased MediaI Polarization during two U.S. Presidential Elections," co-authored by J. Flamino and B. K. Szymanski at al. at CCS21, Oct. 27, 2021

Nov. 09, 2021: Brendan Cross presented at talk titled "Twitter Influencers and Increased MediaI Polarization during two U.S. Presidential Elections," co-authored by Stuart Feldman, James Flamino, Alessandro Galeazzi, Brendan Cross, Zhenkun Zhou, Matteo Serafino, Alexandre Bovet , Hernán A. Makse, and Boleslaw K. (more)

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A paper titled "A Network Generator for Covert Network Structures," by Amr Elsisy, Aamir Mandviwalla, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Thomas Sharkey has appeared in Information Sciences vol.584, pp. 387-398, Jan. 2022

Nov. 06, 2021: A paper titled "A Network Generator for Covert Network Structures," by Amr Elsisy, Aamir Mandviwalla, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Thomas Sharkey has appeared in Information Sciences vol.584, pp. 387-398, Jan. 2022 and is available at the link provided below. The paper focuses on organizational structures in covert networks, such as criminal or terrorist networks. (more)

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A paper titled "From Data to Complex Network Control of Airline Flight Delays" by Xiang Niu, Chunheng Jiang, Jianxi Gao, Gyorgy Korniss, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski has been published in Scientific Reports today

Sep. 21, 2021: A paper titled "From Data to Complex Network Control of Airline Flight Delays" by Xiang Niu, Chunheng Jiang, Jianxi Gao, Gyorgy Korniss, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski has been published in Scientific Reports, 11:18715 on September 21, 2021. Many critical complex systems and networks are continuously monitored, creating vast volumes of data describing their dynamics. (more)

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Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented an invited talk title "A Network Generator for Covert Network Structures," at the Panel on Detecting Threatening Behavior, The 9/11 Symposium, Create Center, USC, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 2021

Sep. 16, 2021: Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented an invited talk titled "A Network Generator for Covert Network Structures," at the Panel on Detecting Threatening Behavior, The 9/11 Symposium, Create Center, USC, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 2021. The talk focused on organizational structures in covert networks, such as criminal or terrorist networks. (more)

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A paper titled "A partial knowledge of friends of friends speeds social search,: by Amr Elsisy, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Jasmine A. Plum, Miao Qi, Alex Pentland, was published in PLoS ONE 16(8):e0255982 on August 19, 2021,

Aug. 20, 2021: A paper titled "A partial knowledge of friends of friends speeds social search,: by Amr Elsisy, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Jasmine A. Plum, Miao Qi, Alex Pentland, was published in PLoS ONE 16(8):e0255982 on August 19, 2021. Milgram empirically showed that people knowing only connections to their friends could locate any person in the U.S. in a few steps. (more)

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A paper titled "Nuclear reaction network unveils novel reaction patterns based on stellar energies," by Chunheng Jiang, Boleslaw K Szymanski, Jie Lian, Shlomo Havlin, Jianxi Gao was published in New J. Phys

Aug. 19, 2021: A paper titled "Nuclear reaction network unveils novel reaction patterns based on stellar energies," by Chunheng Jiang, Boleslaw K Szymanski, Jie Lian, Shlomo Havlin, Jianxi Gao was published in New J. Phys, 23:083035, 2021. (more)

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Radoslaw Michalski presented a talk titled "Cognition-driven Temporal Social Networks," coauthored by Boleslaw K. Szymanski et al. at the Networks 2021 Conference, remote, on July 6, 2021

Aug. 06, 2021: Radoslaw Michalski presented a talk titled "Cognition-driven Temporal Social Networks," coauthored by Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Przemyslaw Kazienko, Christian Lebiere, Omar Lizardo, and Marcin Kulisiewicz at the Networks 2021 Conference, remote, on July 6, 2021. (more)

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Prof. Hołyst presented and invited talk titled "Multiplicity of social attributes enhances Heider interactions in social triads," coauthored by Boleslaw K. Szymanski et al. at 11th FENSE Symposium on July 2, 2021

Aug. 05, 2021: Prof. Janusz Hołyst presented an invited talk titled "Multiplicity of social attributes enhances Heider interactions in social triads," coauthored Piotr Górski, Joanna Linczuk, Raissa D’Souza, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Klavdiya Bochenina at the 11th Polish Symposium on Physics in Economy and Social Sciences, FENS2021, remote, July 2, 2021. (more)

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Boleslaw Szymanski presented invited talk titled "From Data to Complex Network Control With Applications to COVID-19 Pandemic and Airline Flight Delays" at the 11th Polish Symposium on Physics in Economy and Social Sciences, FENS2021, online, July 2, 2021

Aug. 04, 2021: Boleslaw Szymanski presented invited talk titled "From Data to Complex Network Control With Applications to COVID-19 Pandemic and Airline Flight Delays" co-authored by Gyorgy Korniss, Jianxi Gao, Xiang Niu, and Chunheng Jiang from NEST, RPI at the 11th Polish Symposium on Physics in Economy and Social Sciences, FENS2021, online, July 2, 2021. (more)