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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Today, Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented a talk entitled "Finding Efficient Spreaders for Information Diffusion in Social Networks," at the Department of Computer Science a the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Nov. 07, 2018: Today, Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented a talk entitled "Finding Efficient Spreaders for Information Diffusion in Social Networks," at the Department of Computer Science a the University of California, Santa Barbara. The talk focuses on recent global events and their poor predictability are often attributed to the complexity of the world event dynamics. (more)

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Prof. Petko Bogdanov presented a talk on "Treating time as a first-class citizen in dynamic graph mining" hosted by Boleslaw Szymanski at the joint colloquium of CS Department and NEST Center

Oct. 30, 2018: Prof. Petko Bogdanov of University at Albany, SUNY presented a talk entitled "Treating time as a first-class citizen in dynamic graph mining" hosted by Boleslaw Szymanski at the joint colloquium of Department of Computer Science and NEST Center on October 29, 2018. (more)

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A paper entitled "Entropy Measures of Human Communication Dynamics," by Marcin Kulisiewicz, Przemyslaw Kazienko, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Radoslaw Michalski was published by Scientific Reports, 8:15697. Oct., 2018.

Oct. 27, 2018: A paper entitled "Entropy Measures of Human Communication Dynamics," by Marcin Kulisiewicz, Przemyslaw Kazienko, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Radoslaw Michalski was published by (more)

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Paper on "Integrative Analytics for Detecting and Disrupting Transnational Interdependent Criminal Smuggling, Money, and Money-Laundering Networks," co-authored by Thomas Sharkey and Boleslaw K. Szymanski got the best paper award at the HST'18 conference.

Oct. 25, 2018: The paper entitled "Integrative Analytics for Detecting and Disrupting Transnational Interdependent Criminal Smuggling, Money, and Money-Laundering Networks," by Ashwin Bahulkar, (more)

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Boleslaw K. Szymanski participated an invitational workshop organized by Amazon on October 17 in Seattle titled “All Boats Rise? Social Capital, Promise and Peril” in a session titled “No One is an (I) Land.”

Oct. 18, 2018: Boleslaw K. Szymanski participated an invitational workshop organized by Amazon on October 17 in Seattle titled “All Boats Rise? Social Capital, Promise and Peril” in a session titled “No One is an (I) Land.” At the meeting, Prof. (more)

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Joanna Toruniewska, RENOIR visitor to the Center presented a seminar entitled "The new constant of motion for coevolving voter model" hosted by Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski on October 11, 2018

Oct. 12, 2018: Joanna Toruniewska, a RENOIR researcher from Warsaw Technological University in Poland visiting the NEST Center presented a seminar entitled "The new constant of motion for coevolving voter model" hosted by Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski on October 11, 2018 (more)

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Dr. Joel Branch, Ph.D. graduate from Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski resaerch group and former researcher at the center, is featured in the People of ACM Bulletin

Sep. 18, 2018: Dr. Joel Branch defended his Ph.D. thesis "Opportunistic Routing and Middleware Composition for Sensor and Actuator Networks," with Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski in May 2007 and embarked on a distinguished career with IBM Research Laboratory, ESPN, and currently is the Director of Platform Development and AI Architect at Lucd. Dr. (more)

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The Nature publishers posted a paper by Tao Jia, Dashun Wang and Boleslaw K. Szymanski entitled "Quantifying patterns of research-interest evolution" at a list of the recent best six papers on scientific careers

Sep. 07, 2018: Recently, the Nature publishers posted a list of the best six papers on scientific careers, which includes a paper entitled “Quantifying patterns of research-interest evolution,” by Tao Jia, Dashun Wang and and Boleslaw K. Szymanski published in Nature Human Behavior, 1:0078 (2017). The paper is available at the link below. (more)