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Paper Selected as a Featured Article in IEEE TPDS

Oct. 26, 2012: SCNARC article "Exploiting Friendship Relations for Efficient Routing in Mobile Social Networks", authored by former SCNARC student Eyuphan Bulut and Center Director Boleslaw Szymanski, was selected as a featured article in the December issue of IEEE TPDS.  The article is available for free to all readers at the journal's webpage. Atricle can be found here. The paper is designated as what is equivalent to the best paper among the 16 papers in the issue.  The article explores the impact of social ties on routing. (more)

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Dr. Pentland's team at MIT wins 2 categories at South by Southwest and Best Paper at SBP 2012

Mar. 16, 2012: Dr. Pentland's team at MIT won 2 out of 7 categories at South by Southwest for best real-world systems in the categories of News (social context in information diffusion) and in Health (continuous population monitoring.) South by Southwest is currently the world's leading place for startups and .orgs to compete, and the event brings more than 25,000 attendees and 670 competitors. More about this achievement can be read here. (more)