February 09, 2017
On February 8, 2017, Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski presented a talk on "Social Networks and Influence through the Prism of Cognition" at the research seminar of the Department of Cognitive Sciences at RPI. Prof. Szymanski discussed ties in social networks that are often represented as unweighted solid lines. Yet, human social interactions are driven by temporary events such as meeting...
February 03, 2017
The paper is available on Scientific Report site and at http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~szymansk/papers/srep41750.pdf. The authors study the effect of making commitment variable has on the dynamics of the system. Committed nodes are assigned a commitment strength, w, defining their willingness to lose (in waning), gain (for increasing) or both (in variable) commitment to an opinion.
December 21, 2016
Prof. Eyuphan Bulut of VCU and former member of SCNARC and Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski of SCNARC wrote a paper on Mobile Energy Sharing through Power Buddies that was accepted for presentation at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), March 19-22, 2017, San Francisco, CA and publication in conference proceedings by IEEE Press.
November 22, 2016
Buster Holzbauer of Computer Science Department defended a Ph.D. thesis supervised by Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski and titled "How Embedding of Social Ties in Space Impacts Human Behavior".  The public defense took place on November 22, 2016.
November 17, 2016
William Pickering of Math Department defended a Ph.D. thesis supervised by Prof. Chjan Lim and titled "Solution of Urn Models by Generating Functions with Applications to Social, Physical, Biological, and Network Sciences". The public defense took place on November 10, 2016.
November 17, 2016
Dr. Bruno Goncalves of New York University presented a SCNARC seminar titled "Information Diffusion On and Off Line" on October 20, 2016.
November 17, 2016
Prof. Dunja Mladena and Dr. Gregor Leban of Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana Slovenia, presented a SCNARC seminar titled "Cross-lingual World Events" on October 4, 2016. Prof. Mladena visited SCNARC with a group of scientists from her Laboratory at Jozef Stefan Institute and Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School. The visit was a part of international collaborative EU...
November 17, 2016
Prof. Janusz Holyst, Warsaw Polytechnic Institute, Poland, presented a SCNARC seminar titled "Detecting and modelling of collective emotions in on-line communities" on September 1, 2016. Prof. Holyst visited SCNARC with a group of scientists from his Laboratory in the Department of Physics. The visit was a part of international collaborative EU Grant, Renoir.
November 16, 2016
A paper titled "Clustering, Prominence and Social Network Analysis on Incomplete Networks," by Kshiteesh Hegde, Malik Magdon-Ismail, Boleslaw Szymanski, and Konstantin Kuzmin has been accepted for publication and will be presented at at the 5th International Workshop on Complex Networks and their Applications, Milan, Italy, November 29-December 2, 2016. The proceedings will be...
October 28, 2016
The collaborative paper titled "Information Cascades in Feed-based Networks of Users with Limited Attention," by Sameet Sreenivasan, Kevin S. Chan, Ananthram Swami, Gyorgy Korniss and Boleslaw Szymanski has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transaction on. Network Science and Engineering, 4 (2017)
October 28, 2016
The paper titled "Supporting novel biomedical research via multilayer collaboration networks," by Konstantin Kuzmin, Xiaoyan Lu, Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, Juntao Zhuang, Chris Gaiteri and Boleslaw K. Szymanski has been accepted for publication in Springer journal Applied Social Networks 1, 2016. The preprint is available at http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~szymansk/papers/synergy-apns.pdf
October 21, 2016
A paper entitled "Co-evolution of two networks representing different social relations in NetSense," by Ashwin Bahulkar, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Kevin Chan and Omar Lizardo has been accepted for presentation at the 5th International Workshop on Complex Networks and their Applications, to be held on Nov. 30 - Dec. 02, 2016 in Milan, Italy. The paper will be included in the...
October 21, 2016
A paper titled "Clustering, Prominence and Social Network Analysis on Incomplete Networks," by Kshiteesh Hegde, Malik Magdon-Ismail, Boleslaw Szymanski, and Konstantin Kuzmin has been accepted for presentation at the 5th International Workshop on Complex Networks and their Applications, to be held on Nov. 30 - Dec. 02, 2016 in Milan, Italy. The paper will be included in the...
October 21, 2016
Rethinking Offloading WiFi Access Point Deployment from User PerspectiveEyuphan Bulut, Boleslaw K. SzymanskiIEEE WiMob 2016 Workshop on Smart Environments & Urban Networking, (SEUNet 2016) pp. 59-65October 17, NY City, NY
October 21, 2016
A paper titled "Benford's Distribution in Complex Networks," by Mikolaj Morzy, Tomasz Kajdanowicz, and Boleslaw Szymanski has been published by Scientific Reports, 6, Article 34917, 2016. doi:10.1038/srep34917