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
October 21, 2016
Chapter 4 entitled "The spread of opinions in societies," by Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Omar Lizardo, Casey Doyle, Panagiotis Karampourniotis, Pramesh Singh, Gyorgy Korniss, and Jonathan Bakdash, pp. 61-84, was published in the book Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making: Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability, edited by Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman,...
October 21, 2016
A paper entitled "Analysis of Link Formation, Persistence and Dissolution in NetSense Data," by Ashwin Bahulkar, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Omar Lizardo, Nitesh Chawla, Yuxiao Dong, and Yang Yang was presented at the 6th International Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Applications in San Francisco, CA, on August 18, 2016. The paper was one of the three nominated for the best...
August 13, 2016
The Center Director, Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski presented an NS CTA Lecture entitled "Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks" at the ARL, Adelphia, MA on August 9, 2016.
July 28, 2016
A paper entitled "Towards Limited Scale-free Topology with Dynamic Peer Participation," by Xiaoyan Lu, Eyuphan Bulut, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski  has been published in Computer Networks 106, September 2016, pp. 109-121. The paper is available via a link http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~szymansk/papers/comnet-06-16.pdf
June 27, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski was a panelist at the Editor’s Panel with Science, Science Advances, Nature Human Behavior and American Journal of Sociology Editors at the Second International Conference on Computational Social Science, Evanston, IL on June 25, 2016.
June 27, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski presented a talked titled: “Opinion Diversity and the Stability of Social Systems: Implications from a Model of Social Influence,” by W. Pickering, B.K. Szymanski, and C. Lim at the Second International Conference on Computational Social Science, Evanston, IL on June 24, 2016.
June 05, 2016
Congratulations to the following students who received departmental awards: the Hillard B, Huntington Award in physics: Panagiotis Karampourmiotis, advisor Prof. Gyorgy Korniss; the Joaquin B. Diaz Prize in mathematics: William Pickering, advisor Prof. Chjan Lim; the Del and Ruth Karger Dissertation Prize in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Yulia Tyshchuk, advisor Prof. William...
June 04, 2016
The following two talks were presented at the International School and Networks Science Conference, NetSci, a flagship conference of Network Science Society, in Seul, Korea, May 30-June3, 2016: Tao Jia talk on A Simple Model of Research Interest Evolution, co-authors Dashun Wang, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski; Jaroslaw Jankowski talk on Sequential Seeding in Social Networks with the...
June 04, 2016
During the 210th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduation Ceremony the following students received degrees: US Army Col. Thomas Babbitt (May, 2016), Ph.D., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, thesis title: "Information Assurance in Resource Constraint Networks," Dr. Babbitt joins the US Military Academy at West Point, NY as Academy Assistant Professor; Hao Li (December 2015),...
June 03, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw K.Szymanski presented an invited DSO talk on "Computational Social Networks," at DARPA, Arlington, VA on May 26, 2016.