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.
June 03, 2016
A paper titled "Analysis of the high-dimensional naming game with committed minorities," by William Pickering, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Chjan Lim has been published in Physical Review E 93(5):052311 May 26, (2016).
June 03, 2016
A paper titled "Competing Effects of Social Balance and Influence," by Pramesh Singh, Sameet Sreenivasan, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Gyorgy Korniss has been published in Physical Review E 93:042306, April 24, (2016).
June 03, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented the Douglas Mercer ‘77 Distinguished Lecture on The Rise of Computational Social Networks, in the Electrical, Computer and System Engineering Department of RPI on April 20, 2016.
June 03, 2016
A paper titled "Trust Based Secure Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks," by Thomas Babbitt, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski has been published in Proc. 2016 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2016 pp. 846-851.
June 02, 2016
A paper titled "Social consensus and tipping points with opinion inertia," by C. Doyle, S. Sreenivasan, B. K. Szymanski, G. Korniss has been published in Physica A 443:326-323, February 1 (2016).
June 02, 2016
The following student and postdocs of the Center presented at the March 14-18 APS meeting, Baltimore, MD the following talks: Stephen Dipple "The Impact of Selectivity on Fitness Evolution in the Multi-Generational Matching Problem," co-authors G. Korniss, B. Szymanski; Casey Doyle "Impact of Bursty Communication Patterns on Naming Game Competitions," co-authors B. Szymanski, G....
June 02, 2016
The center postdoc, Dr. Tao Jia, joined Southwest University in Chongqing, China as a faculty member as of March 11, 2016.
March 23, 2016
Mar. 22, 2016: A new paper by Mingming Chen, Ashwin Bahulkar, Konstantin Kuzmin, and Boleslaw Szymanski, title "Improving Network Community Structure with Link Prediction Ranking" has been accepted for the Proceedings 7th Workshop on Complex Networks, Dijon, France, March 23-25 2016.
February 03, 2016
Thomas Babbitt successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on February 3, 2016, titled: Information Assurance in Resource Constraint Networks. (advisor Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski).
January 14, 2016
Jan. 14, 2016: Professor Szymanski presented and invited talk on "Quantifying Patterns in the Evolution of Scientific Research Interests," at the Renoir Workshop, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, January 14, 2016.
January 13, 2016
Konstantin Kuzmin presented a talk titled "Synergy Landscapes: A Multilayer Network for Collaboration in Biological Research”, at NetSci-X 2016 in Poland on January 13, 2016. The paper on which the talk was based was coauthored also by Chris Gaiteri of Rush University and Boleslaw Szymanski. The paper was published in Advances in Network Science, A. Wierzbicki, U. Brandes, F....