January 11, 2016
Professor Boleslaw Szymanski was the General Co-Chair of NetSci X, Wroclaw, Poland, Jan 11-13, 2016. The Conference gathered 230 participants from 29 countries and included five keynotes from leaders in the field and 7 invited talks from young stars as well as 77 contributed talks. For more information: www.netsci-x.net
January 11, 2016
January 11-13, 2016: The NetSci X 2016 Conference was held in Wroclaw Poland on January 11-13, 2016. The second conference in a new series of experimental NetSci's, focused on the rise of computational network science. The keynote and invited speakers covered the broad range of disciplines contributing to network science. The detailed information about the event is available at www...
January 06, 2016
Professor Korniss presented an invited talk on “Cascading Overload Failures in Spatially-Embedded and Random Networks with Distributed Flows” at the Statistical Physics Seminar, Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Budapest, Hungary on January 6, 2016.
January 01, 2016
SCNARC has become an external partner on the four year EU Grant “Renoir” in the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie program for long term visits of EU researchers in the world-leading research centers at external partner institutions (in addition to RPI, Stanford University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore; Jan. 2016 to Dec. 2019.
January 01, 2016
Rush University awarded Boleslaw Szymanski a $50,000 grant titled "Theory Building and Hypothesis Testing of a Multilayer Network" for research to be conducted from Jan. 2016 – Aug. 2016
December 06, 2015
December 6-7, 2015: Network Frontier Workshop 2015 at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. It is a two-day event highlighting current research on network dynamics. Presentations will emphasize physical principles underlying control and collective behavior in networks of dynamical systems, as well as network problems in biological, ecological, social, and physical systems. More...
December 02, 2015
D. Hunt, F. Molnár Jr., B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss, "Extreme Fluctuations in Stochastic Network Coordination with Time Delays", Phys. Rev. E (in press, 2015); http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.03142.
December 02, 2015
P.D. Karampourniotis, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss, "The Impact of Heterogeneous Thresholds on Social Contagion with Multiple Initiators", PLOS ONE 10(11): e0143020 (2015); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143020.
December 02, 2015
A grant titled "Design of Synergy Landscapes: A Multilayer Network for Collaboration in Biological Research" in the amount of $50,000 was awarded by Rush University Medical School to NeST.
November 25, 2015
A paper on predicting disaster relief donation using social media, by Rostyslav Korolov, Justin Peabody, Allen Lavoie, Sanmay Das, Malik Magdon-Ismail and William Wallace, has appeared online in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2015, Pages 292-297.
November 18, 2015
Rush University granted $50,000 initiation grant to Prof. Szymanski, to support RAship for Konstantin Kuzmin to work on joint project for NIH application.
November 18, 2015
Graduate student, Konstantin Kuzmin, was a member of the Program Committee for NetSci X 2016, which selected the program for the conference.
November 11, 2015
Mingming Chen successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis titled: DISCOVERING COMMUNITY STRUCTURE BY OPTIMIZING COMMUNITY QUALITY METRICS (advisor Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski).
November 09, 2015
On October 2nd, a broad collaborative paper with life scientists on "Identifying robust communities and multi-community nodes by combining topdown and bottom-up approaches to clustering" by Mingming Chen, Boleslaw Szymanski, Konstantin Kuzmin, Jierui Xie of NeST, Chris Gaiteri, Changkyu Lee, Timothy Blanche, Elias Chaibub Neto, Su-Chun Huang, Thomas Grabowski, Tara Madhyastha and...
November 06, 2015
Heng Ji, a PI in IPAN Thrust of NS CTA, and member of the NeST Center at RPI and her team have won the first prize on all the tracks that they have participated in 2015, which were (i) Entity Discovery and Linking, (ii) Event Nugget Detection, (iii) Event Coreference Resolution and (iv) Slot Filling Validation Filtering. More than 40 teams from the world joined the competition,...