January 28, 2020
The paper titled "Multiscale Online Media Simulation with SocialCube," by Tarek Abdelzaher, Jiawei Han, Yifan Hao, Andong Jing, Dongxin Liu, Shengzhong Liu, Hoang Hai, Nguyen, David M. Nicol, Huajie Shao, Tianshi Wang, Shuochao Yao, Yu Zhang, Omar Malik, Stephen Dipple, James Flamino, Fred Buchanan, Sam Cohen, Gyorgy Korniss, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski was published in Computational...
December 26, 2019
Paper titled "Dynamics of Crime Activities in the City Neighborhood Network," by Xiang Niu, Amr Elsisy, Noemi Derzsy, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski was published in Applied Network Science today. The paper focuses on analyzing criminal activities, their structure and dynamics that are fundamental for designing tools for crime prediction that can also guide crime prevention. Here, we...
December 17, 2019
The paper titled "On community structure in complex networks: challenges and opportunities," by Hocine Cherifi, Gergely Palla, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Xiaoyan Lu has been published in Applied Network Science vol. 4:117 (2017). The paper focuses on community structure that is one of the most relevant features encountered in numerous real-world applications of networked systems....
October 25, 2019
A paper titled "Supervised Learning of the Global Risk Network Activation from Media Event Reports," by Xian Liu, Gyorgy Korniss and Boleslaw K. Szymanski appeared in SN Computer Science, 1:29 (2020) on Oct. 14, 2019. The paper studies the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual reports of global risks which have the high impact on the world’s economy. Currently, many researchers analyze...
October 22, 2019
The paper titled "Identifying events in mobility data," by Branko Kavsek, Dunja Mladenic, Omar Malik, and Boleslaw Szymanski presented by Dr. Kavsek and published in Proc. Conference on Data Mining and Data Warehouses (SiKDD 2019) Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 7th, 2019. The paper explores interconnectivity of users via our smartphones and access to their phone locations tracked by...
October 17, 2019
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented the plenary invited talk on "AI in Network Science: Challenges and Opportunities," at the Advances in Artificial Intelligence Symposium (PP-RAI) in Wroclaw, Poland on Oct. 17, 2019. The talk discusses how Network Science, like many other disciplines of Science and Engineering, embraces advance in AI and attempts to apply them to their problems...
October 17, 2019
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented the invited plenary talk "Supervised Learning of the Global Risk Network Activation from Media Event Reports", coauthored by Dr. Xiang Niu and Prof. Gyorgy Korniss, at the Conference on Modelling Methods in Computer Systems, Networks and Bioinformatics in Paris, on October 14, 2019. The conference was organized under the auspices of the French...
October 04, 2019
On October 2, Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented an invited talk on "Finding Efficient Spreaders for Information Diffusion in Social Networks," co-authored by Panagiotis Karampourniotis, and Gyorgy Korniss. The talk was a part of the Renoir Satellite Workshop at the Conference on Complex Networks in Singapore. The talk focuses on a simple classic threshold model of contagion...
October 04, 2019
Prof. Janusz Holyst presented today a talk on "Finding the source of local information cascades in complex networks," co-authored Krzysztof Suchecki, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski at the Conference on Complex Systems in Singapore. The talk discuss the well-known problem of finding a source of epidemic or information spreading process in complex network representing society is obviously...
October 03, 2019
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented the paper "Optimal Control of Networked Risks: Minimizing Time and Energy" at the Conference on Complex System, Singapore in Oct. 1, 2019. The corresponding paper was co-authored by Dr. Xiang Niu and Prof. Jianxi Gao. The talk focuses on global risks that are intricately interconnected with each other and threaten modern societies through an...
September 17, 2019
A paper titled "An Experimental Approach to Identify Perceived Opinion Formation Thresholds from Social Media," by Derrik E. Asher, Justine Caylor, Alexis R. Neigel, Casey Doyle, Mark R Mittrick, John T Richardson, Gyorgy Korniss, and Boleslaw Szymanski was posted Defence Technical Information Center as ARL Technical Report ARL-TR-8763 on August 1, 2019. the paper focuses on...
September 14, 2019
Dr. Ashwin Bahulkar presented a demo titled "Modeling and predicting human social behavior" co-authored by Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Kevin Chan and Omar Lizardo at the showcase session at the 25th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, KDD'2019, in Anchorage, AK, August 4-8, 2019. The goal of the project is to predict how groups in social networks evolves over...
September 13, 2019
A new paper titled "A Regularized Stochastic Block Model for the robust community detection in complex networks," by Xiaoyan Lu and Boleslaw K. Szymanski was published in Scientific Reports, 9:13247 Sept. 13, 2019. Authors observe that the stochastic block model is able to generate random graphs with different types of network partitions, ranging from the traditional assortative...
August 29, 2019
Prof. Krzysztof Suchecki of Warsaw University of Technology presented today a seminar hosted by Prof. Szymanski titled "Detecting the source of spread in complex networks". The talk presented the results of paper by R. Paluch, X. Lu, K. Suchecki, B.K. Szymański, J.A. Hołyst, titled “Fast and accurate detection of spread source in large complex networks”, published in Scientific...
August 10, 2019
Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski presented the keynote talk at the Political Polarization Workshop on "Political Polarization in Legislative Branches" lead by Prof. Simon Levin in Princeton University on August 9, 2019. The talk focused on challenges to understand political polarization in legislative houses of the U.S. and selected European Union countries. Then, we describe a formal...