July 30, 2013

The British/Australian website, The Conversation, published Dr. Boleslaw Szymanski's brief about his collaborative work with the UCSB team on a genotype model of Twitter users.  The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.  The professional editorial team works with universities, CSIRO and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public.  They aim at allowing for better understanding of current affairs and complex issues.

The brief is available at http://theconversation.com/algorithms-can-predict-how-tweets-spread-16255

 

July 11, 2013
The article by Petko Bogdanov, Michael Busch, Jeff Moehlis, Ambuj K. Singh of the University of California Santa Barbara and the Center Director, Boleslaw K. Szymanski on the Social Media Genome: Modeling Individual Topic-Specific Behavior in Social Media (see http: arxiv.org/pdf/1309.0309v1) has been featured recently at MIT Technology Review, see http://www.technologyreview.com/...
May 28, 2013
SCNARC researcher Sibel Adali has published a new book titled "Modeling Trust Context in Networks" in the Springer Briefs series. An often used statement in trust is that it depends on context. This is meant to describe that how much an entity may trust another depends on external conditions, i.e. the context. However, there is little work on explaining what types of conditions are...
March 26, 2013
IEEE approved a new Transactions on Network Science and Engineering to be published starting in 2014. SCNARC Director, Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski and the ARL Lead for IRC, Dr. Ananthram Swami have been elected to the Steering Committee of the journal.
March 19, 2013
Atelier, a French website devoted to informing a broad audience on technological innovations important for industries, published an article about the SCNARC community detection algorithm authored by Jierui Xie and Boleslaw Szymanski. The original site in French can be found here, and it's edited Google translation in English here.
February 28, 2013
Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski, the Director of the Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center at RPI, is an invited speaker at the 4th Workshop on Complex Networks in Berlin, Germany. His talk titled "Impact of Social Networks on Human Mobility and Consensus" will be presented on March 15, 2013. The abstract of this talk is available here.
February 25, 2013
The American Association for the Advancement for Science session with SCNARC speakers was featured in The Economist article that discusses the impact of this research on social sciences. The article is available here.