Philipp Lorenz Talk

The September talk series continues full steam ahead. This week, you have a chance to see Philipp Lorenz talk about dynamics of topics in online social media. Philipp is a PhD student at TU Berlin’s Institut für Theoretische Physik in the Nonlinear Dynamics and Control: empirical networks and neurodynamics group. Phillip’s work focuses on temporal communities of hashtags,… Continue reading Philipp Lorenz Talk

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Bjarke Felbo on Emoji and Emotions

We continue the streak of exciting September talks. This time it’s DTU alum (now MIT) Bjarke Felbo who recently caused international press frenzy (see MIT Technology Review, BBC, Newsweek, Business Insider, The Telegraph, The Register, Huffington Post (FR), Numerama (FR) for details) with his sarcasm-savvy deep learning algorithm. Now there’s a great opportunity you can get… Continue reading Bjarke Felbo on Emoji and Emotions

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Bernardo Huberman Visit

Wow. We are lucky to have legendary researcher Bernardo Huberman visiting later this month. His production of high-impact papers, books, and patents are is too rich and plentiful to reproduce here, so I’ll simply quote Wikipedia’s summary! Bernardo Huberman is a Senior Fellow and Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, and Director of the Mechanisms… Continue reading Bernardo Huberman Visit

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Roberta Sinatra visit

I’m very excited to have Roberta Sinatra visiting the group for the week of April 3rd. She is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Network Science and Math Department at the Central European University in Budapest. Roberta works on ‘the science of success’, her most recent adventures resulting in two very impressive pieces in the interdisciplinary journal Science… Continue reading Roberta Sinatra visit

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Michael Szell Visit

We are very lucky to have Michael Szell visiting the week of April 3rd. Micheal is a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Social Sciences and visiting at Northeastern University, Center for Complex Network Research. He’s previously worked at the MIT Media Lab’s Senseable City Lab. Michael’s research focuses on a quantitative understanding of… Continue reading Michael Szell Visit

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Kim Albrecht Visit

We’re very lucky to have Kim Albrecht visit for a few days later this month. Kim is a gifted visual researcher and information designer. His work is absolutely amazing (beautiful as well as informative). Above is, for example, a summary of the careers of 128 tennis players;  read the full story here. We are very lucky to… Continue reading Kim Albrecht Visit

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Martin Rosvall Talk

Renowned network scientist and creator of InfoMap (probably the world’s best community detection algorithm for complex networks), Martin Rosvall, is visiting Copenhagen. And I’ve managed to convince him to visit DTU to give a talk! Martin is an associate professor at the department of physics at the university of Umeå (Sweden). He’s an accomplished author of… Continue reading Martin Rosvall Talk

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New paper in PNAS!

I’m super excited to announce that we recently had a new paper published in PNAS. And by ‘we’ I mean my former PhD Student Vedran Sekara (first author), my former PostDoc Arek Stopczynski, along with yours truly. You can download the whole thing by clicking right here. In addition to the paper itself, PNAS published a nice commentary on the paper… Continue reading New paper in PNAS!

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