Author Archive: Brent

Contractor provides seminar at UDD in Santiago

Contractor provides seminar at UDD in Santiago

Citation: Contractor, N. (2019, January). Avances y proyecciones de Computational Social Sciences. Presenter at the Universidad del Desarrollo Facultad de Gobierno, Santiago, Chile.  read more »

 

Contractor provides keynote at NetSci-X

Contractor provides keynote at NetSci-X

Citation: Contractor, N. (January 4, 2019). Relational Analytics: Transforming the future of work. Keynote address at the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci-X), Santiago, Chile.  read more »

 

Gómez-Zará presents at NetSci-X 2019 in Santiago

Gómez-Zará presents at NetSci-X 2019 in Santiago

Diego Gómez-Zará presents, “Using relational event modeling for understanding team formation mechanisms in teams assembled online” at the central winter conference on Network Science, NetSci-X, in Santiago, Chile. This conference brings together leading researchers and innovators to connect, meet and establish... read more »

 

Cameron DeChurch accepted early decision to Duke

SONIC summer intern, Cameron DeChurch, was accepted early decision to Duke University. Congratulations!    read more »

 

The SONIC & ATLAS Teams to present at NASA HRP IWS

The SONIC & ATLAS Teams to present at NASA HRP IWS
 

Brennan Antone presents work at #ComplexNetworks18

Brennan Antone presents work at #ComplexNetworks18

Brennan Antone presents work with Alina Lungeanu and Noshir Contractor at the Complex Networks 2018 Conference in Cambridge, U.K. He spoke about extensions to autologistic actor attribute models for multi-attribute influence processes to better understand modern contraceptive usage in Kenyan villages.  read more »

 

Cameron DeChurch presents at #ComplexNetworks18

Cameron DeChurch presents at #ComplexNetworks18

Dec 11, 2018 – SONIC summer intern, Cameron DeChurch, presented at the 7th International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications. This summer he used historical records to construct digital networks of the collaboration among Florentine Renaissance painters. His paper with Noshir Contractor, “Using... read more »

 

In Team Sports, Chemistry Matters

In Team Sports, Chemistry Matters

When Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh signed with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Miami Heat in 2010 as free agents, basketball fans and sports pundits heralded the arrival of the league’s first “super team.” Yet despite boasting a starting lineup featuring three of the league’s best players,... read more »

 

Hoagland presented at Futures of Finance and Society Conference in Edinburgh

Brent Hoagland, lab manager, presented his master’s thesis, “The Plumbing of Wall Street: a case study of a hedge fund’s back-office,” at the Futures of Finance and Society Conference at the University of Edinburgh.  read more »

 

Contractor discusses the approaches and open problems across the field of network sciences at NASN

At the North American Regional Social Networks (NASN) Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) in Washington, D.C., Contractor spoke as a panel member to discuss common and complementary themes, approaches, and open problems across the major field of network sciences — primarily... read more »