Author Archive: dag8523

SONIC papers presented at the 1st NASN Conference in DC

Four SONIC papers were presented at the 1st North America Social Networks (NASN) Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), held on July 26th, 2017 – July 30th, 2017 in DC, USA. (more…)  read more »


Diego Gomez-Zara will attend the Web Science Summer School 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia

Between July 1st-8th, Diego Gomez-Zara, graduate student at SONIC Lab, will attend the upcoming WSTNet Web Science Summer School in St. Petersburg, Russia. He is going to present his work “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.”  read more »


Diego Gomez-Zara will present an ERGMs workshop at SocVis

On August 12th, SONIC’s Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará is going to conduct a workshop to the group SocVis, at the Universidad Católica’s Department of Computer Science, Santiago, Chile. He is going to teach Exponential Random Graphs Models (ERGM), a technique for the statistical modeling of social networks.  read more »


The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks

Machine-learning project will analyse 1,000 years of maps and manuscripts from the floating city’s golden age. History hangs heavy at the Frari, and computer scientist Frédéric Kaplan likes it that way. He has an ambition to capture well over 1,000 years of records in dynamic digital form, encompassing the glorious... read more »


How to judge a book by its network

Taking advantage of the ‘customers who bought this item also bought’ feature of online commerce, this study constructed a co-purchase network of political books and science books. Researches found a clear division, which they label “partisan differences in the consumption of science”. Both groups bought science... read more »


Diego Gomez-Zara presented two posters at NetSci 2017

On June 23rd, SONIC’s Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará is going to present his research on social movements at the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci). This year, the conference will be hosted in Indianapolis, USA. Diego will present two posters “The role of social movement organizations... read more »


Diego Gomez-Zara wil present at ICA 2017

On May 28th, the Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará presented his research on social movements at the 67th conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). This year, the conference was hosted in San Diego, USA. Diego presented on “The Role of Social Movement Organizations in Twitter: Evidence From the Chilean... read more »