Author Archive: Michael Schultz

SONIC at IEEE/ACM ASONAM in Barcelona

Generative Modeling of Human Behavior and Social Interactions Using Abductive Analysis Abstract: Abduction is an inference approach that uses data and observations to identify plausible (and preferably, best) explanations for phenomena. Applications of abduction (e.g., robotics, genetics, image understanding) have largely... read more »

 

How Can Social Science Become More Solutions-Oriented?

A conversation between researchers at Kellogg and Microsoft explores how behavioral science can best be applied:  https://insight.kellogg.northwestern.edu/article/how-can-social-science-become-more-solutions-oriented  read more »

 

Seniors’ usage of mobile social network sites

Seniors’ usage of mobile social network sites: Applying theories of innovation diffusion and uses and gratifications Myung Ja Kim, Choong-Ki Lee, Noshir S. Contractor Abstract: Seniors are substantial users of mobile devices to communicate and participate in mobile social network sites (MSNS) to interact, but there... read more »

 

SONIC Lab presented at Academy of Management 2018

On August 11-14, Professor Noshir Contractor and SONIC Alumna Jacqueline Ng presented at the 2018 Academy of Management Conference held in Chicago, Illinois. Contractor, N. S. Some Assembly Required: Teaming in the 21st Century. Paper presented at the Innovations in Teaching Teamwork PDW Workshop Contractor, N. S. Multi-theoretical... read more »

 

IIT Madras to collaborate with Northwestern University for research in data science

From the Economic Times: Sreeradha Basu Aug 14, 2018, 03.39 PM IST IIT Madras has tied up with Northwestern University, US, for carrying out broad-based research collaboration in data science, web science, network science and computational social science. The institutes signed an MoU recently to launch a joint project... read more »

 

Research Lab Manager Position

The SONIC research group and ATLAS laboratory at Northwestern University invite applications for a research lab manager to support lab directors Noshir Contractor (SONIC) and Leslie DeChurch (ATLAS) on administrative and operational aspects of their research portfolios. The lab manager will be responsible for supporting... read more »

 

SONIC Speaker Series 2017-2018

SONIC Speaker Series 2017-2018

PDF version of the schedule: SONIC Speaker Series 2017-2018  read more »

 

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Esther Sackett – December 7, 2pm

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Esther Sackett – December 7, 2pm

The SONIC Speaker Series presents Esther Sackett Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Expertise Awareness in Multi-Organizational Collaboration: The Role of Goal Awareness SONIC Lab is proud to welcome Esther Sackett of the Northwestern University. Dr. Sackett will speak on Thursday, December 7th, 2017... read more »

 

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Michael D. Siciliano – November 13, 10am

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Michael D. Siciliano – November 13, 10am

The SONIC Speaker Series presents Michael D. Siciliano College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago Global Policy and Local Networks The contested resource framework for collaboration and science SONIC Lab is proud to welcome Michael D. Siciliano of the Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago.... read more »

 

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Christoph Riedl – October 23, 10am

SONIC Speaker Series Presents: Christoph Riedl – October 23, 10am

The SONIC Speaker Series presents Christoph Riedl D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University Quantifying Patterns of Success in Creative Careers SONIC Lab is proud to welcome Christoph Riedl of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Prof. Riedl will present a talk on Monday,... read more »