SONIC Students presenting at OCMC 2017

On October 13-15, SONIC Ph.D. students Kyosuke Tanaka, Zachary Gibson, Diego Gomez-Zara, and the Ph.D. candidates Marlon Twyman and Jaqueline Ng will present at the Organizational Communication Mini Conference, held in Athens, Ohio.    read more »


Diego Gomez-Zara presenting at Computation+Journalism 2017

SONIC graduate student, Diego Gomez-Zara, will present one poster at the Computational + Journalism Symposium (C+J) 2017 held at Northwestern University on October 13th, 2017. We present a system that identifies the main entities of the article, and it uses dictionaries based on fictional characters and sentiment analysis... read more »


SONIC and ATLAS members presenting at AOM 2017

On August 5-8 SONIC and ATLAS members with Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch will present at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Atlanta, GA. The conference theme this year is At the Interface. You can find the complete program and schedule here. To see a distilled schedule of SONIC and... read more »


Noshir Contractor at ASONAM 2017 in Sydney, Australia

Noshir Contractor is attending the 2017 IEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) in Sydney, Australia. A paper, co-authored by Noshir is being presented at the conference: Li, Y., Sun, Y., & Contractor, N. (2017, August). Graph mining assisted semi-supervised learning... read more »


SONIC students and Noshir presenting at INGRoup 2017 in Saint Louis

On July 20-22, SONIC doctoral candidate Jackie Ng, SONIC alumna visiting researcher Julija Mell, and ATLAS doctoral students Ashley Niler and Lindsay Larson will present at the 12th Annual INGRoup Conference, held in Saint Louis, Missouri. You can see their talks’ details by following the link to INGRoup 2017 Presentations. Noshir... read more »


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 »


Noshir Contractor is on the organizing committee and a chair at IC2S2 2017 in Cologne, Germany

This July 10-13 Noshir is attending the 3rd International Conference on Computational Social Science, IC2S2 2017 in Cologne, Germany.  He is on the organizing committee of this conference and is also one of the four chairs. On Wednesday, July 12 Pj Lamberson presents a paper co-authored with Noshir, John Lang, Leslie... read more »


Igor Zakhlebin presents a talk at JuliaCon 2017

SONIC graduate student, Igor Zakhlebin, has presented at 4th annual Julia developers conference (JuliaCon 2017) held in Berkeley, California on June 20-24. His talk introduced a new network analysis package for Julia language (Junet.jl) that he develops. (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 »