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  1. Contact tracing is one of several strategies employed in many countries to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Digital contact tracing (DCT) uses tools such as cell-phone applications to improve tracing speed and r...

    Authors: Tina R. Pollmann, Stefan Schönert, Johannes Müller, Julia Pollmann, Elisa Resconi, Christoph Wiesinger, Christian Haack, Lolian Shtembari, Andrea Turcati, Birgit Neumair, Stephan Meighen-Berger, Giovanni Zattera, Matthias Neumair, Uljana Apel and Augustine Okolie
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:37
  2. Engineering projects are notoriously hard to complete on-time, with project delays often theorised to propagate across interdependent activities. Here, we use a novel dataset consisting of activity networks fr...

    Authors: Marc Santolini, Christos Ellinas and Christos Nicolaides
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:36
  3. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on every human activity and, because of the urgency of finding the proper responses to such an unprecedented emergency, it generated a diffused societal debate. The online ve...

    Authors: Guido Caldarelli, Rocco De Nicola, Marinella Petrocchi, Manuel Pratelli and Fabio Saracco
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:34

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  4. We are interested in the widespread problem of clustering documents and finding topics in large collections of written documents in the presence of metadata and hyperlinks. To tackle the challenge of accountin...

    Authors: Charles C. Hyland, Yuanming Tao, Lamiae Azizi, Martin Gerlach, Tiago P. Peixoto and Eduardo G. Altmann
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:33
  5. We present a study of the evolution of the political landscape during the 2015 and 2019 presidential elections in Argentina, based on data obtained from the micro-blogging platform Twitter. We build a semantic...

    Authors: Tomás Mussi Reyero, Mariano G. Beiró, J. Ignacio Alvarez-Hamelin, Laura Hernández and Dimitris Kotzinos
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:31
  6. We study the problem of modeling temporal networks constrained by the size of a concurrent set, a characteristic of temporal networks shown to be important in many application areas, e.g., in transportation, s...

    Authors: Kaijie Zhu, George Fletcher and Nikolay Yakovets
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:30
  7. Inferring mobile phone users’ home location, i.e., assigning a location in space to a user based on data generated by the mobile phone network, is a central task in leveraging mobile phone data to study social...

    Authors: Luca Pappalardo, Leo Ferres, Manuel Sacasa, Ciro Cattuto and Loreto Bravo
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:29
  8. Urban green space is thought to contribute to citizen happiness by promoting physical and mental health. Nevertheless, how urban green space and happiness are related across many countries with different socio...

    Authors: Oh-Hyun Kwon, Inho Hong, Jeasurk Yang, Donghee Y. Wohn, Woo-Sung Jung and Meeyoung Cha
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:28
  9. Multiple driving forces shape cities. These forces include the costs of transporting goods and people, the types of predominant local industries, and the policies that govern urban planning. Here, we examine h...

    Authors: Haohui Chen, Yury Kryvasheyeu, Weipan Xu, Yaofu Huang, Jiayi Deng, Siru Ren, Xun Li, Iyad Rahwan and Manuel Cebrian
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:27
  10. Many studies have shown that there are regularities in the way human beings make decisions. However, our ability to obtain models that capture such regularities and can accurately predict unobserved decisions ...

    Authors: Gaël Poux-Médard, Sergio Cobo-Lopez, Jordi Duch, Roger Guimerà and Marta Sales-Pardo
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:26
  11. The establishment of new collaborations among scientists fertilizes the scientific environment, fostering novel discoveries. Understanding the dynamics driving the development of scientific collaborations is t...

    Authors: Marta Tuninetti, Alberto Aleta, Daniela Paolotti, Yamir Moreno and Michele Starnini
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:25
  12. In recent years there has been a growing interest in analyzing human behavioral data generated by new technologies. One type of digital footprint that is universal across the world, but that has received relat...

    Authors: Natkamon Tovanich, Simone Centellegher, Nacéra Bennacer Seghouani, Joe Gladstone, Sandra Matz and Bruno Lepri
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:24
  13. To monitor risk in temporal financial networks, we need to understand how individual behaviours affect the global evolution of networks. Here we define a structural importance metric—which we denote as

    Authors: Isobel E. Seabrook, Paolo Barucca and Fabio Caccioli
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:23
  14. Mobile network data has been proven to provide a rich source of information in multiple statistical domains such as demography, tourism, urban planning, etc. However, the incorporation of this data source to t...

    Authors: David Salgado, Luis Sanguiao, Bogdan Oancea, Sandra Barragán and Marian Necula
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:20
  15. In this study, we investigate the flow of money among bank accounts possessed by firms in a region by employing an exhaustive list of all the bank transfers in a regional bank in Japan, to clarify how the netw...

    Authors: Yoshi Fujiwara, Hiroyasu Inoue, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Hideaki Aoyama, Takuma Tanaka and Kentaro Kikuchi
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:19
  16. In the absence of medical treatment and vaccination, individual behaviours are key to curbing the spread of COVID-19. Here we describe efforts to collect attitudinal and behavioural data and disseminate insigh...

    Authors: Daniela Perrotta, André Grow, Francesco Rampazzo, Jorge Cimentada, Emanuele Del Fava, Sofia Gil-Clavel and Emilio Zagheni
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:17
  17. Food choices are an integral part of wellbeing and longevity, yet poor nutrition is responsible for millions of deaths every year. Among the complex mosaic of determinants of food choices are demographic, soci...

    Authors: Narges Azizi Fard, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Yelena Mejova and Rossano Schifanella
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:18
  18. Using large-scale call detail records of anonymised mobile phone service subscribers with demographic and location information, we investigate how a long-distance residential move within the country affects th...

    Authors: Mikaela Irene D. Fudolig, Daniel Monsivais, Kunal Bhattacharya, Hang-Hyun Jo and Kimmo Kaski
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:16
  19. Working from a dataset of 118 billion messages running from the start of 2009 to the end of 2019, we identify and explore the relative daily use of over 150 languages on Twitter. We find that eight languages c...

    Authors: Thayer Alshaabi, David Rushing Dewhurst, Joshua R. Minot, Michael V. Arnold, Jane L. Adams, Christopher M. Danforth and Peter Sheridan Dodds
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:15
  20. Music recommender systems have become an integral part of music streaming services such as Spotify and Last.fm to assist users navigating the extensive music collections offered by them. However, while music l...

    Authors: Dominik Kowald, Peter Muellner, Eva Zangerle, Christine Bauer, Markus Schedl and Elisabeth Lex
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:14
  21. With the focus that cities around the world have put on sustainable transportation during the past few years, biking has become one of the foci for local governments globally. Cities all over the world invest ...

    Authors: Sara Daraei, Konstantinos Pelechrinis and Daniele Quercia
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:11
  22. Mobility is a fundamental characteristic of human society that shapes various aspects of our everyday interactions. This pervasiveness of mobility makes it paramount to understand factors that govern human mov...

    Authors: Leonardo Tonetto, Eemil Lagerspetz, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott, Sasu Tarkoma and Petteri Nurmi
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:10
  23. Combining survey data with alternative data sources (e.g., wearable technology, apps, physiological, ecological monitoring, genomic, neurocognitive assessments, brain imaging, and psychophysical data) to paint...

    Authors: Charles E. Knott, Stephen Gomori, Mai Ngyuen, Susan Pedrazzani, Sridevi Sattaluri, Frank Mierzwa and Kim Chantala
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:9
  24. The lockdown orders established in multiple countries in response to the Covid-19 pandemic are arguably one of the most widespread and deepest shock experienced by societies in recent years. Studying their imp...

    Authors: Maria Castaldo, Tommaso Venturini, Paolo Frasca and Floriana Gargiulo
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:7
  25. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the demand for goods and services worldwide. The combination of a public health emergency, economic distress, and misinformation-driven panic have pushed customers and vendor...

    Authors: Alberto Bracci, Matthieu Nadini, Maxwell Aliapoulios, Damon McCoy, Ian Gray, Alexander Teytelboym, Angela Gallo and Andrea Baronchelli
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:6
  26. A common task in computational text analyses is to quantify how two corpora differ according to a measurement like word frequency, sentiment, or information content. However, collapsing the texts’ rich stories...

    Authors: Ryan J. Gallagher, Morgan R. Frank, Lewis Mitchell, Aaron J. Schwartz, Andrew J. Reagan, Christopher M. Danforth and Peter Sheridan Dodds
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:4
  27. Data visualizations are a valuable tool used during both statistical analysis and the interpretation of results as they graphically reveal useful information about the structure, properties and relationships b...

    Authors: Demetris Avraam, Rebecca Wilson, Oliver Butters, Thomas Burton, Christos Nicolaides, Elinor Jones, Andy Boyd and Paul Burton
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:2
  28. Given the challenges in collecting up-to-date, comparable data on migrant populations the potential of digital trace data to study migration and migrants has sparked considerable interest among researchers and...

    Authors: Caitrin Armstrong, Ate Poorthuis, Matthew Zook, Derek Ruths and Thomas Soehl
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:1
  29. In recent years, extreme shocks, such as natural disasters, are increasing in both frequency and intensity, causing significant economic loss to many cities around the world. Quantifying the economic cost of l...

    Authors: Takahiro Yabe, Yunchang Zhang and Satish V. Ukkusuri
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:36
  30. The migration of scholars is a major driver of innovation and of diffusion of knowledge. Although large-scale bibliometric data have been used to measure international migration of scholars, our understanding ...

    Authors: Andrea Miranda-González, Samin Aref, Tom Theile and Emilio Zagheni
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:34
  31. Using detailed administrative microdata for two countries, we build a modeling framework that yields new explanations for the origin of firm sizes, the firm contributions to unemployment, and the job-to-job mo...

    Authors: Eduardo López, Omar A. Guerrero and Robert L. Axtell
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:33
  32. Many democratic societies have become more politically polarized, with the U.S. being the main example. The origins of this phenomenon are still not well-understood and subject to debate. To provide insight in...

    Authors: Lucas Böttcher and Hans Gersbach
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:32
  33. Body measurements, including weight and height, are key indicators of health. Being able to visually assess body measurements reliably is a step towards increased awareness of overweight and obesity and is thu...

    Authors: Kirill Martynov, Kiran Garimella and Robert West
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:31
  34. Evacuations are a common practice to mitigate the potential risks and damages made by natural disasters. However, without proper coordination and management, evacuations can be inefficient and cause negative i...

    Authors: Lingzi Hong and Vanessa Frias-Martinez
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:29

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