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  1. Cargo ships navigating global waters are required to be sufficiently safe and compliant with international treaties. Governmental inspectorates currently assess in a rule-based manner whether a ship is potenti...

    Authors: Gerrit Jan de Bruin, Antonio Pereira Barata, H. Jaap van den Herik, Frank W. Takes and Cor J. Veenman
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:13
  2. Social network structures have an additional effect on success other than individual factors. Whether this is true for failure, the opposite of success, still remains unclear. This paper focuses on the associa...

    Authors: Shan Lu, Jichang Zhao and Huiwen Wang
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:10
  3. As survey costs continue to rise and response rates decline, researchers are seeking more cost-effective ways to collect, analyze and process social and public opinion data. These issues have created an opport...

    Authors: Trent D. Buskirk, Brian P. Blakely, Adam Eck, Richard McGrath, Ravinder Singh and Youzhi Yu
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:9
  4. Online hate is a growing concern on many social media platforms, making them unwelcoming and unsafe. To combat this, technology companies are increasingly developing techniques to automatically identify and sa...

    Authors: Zo Ahmed, Bertie Vidgen and Scott A. Hale
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:8
  5. Policy makers have implemented multiple non-pharmaceutical strategies to mitigate the COVID-19 worldwide crisis. Interventions had the aim of reducing close proximity interactions, which drive the spread of th...

    Authors: Elia Leoni, Giulia Cencetti, Gabriele Santin, Timofei Istomin, Davide Molteni, Gian Pietro Picco, Elisabetta Farella, Bruno Lepri and Amy L. Murphy
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:5
  6. Each individual in society experiences an evolution of their income during their lifetime. Macroscopically, this dynamic creates a statistical relationship between age and income for each society. In this stud...

    Authors: Fatih Ozhamaratli, Oleg Kitov and Paolo Barucca
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:4
  7. Citizen-generated counter speech is a promising way to fight hate speech and promote peaceful, non-polarized discourse. However, there is a lack of large-scale longitudinal studies of its effectiveness for red...

    Authors: Joshua Garland, Keyan Ghazi-Zahedi, Jean-Gabriel Young, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne and Mirta Galesic
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:3
  8. Peace is a principal dimension of well-being and is the way out of inequity and violence. Thus, its measurement has drawn the attention of researchers, policymakers, and peacekeepers. During the last years, no...

    Authors: Vasiliki Voukelatou, Ioanna Miliou, Fosca Giannotti and Luca Pappalardo
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:2
  9. Wikipedia is the largest source of free encyclopedic knowledge and one of the most visited sites on the Web. To increase reader understanding of the article, Wikipedia editors add images within the text of the...

    Authors: Daniele Rama, Tiziano Piccardi, Miriam Redi and Rossano Schifanella
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:1
  10. Can the shape of a city promote physical activity? The question of why individuals engage in physical activity has been widely researched, but that research has predominantly focused on socio-demographic chara...

    Authors: Marios Constantinides, Sagar Joglekar, Sanja Šćepanović and Daniele Quercia
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:56
  11. Depression is a severe mental health problem. Due to its relevance, the development of computational tools for its detection has attracted increasing attention in recent years. In this context, several researc...

    Authors: José de Jesús Titla-Tlatelpa, Rosa María Ortega-Mendoza, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:54
  12. Finding the origin location of an infectious disease outbreak quickly is crucial in mitigating its further dissemination. Current methods to identify outbreak locations early on rely on interviewing affected i...

    Authors: Frank Schlosser and Dirk Brockmann
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:52
  13. Emotions are regarded as a dominant driver of human behavior, and yet their role in online rumor diffusion is largely unexplored. In this study, we empirically study the extent to which emotions explain the di...

    Authors: Nicolas Pröllochs, Dominik Bär and Stefan Feuerriegel
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:51
  14. “Lifestyle politics” suggests that political and ideological opinions are strongly connected to our consumption choices, music and food taste, cultural preferences, and other aspects of our daily lives. With t...

    Authors: Stiene Praet, Peter Van Aelst, Patrick van Erkel, Stephan Van der Veeken and David Martens
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:50
  15. Given the difficulties in predicting human behavior, one may wish to establish bounds on our ability to accurately perform such predictions. In the case of mobility-related behavior, there exists a fundamental...

    Authors: Douglas do Couto Teixeira, Jussara M. Almeida and Aline Carneiro Viana
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:49
  16. Faculty hiring networks—who hires whose graduates as faculty—exhibit steep hierarchies, which can reinforce both social and epistemic inequalities in academia. Understanding the mechanisms driving these patter...

    Authors: Eun Lee, Aaron Clauset and Daniel B. Larremore
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:48
  17. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a deep impact on the lives of the entire world population, inducing a participated societal debate. As in other contexts, the debate has been the subject of several d/misinformati...

    Authors: Mattia Mattei, Guido Caldarelli, Tiziano Squartini and Fabio Saracco
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:47
  18. Measuring close proximity interactions between individuals can provide key information on social contacts in human communities and related behaviours. This is even more essential in rural settings in low- and ...

    Authors: Laura Ozella, Daniela Paolotti, Guilherme Lichand, Jorge P. Rodríguez, Simon Haenni, John Phuka, Onicio B. Leal-Neto and Ciro Cattuto
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:46
  19. The use of various learning apps in school settings is growing and thus producing an increasing amount of usage generated data. However, this usage generated data has only to a very little extend been used for...

    Authors: Bent Sortkær, Emil Smith, David Reimer, Stefan Oehmcke and Ida Gran Andersen
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:44
  20. Various studies have investigated the predictability of different aspects of human behavior such as mobility patterns, social interactions, and shopping and online behaviors. However, the existing researches h...

    Authors: Wanyi Zhang, Qiang Shen, Stefano Teso, Bruno Lepri, Andrea Passerini, Ivano Bison and Fausto Giunchiglia
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:42
  21. Moving along with daily life, urban residents and commuters create characteristic spatiotemporal patterns which vary extensively with the time of day. These patterns are formed via traffic flows: accordingly, ...

    Authors: Ji-Hye Lee, Segun Goh, Keumsook Lee and M. Y. Choi
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2021 10:41
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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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  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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

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