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  1. Using Instagram data from 166 individuals, we applied machine learning tools to successfully identify markers of depression. Statistical features were computationally extracted from 43,950 participant Instagra...

    Authors: Andrew G Reece and Christopher M Danforth

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:15

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in EPJ Data Science 2017 6:21

  2. Social media expose millions of users every day to information campaigns - some emerging organically from grassroots activity, others sustained by advertising or other coordinated efforts. These campaigns cont...

    Authors: Onur Varol, Emilio Ferrara, Filippo Menczer and Alessandro Flammini

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:13

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  3. A longitudinal mobile phone data that include both location and communication logs is analyzed to infer social influence in terms of ego-network effect in the commute mode choice. The results show that person’...

    Authors: Santi Phithakkitnukoon, Titipat Sukhvibul, Merkebe Demissie, Zbigniew Smoreda, Juggapong Natwichai and Carlos Bento

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:11

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  4. The availability of big data recorded from massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) allows us to gain a deeper understanding of the potential connection between individuals’ network positions ...

    Authors: Wen-Jie Xie, Yan-Hong Yang, Ming-Xia Li, Zhi-Qiang Jiang and Wei-Xing Zhou

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:10

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  5. Military populations present a small, unique community whose mental and physical health impacts the security of the nation. Recent literature has explored social media’s ability to enhance disease surveillance...

    Authors: Svitlana Volkova, Lauren E Charles, Josh Harrison and Courtney D Corley

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:9

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  6. Propelled by a fast evolving landscape of techniques and datasets, data science is growing rapidly. Against this background, topological data analysis (TDA) has carved itself a niche for the analysis of datase...

    Authors: Alice Patania, Francesco Vaccarino and Giovanni Petri

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Humans interact through numerous communication channels to build and maintain social connections: they meet face-to-face, make phone calls or send text messages, and interact via social media. Although it is k...

    Authors: Enys Mones, Arkadiusz Stopczynski and Sune Lehmann

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:6

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  8. Gender differences is a phenomenon around the world actively researched by social scientists. Traditionally, the data used to support such studies is manually obtained, often through surveys with volunteers. H...

    Authors: Willi Mueller, Thiago H Silva, Jussara M Almeida and Antonio AF Loureiro

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:5

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  9. Most individuals in social networks experience a so-called Friendship Paradox: they are less popular than their friends on average. This effect may explain recent findings that widespread social network media ...

    Authors: Johan Bollen, Bruno Gonçalves, Ingrid van de Leemput and Guangchen Ruan

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:4

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  10. Mobile phones are one of the fastest growing technologies in the developing world with global penetration rates reaching 90%. Mobile phone data, also called CDR, are generated everytime phones are used and rec...

    Authors: Eaman Jahani, Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Linus Bengtsson, Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in EPJ Data Science 2017 6:8

  11. The emerging domain of data-enabled science necessitates development of algorithms and tools for knowledge discovery. Human interaction with data through well-constructed graphical representation can take spec...

    Authors: Yazhen Jiang, Joseph D Skufca and Jie Sun

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:2

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  12. Social networks require active relationship maintenance if they are to be kept at a constant level of emotional closeness. For primates, including humans, failure to interact leads inexorably to a decline in r...

    Authors: Kunal Bhattacharya, Asim Ghosh, Daniel Monsivais, Robin Dunbar and Kimmo Kaski

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2017 6:1

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  13. In recent times, a phenomenon that threatens the representative democracy of many developed countries is the low voter turnout. Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) are used to inform citizens about the political...

    Authors: Marilena Agathokleous and Nicolas Tsapatsoulis

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:34

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  14. Many complex phenomena, from trait selection in biological systems to hierarchy formation in social and economic entities, show signs of competition and heterogeneous performance in the temporal evolution of t...

    Authors: José A Morales, Sergio Sánchez, Jorge Flores, Carlos Pineda, Carlos Gershenson, Germinal Cocho, Jerónimo Zizumbo, Rosalío F Rodríguez and Gerardo Iñiguez

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:33

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  15. Data on the number of people who have committed suicide tends to be reported with a substantial time lag of around two years. We examine whether online activity measured by Google searches can help us improve est...

    Authors: Ladislav Kristoufek, Helen Susannah Moat and Tobias Preis

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:32

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  16. Advances in computing power, natural language processing, and digitization of text now make it possible to study a culture’s evolution through its texts using a ‘big data’ lens. Our ability to communicate reli...

    Authors: Andrew J Reagan, Lewis Mitchell, Dilan Kiley, Christopher M Danforth and Peter Sheridan Dodds

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:31

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  17. Predicting human mobility flows at different spatial scales is challenged by the heterogeneity of individual trajectories and the multi-scale nature of transportation networks. As vast amounts of digital trace...

    Authors: Mariano G Beiró, André Panisson, Michele Tizzoni and Ciro Cattuto

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:30

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  18. Community detection techniques are widely used to infer hidden structures within interconnected systems. Despite demonstrating high accuracy on benchmarks, they reproduce the external classification for many r...

    Authors: Vasyl Palchykov, Valerio Gemmetto, Alexey Boyarsky and Diego Garlaschelli

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:28

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  19. This paper introduces a data-driven methodology to study the historical evolution of mathematical thinking and its spatial spreading. To do so, we have collected and integrated data from different online acade...

    Authors: Floriana Gargiulo, Auguste Caen, Renaud Lambiotte and Timoteo Carletti

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:26

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  20. Online social systems are multiplex in nature as multiple links may exist between the same two users across different social media. In this work, we study the geo-social properties of multiplex links, spanning...

    Authors: Desislava Hristova, Anastasios Noulas, Chloë Brown, Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:24

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  21. In the last few years thousands of scientific papers have investigated sentiment analysis, several startups that measure opinions on real data have emerged and a number of innovative products related to this t...

    Authors: Filipe N Ribeiro, Matheus Araújo, Pollyanna Gonçalves, Marcos André Gonçalves and Fabrício Benevenuto

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:23

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  22. Close proximity interactions between individuals influence how infections spread. Quantifying close contacts in developing world settings, where such data is sparse yet disease burden is high, can provide insi...

    Authors: Moses C Kiti, Michele Tizzoni, Timothy M Kinyanjui, Dorothy C Koech, Patrick K Munywoki, Milosch Meriac, Luca Cappa, André Panisson, Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto and D James Nokes

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:21

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  23. Gender homophily, or the preference for interaction with individuals of the same gender, has been observed in many contexts, especially during childhood and adolescence. In this study we investigate such pheno...

    Authors: David Laniado, Yana Volkovich, Karolin Kappler and Andreas Kaltenbrunner

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:19

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  24. Fame, popularity and celebrity status, frequently used tokens of success, are often loosely related to, or even divorced from professional performance. This dichotomy is partly rooted in the difficulty to dist...

    Authors: Burcu Yucesoy and Albert-László Barabási

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:17

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  25. Participation in social sensing applications is challenged by privacy threats. Large-scale access to citizens’ data allow surveillance and discriminatory actions that may result in segregation phenomena in soc...

    Authors: Evangelos Pournaras, Jovan Nikolic, Pablo Velásquez, Marcello Trovati, Nik Bessis and Dirk Helbing

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:14

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  26. Energy efficiency is a key challenge for building sustainable societies. Due to growing populations, increasing incomes and the industrialization of developing countries, the world primary energy consumption i...

    Authors: Andrey Bogomolov, Bruno Lepri, Roberto Larcher, Fabrizio Antonelli, Fabio Pianesi and Alex Pentland

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:13

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  27. Tourism is becoming a significant contributor to medium and long range travels in an increasingly globalized world. Leisure traveling has an important impact on the local and global economy as well as on the e...

    Authors: Aleix Bassolas, Maxime Lenormand, Antònia Tugores, Bruno Gonçalves and José J Ramasco

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:12

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in EPJ Data Science 2016 5:16

  28. We detect the backbone of the weighted bipartite network of the Japanese credit market relationships. The backbone is detected by adapting a general method used in the investigation of weighted networks. With ...

    Authors: Luca Marotta, Salvatore Miccichè, Yoshi Fujiwara, Hiroshi Iyetomi, Hideaki Aoyama, Mauro Gallegati and Rosario N Mantegna

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:10

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  29. In this paper, we study the network of global interconnections between language communities, based on shared co-editing interests of Wikipedia editors, and show that although English is discussed as a potential l...

    Authors: Anna Samoilenko, Fariba Karimi, Daniel Edler, Jérôme Kunegis and Markus Strohmaier

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:9

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in EPJ Data Science 2016 5:15

  30. We consider inventions as novel combinations of existing technological capabilities. Patent data allow us to explicitly identify such combinatorial processes in invention activities (Youn et al. in J R Soc Interf...

    Authors: Daniel Kim, Daniel Burkhardt Cerigo, Hawoong Jeong and Hyejin Youn

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:8

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  31. Citation networks have been widely used to study the evolution of science through the lenses of the underlying patterns of knowledge flows among academic papers, authors, research sub-fields, and scientific jo...

    Authors: Valerio Ciotti, Moreno Bonaventura, Vincenzo Nicosia, Pietro Panzarasa and Vito Latora

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:7

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  32. Contributing to the writing of history has never been as easy as it is today thanks to Wikipedia, a community-created encyclopedia that aims to document the world’s knowledge from a neutral point of view. Thou...

    Authors: Claudia Wagner, Eduardo Graells-Garrido, David Garcia and Filippo Menczer

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:5

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  33. Segregation is widespread in all realms of human society. Several influential studies have argued that intolerance is not a prerequisite for a segregated society, and that segregation can arise even when peopl...

    Authors: Milena Tsvetkova, Olof Nilsson, Camilla Öhman, Lovisa Sumpter and David Sumpter

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:4

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  34. The exploration of people’s everyday life has long been of interest to social scientists. Recent years have witnessed a growing interest in analyzing human behavioral data generated by technology (e.g. mobile ...

    Authors: Simone Centellegher, Marco De Nadai, Michele Caraviello, Chiara Leonardi, Michele Vescovi, Yusi Ramadian, Nuria Oliver, Fabio Pianesi, Alex Pentland, Fabrizio Antonelli and Bruno Lepri

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:3

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  35. Link prediction appears as a central problem of network science, as it calls for unfolding the mechanisms that govern the micro-dynamics of the network. In this work, we are interested in ego-networks, that is th...

    Authors: Lionel Tabourier, Anne-Sophie Libert and Renaud Lambiotte

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2016 5:1

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