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  1. GitHub has become the central online platform for much of open source, hosting most open source code repositories. With this popularity, the public digital traces of GitHub are now a valuable means to study te...

    Authors: Milo Z. Trujillo, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne and James Bagrow
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:31
  2. We quantify social media user engagement with low-credibility online news media sources using a simple and intuitive methodology, that we showcase with an empirical case study of the Twitter debate on immigrat...

    Authors: Salvatore Vilella, Alfonso Semeraro, Daniela Paolotti and Giancarlo Ruffo
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:29
  3. Understanding what factors predict whether an urban migrant will end up in a deprived neighbourhood or not could help prevent the exploitation of vulnerable individuals. This study leveraged pseudonymized mobi...

    Authors: Rosa Lavelle-Hill, John Harvey, Gavin Smith, Anjali Mazumder, Madeleine Ellis, Kelefa Mwantimwa and James Goulding
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:28
  4. One of the targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals is to substantially reduce the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic collisions. To this aim, European cities adopted various urban m...

    Authors: Marina Klanjčić, Laetitia Gauvin, Michele Tizzoni and Michael Szell
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:27
  5. Economic crimes such as money laundering, terrorism financing, tax evasion or corruption almost invariably involve the use of a corporate entity. Such entities are regularly incorporated and managed by corpora...

    Authors: Javier Garcia-Bernardo, Joost Witteman and Marilou Vlaanderen
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:23
  6. Most of the studies related to human mobility are focused on intra-country mobility. However, there are many scenarios (e.g., spreading diseases, migration) in which timely data on international commuters are ...

    Authors: Massimiliano Luca, Bruno Lepri, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Andra Lutu
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:22
  7. Despite recent achievements in predicting personality traits and some other human psychological features with digital traces, prediction of subjective well-being (SWB) appears to be a relatively new task with ...

    Authors: Polina Panicheva, Larisa Mararitsa, Semen Sorokin, Olessia Koltsova and Paolo Rosso
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:21
  8. Corruption has a significant impact on economic growth, democracy, and inequality. It has sever consequences at the human level. Public procurement, where public resources are used to purchase goods or service...

    Authors: Andrea Falcón-Cortés, Andrés Aldana and Hernán Larralde
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:19
  9. Online Social Networks (OSNs) offer new means for political communications that have quickly begun to play crucial roles in political campaigns, due to their pervasiveness and communication speed. However, the...

    Authors: Matteo Bruno, Renaud Lambiotte and Fabio Saracco
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:17

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  10. Large scale analysis of source code, and in particular scientific source code, holds the promise of better understanding the data science process, identifying analytical best practices, and providing insights ...

    Authors: Ge Zhang, Mike A. Merrill, Yang Liu, Jeffrey Heer and Tim Althoff
    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2022 11:14
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. “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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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

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