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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. “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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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  11. 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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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. 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

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  24. 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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  25. 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

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  26. 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

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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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