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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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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  20. Social media users post content on various topics. A defining feature of social media is that other users can provide feedback—called community feedback—to their content in the form of comments, replies, and r...

    Authors: David Ifeoluwa Adelani, Ryota Kobayashi, Ingmar Weber and Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:25

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  21. In this paper, we combine data from Uber Movement and from a representative household travel survey to constructs a weighted travel time index for the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. The index is calculated ...

    Authors: Renato S. Vieira and Eduardo A. Haddad

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:24

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  22. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global consensus on the world’s most pressing challenges. They come with a set of 232 indicators against which countries should regularly monitor t...

    Authors: Masoomali Fatehkia, Isabelle Tingzon, Ardie Orden, Stephanie Sy, Vedran Sekara, Manuel Garcia-Herranz and Ingmar Weber

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:22

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  23. The network of developers in distributed ledgers and blockchains open source projects is essential to maintaining the platform: understanding the structure of their exchanges, analysing their activity and its ...

    Authors: Silvia Bartolucci, Giuseppe Destefanis, Marco Ortu, Nicola Uras, Michele Marchesi and Roberto Tonelli

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:21

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  24. Urban income segregation is a widespread phenomenon that challenges societies across the globe. Classical studies on segregation have largely focused on the geographic distribution of residential neighborhoods...

    Authors: Xiaowen Dong, Alfredo J. Morales, Eaman Jahani, Esteban Moro, Bruno Lepri, Burcin Bozkaya, Carlos Sarraute, Yaneer Bar-Yam and Alex Pentland

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:20

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  25. The emerging technologies of wearable wireless devices open entirely new ways to record various aspects of human social interactions in a broad range of settings. Such technologies allow to log the temporal dy...

    Authors: Sicheng Dai, Hélène Bouchet, Aurélie Nardy, Eric Fleury, Jean-Pierre Chevrot and Márton Karsai

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:19

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  26. The 2019 UK general election took place against a background of rising online hostility levels toward politicians, and concerns about the impact of this on democracy, as a record number of politicians cited th...

    Authors: Genevieve Gorrell, Mehmet E. Bakir, Ian Roberts, Mark A. Greenwood and Kalina Bontcheva

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:18

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  27. Much recent work has illuminated the growth, innovation, and prosperity of entire cities, but there is relatively less evidence concerning the growth and prosperity of individual neighborhoods. In this paper w...

    Authors: Shi Kai Chong, Mohsen Bahrami, Hao Chen, Selim Balcisoy, Burcin Bozkaya and Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:17

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  28. We propose high-order hypergraph walks as a framework to generalize graph-based network science techniques to hypergraphs. Edge incidence in hypergraphs is quantitative, yielding hypergraph walks with both len...

    Authors: Sinan G. Aksoy, Cliff Joslyn, Carlos Ortiz Marrero, Brenda Praggastis and Emilie Purvine

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:16

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  29. Complex systems, represented as dynamic networks, comprise of components that influence each other via direct and/or indirect interactions. Recent research has shown the importance of using Higher-Order Networ...

    Authors: Mandana Saebi, Jian Xu, Lance M. Kaplan, Bruno Ribeiro and Nitesh V. Chawla

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:15

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  30. Music can motivate many daily activities as it can regulate mood, increase productivity and sports performance, and raise spirits. However, we know little about how to recommend songs that are motivational for...

    Authors: Yongsung Kim, Luca Maria Aiello and Daniele Quercia

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:13

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  31. Empirical investor networks (EIN) proposed by Ozsoylev et al. are assumed to capture the information spreading path among investors. Here, we perform a comparative analysis between the EIN and the cellphone co...

    Authors: Peng Wang, Jun-Chao Ma, Zhi-Qiang Jiang, Wei-Xing Zhou and Didier Sornette

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:11

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  32. Luck is considered a crucial ingredient to achieve impact in all creative domains, despite their diversity. For instance, in science, the movie industry, music, and art, the occurrence of the highest impact wo...

    Authors: Milán Janosov, Federico Battiston and Roberta Sinatra

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:9

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  33. Composite development indicators used in policy making often subjectively aggregate a restricted set of indicators. We show, using dimensionality reduction techniques, including Principal Component Analysis (P...

    Authors: Anshul Verma, Orazio Angelini and Tiziana Di Matteo

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:8

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  34. Social media can be a double-edged sword for society, either as a convenient channel exchanging ideas or as an unexpected conduit circulating fake news through a large population. While existing studies of fak...

    Authors: Zilong Zhao, Jichang Zhao, Yukie Sano, Orr Levy, Hideki Takayasu, Misako Takayasu, Daqing Li, Junjie Wu and Shlomo Havlin

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:7

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  35. Many times the nodes of a complex network, whether deliberately or not, are aggregated for technical, ethical, legal limitations or privacy reasons. A common example is the geographic position: one may uncover...

    Authors: Yérali Gandica, Adeline Decuyper, Christophe Cloquet, Isabelle Thomas and Jean-Charles Delvenne

    Citation: EPJ Data Science 2020 9:6

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