Winter 2017 Seminars


DropBox folder for papers and presentations

Seminar participants will take turns presenting papers of their choice, with two papers being presented each week. Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in the Network Science Lab (Bldg 434, room 122) at 2 pm on Wednesdays.


Paper/Presentation Title


Jan 11

Seminar Overview Prof. Ambuj Singh

Building a food web for an island in the South Pacific, by Forbes.

Elizabeth Forbes, PhD Student
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

Jan 18

Twitter's Glass Ceiling: The Effect of Perceived Gender on Online Visibility, by Nilizadeh, et al. Shirin Nilizadeh, Postdoctoral Scholar
Computer Science

On Distributed Submodular Maximization with Limited Information, by Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen L. Smith

David Grimsman
Computer Science

Jan 25

The spreading of misinformation online, by Del Vicario, et al. Pedro Sosa
Computer Science

SeqGAN: Sequence Generative Adversarial Nets with Policy Gradient, by Lantao Yu, et al.

Yi Ding
Computer Science

Feb 1

Convergence Time of Quantized Metropolis Consensus Over Time-Varying Networks, by Tamer Basar, et al. Shadi Mohagheghi
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fitting In or Standing Out? The Tradeoffs of Structural and Cultural Embeddedness, by Goldberg, et al.

Devin Cornell

Feb 8

How to Partition a Billion-Node Graph, by Wang, et al. Rachel Redberg
Computer Science

Aiding the Detection of Fake Accounts in Large Scale Social Online Services, by Qiang Cao, et al.

Isaac Mackey
Computer Science

Feb 15

Social Networks Under Stress, by Romero, Uzzi, and Kleinberg Alex Jones
Computer Science

Content Analysis of Mediated Associations: An Automated Text-Analytic Approach, by Florian Arendt and Narin Karadas

Jacob Fisher

Feb 22

DeepWalk: Online Learning of Social Representations, by Perozzi, Al-Rfou, & Skiena.

Furkan Kocayusufoglu
Computer Science

Continuous-time model of structural balance, by Marvel, Kleinberg, and Stogatz

and also

Dynamical models explaining social balance and evolution of cooperation, by Traag, Dooren, and Leenheer

Pedro Cisneros
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mar 1 The Design of Natural and Artificial Adaptive Systems, by Steven A. Frank Taom Sakal
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

Network hubs in the human brain, by Van den Heuvel and Sporns.

Donghao Ren
Computer Science

Mar 8

Gene Regulatory Networks Generating the Phenomena of Additivity, Dominance and Epistasis, by Stig W. Omholt, et al.

Lilla Bartko
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

Analyzing Social Media Relationships in Context with Discussion Graphs, by Kiciman, et al.

Binhan Xu
Computer Science

Mar 15

Lean Algebraic Multigrid (LAMG): Fast Graph Laplacian Linear Solver, by Livne and Brandt. Steven Munn
Computer Science

Exposure to ideologically diverse news and opinion on Facebook, by Eytan Bakshy, Solomon Messing, and Lada Adamic

Harshitha Chidananda
Computer Science