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Butts Speaks at NIPS 2012 Workshop

Published on December 29, 2012 by in News

NCASD Lab PI Carter Butts was an invited speaker at the Workshop on Algorithmic and Statistical Approaches for Large Social Network data which took place on December 7, 2012 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada alongside NIPS 2012. Butts talked about the Challenges and Directions in Modeling Large-scale Networks. The workshop was organized by NCASD collaborators under the MURI

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Spiro et al. Win Best Student Paper Award

Published on December 29, 2012 by in News

Emma Spiro, along with coauthors Christopher DuBois and Carter Butts, won the Best Student Paper Award at the recent Workshop on Social Network and Social Media Analysis: Methods, Models and Applications at the 26th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2012) held on December … Continue reading

 
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Butts Speaks at National Academy of Sciences Conference

Published on December 13, 2012 by in News

NCASD Lab PI Carter Butts was an invited speaker at the US/Japan Frontiers of Science Conference, jointly supported by the Kavli Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences.  The Frontiers of Science Conference brings together young scientists from across the … Continue reading

 
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New HEROIC Research Highlight – Superstorm Sandy

Published on November 28, 2012 by in News

In recent work, the HEROIC team performed an exploratory analysis of online conversation surrounding Superstorm Sandy. The team looked at Twitter posts by the general public as well as official government emergency management organizations and other targeted accounts of interest. … Continue reading

 
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Spiro to Present at NIPS Workshop

Published on November 27, 2012 by in News

Project member Spiro will present preliminary work exploring differences in retweet waiting times between hazard and non-hazard tweets at the Workshop on Social Network and Social Media Analysis: Methods, Models and Applications held in conjunction with Neural Information Processing Systems conference (NIPS 2012) … Continue reading

 
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PI Sutton Presents at CSEPP Meeting

Published on October 30, 2012 by in News

HEROIC Pi Jeannette Sutton presented “Online Informal Communications during the Waldo Canyon Fire: Colorado Springs, CO 2012″ at the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Public Affairs Meeting, held on October 24, 2012 at the Colorado State Homeland Security and Emergency Management … Continue reading

 
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NCASD alum Marcum joins NIH

Published on October 22, 2012 by in News

NCASD Lab alum Chris Marcum has accepted a position at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Marcum will be advising the social network methods group as a methodologist and staff scientist in the intramural research program at the National Human Ge…

 
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NCASD Lab Presents at Annual ASA Meeting

Published on August 30, 2012 by in News

The NCASD Lab was well-represented at this year’s American Sociological Association meeting.  Current and former center members presented seven talks at the Joint Japan/North America Mathematical Sociology Meeting held prior to the ASA.  Lb members also presented papers at the ASA conference itself.  In addition to presenting the group’s own work, Lab PI Butts served

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HEROIC Online Research Highlight

Published on August 30, 2012 by in News

In recent work, the HEROIC team performed an exploratory analysis of online conversation surrounding the Waldo Canyon fire which started on June 23, 2012, three miles west of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team looked at Twitter posts by the general public … Continue reading

 
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HEROIC PI Sutton Gives Keynote at AMS Meeting

Published on August 20, 2012 by in News

HEROIC PI Jeannette Sutton was a keynote speaker at the American Meteorological Society, Summer Community Meeting on August 15, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma. She presented “Changing channels: Online Informal Communications, Disaster Warnings, and Public Response” and discussed findings from Project … Continue reading

 
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