Spiro et al. Win Best Student Paper Award

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 8, 2012 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  The paper Waiting for a Retweet: Modeling Waiting Times in Information Propagation looks at variability in the waiting times between Twitter messages and retweets based on social, content, and contextual factors.

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