Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion

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Secure Sharing of Geospatial Wildlife Data

Remo Manuel Frey, Thomas Hardjono, Christian Smith, Keeley Erhardt, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland. 2017. Secure Sharing of Geospatial Wildlife Data. 4th International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Managing and Mining Enriched Geo-Spatial Data (GeoRich’17), Chicago, IL, USA

Academic Paper, May 2017
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Open Badges: A Low-Cost Toolkit for Measuring Team Communication and Dynamics

Lederman, O., Calacci, D., MacMullen, A., Fehder, D. C., Murray, F. E., & Pentland, A. ". (2016). Open Badges: A Low-Cost Toolkit for Measuring Team Communication and Dynamics, 2016 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation , Washington DC, USA, June 28-July 1, 2016.

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Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

Greenwood, D. (2016, July 11). Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Retrieved March, from https://computationallaw.org/law-itself-is-the-killer-blockchain-app-5ccf7d86d8d8

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Mobile Communication Signatures of Unemployment

Almaatouq, A., Prieto-Castrillo, F. and Pentland, A., 2016, November. Mobile Communication Signatures of Unemployment. In International Conference on Social Informatics (pp. 407-418). Springer International Publishing.

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If it looks like a spammer and behaves like a spammer, it must be a spammer: analysis and detection of microblogging spam accounts

Almaatouq, Abdullah, Erez Shmueli, Mariam Nouh, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, Vivek K. Singh, Mansour Alsaleh, Abdulrahman Alarifi, and Anas Alfaris. "If it looks like a spammer and behaves like a spammer, it must be a spammer: analysis and detection of microblogging spam accounts." International Journal of Information Security 15, no. 5 (2016): 475-491.

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Emergent Collective Sensing in Human Groups

Peter Krafft, Robert Hawkins, Alex Pentland, Noah Goodman, and Joshua Tenenbaum. (2015). Emergent Collective Sensing in Human Groups. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci).

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Sequential Voting Promotes Collective Discovery in Social Recommendation Systems

Elisa Celis, Peter Krafft, and Nathan Kobe. (2016). Sequential Voting Promotes Collective Discovery in Social Recommendation Systems. The Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).

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Centralized, Parallel, and Distributed Information Processing during Collective Sensemaking

Peter Krafft, Kaitlyn Zhou, Isabelle Edwards, Kate Starbird, Emma Spiro. (2017). Centralized, Parallel, and Distributed Information Processing during Collective Sensemaking. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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Bots as Virtual Confederates: Design and Ethics

Peter Krafft, Michael Macy, Sandy Pentland. (2017). Bots as Virtual Confederates: Design and Ethics. The 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW).

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Inferring Population Preferences via Mixtures of Spatial Voting Models

Ali Nahm, Sandy Pentland, Peter Krafft. (2016). Inferring Population Preferences via Mixtures of Spatial Voting Models. The 8th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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Analysis of Tourism Dynamics and Special Events through Mobile Phone Metadata

Y. Leng, A. Noriega, A.S. Pentland, I. Winder, N. Lutz, L. Alonso: "Analysis of Tourism Dynamics and Special Events through Mobile Phone Metadata". 2016. Proceedings of Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2016. New York, NY.

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Managing travel demand: Location recommendation for system efficiency based on mobile phone data

Y. Leng, L. Rudolph, A.S. Pentland, J. Zhao, H.N. Koutsopolous: "Managing travel demand: Location recommendation for system eciency based on mobile phone data". 2016. Proceedings of Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2016. New York, NY.

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Human collective intelligence as distributed Bayesian inference

Peter Krafft, Julia Zheng, Wei Pan, Nicolás Della Penna, Yaniv Altshuler, Erez Shmueli, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, and Alex Pentland. (2016). Human collective intelligence as distributed Bayesian inference. arXiv:1608.01987.

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Breakout: An Open Measurement and Intervention Tool for Distributed Peer Learning Groups

Proceedings, July 2016
Thesis

Complex Systems and a Computational Social Science Perspective on the Labor Market

Almaatouq, A. (2016). Complex Systems and a Computational Social Science Perspective on the Labor Market. arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.08562. Chicago

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Modeling Human Ad Hoc Coordination

Krafft, Peter M., Chris L. Baker, Alex "Sandy" Pentland, and Joshua B. Tenenbaum. (2016). Modeling Human Ad Hoc Coordination. The Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

Thesis

Computational Privacy: Towards Privacy-Conscientious Uses of Metadata

de Montjoye Y.-A. "Computational Privacy: Towards Privacy-Conscientious Uses of Metadata"

Thesis, Sept. 2015
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Hacking Innovation - Group Dynamics in Innovation Teams

Lederman, O. "Hacking Innovation - Group Dynamics in Innovation Teams"

Thesis, Sept. 2015
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Wired to connect: analyzing human communication and information sharing behavior during extreme events

Aleissa, Faisal, et al. "Wired to connect: analyzing human communication and information sharing behavior during extreme events." Proceedings of the 2014 KDD Workshop on Learning about Emergencies from Social Information (KDD-LESI 2014). 2014.

Proceedings, Aug. 2014
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Twitter: who gets caught? observed trends in social micro-blogging spam

Almaatouq, Abdullah, et al. "Twitter: who gets caught? observed trends in social micro-blogging spam." Proceedings of the 2014 ACM conference on Web science. ACM, 2014.

Thesis

Bilateral Exchanges in Social Networks and the Design of Public Institutions

Mani, A. "Bilateral Exchanges in Social Networks and the Design of Public Institutions"

Thesis, Feb. 2014
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A Malicious Activity Detection System Utilizing Predictive Modeling in Complex Environments

Almaatouq, Abdullah, et al. "A malicious activity detection system utilizing predictive modeling in complex environments." 2014 IEEE 11th Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC). IEEE, 2014. APA

Thesis

How Predictable modeling rates of change in individuals and populations

Krumme, K. "How Predictable modeling rates of change in individuals and populations"

Thesis, Feb. 2013
Publication

Modeling Conversational Dynamics and Performance in a Social Dilemma Task

Wen Dong, Bruno Lepri, Taemie Kim, Fabio Pianesi, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Proceedings, May 2012
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Modeling Infection with Multi-agent Dynamics

Wen Dong, Katherine Heller, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Proceedings, April 2012
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Modeling Infection with Multi-Agent Dynamics

Wen Dong, Katherine Heller, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

April 2012
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How Many Makes a Crowd? On the Correlation between Groups' Size and the Accuracy of Modeling

Y. Altshuler, M. Fire, N. Aharony, Y. Elovici, A. Pentland

Proceedings, April 2012
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Trends Prediction Using Social Diffusion Models

Y. Altshuler, W. Pan, A. Pentland

Proceedings, April 2012
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Society's Nervous System: Building Effective Government, Energy, and Public Health Systems

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Jan. 2012
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Modeling the Co-evolution of Behaviors and Social Relationships Using Mobile Phone Data

Wen Dong, Bruno Lepri, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Proceedings, Dec. 2011
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Modeling Co-Evolution of Behavior and Social Relationships Using Mobile Phone Data

Wen Dong, Bruno Lepri, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Dec. 2011
Publication

Social fMRI, investigating and shaping social mechanism in the real world

Nadav Aharony, Wei Pan, Cory Ip, Inas Khayal, Alex Pentland

Academic Paper, Dec. 2011
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The Impacts of Just-In-Time Social Networks on People's Choices in the Real World.

Kwan Hong Lee, Andrew Lippman, Alex Sandy Pentland, Elenna R. Dugundji.

Proceedings, Oct. 2011
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The Need for Champions for Approximate Social Search

Y.-A. de Montjoye, J. Haria, M. Cebrian, A. Pentland

Proceedings, Oct. 2011
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Stealing Reality: When Criminals Become Data Scientists

Y. Altshuler, N. Aharony, Y. Elovici, A. Pentland, M. Cebrian

Sept. 2011
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Augmented Betweenness Centrality for Mobility Prediction in Transportation Networks

Y. Altshuler, R. Puzis, Y. Elovici, S. Bekhor, A. Pentland

Sept. 2011
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Fortune monitor or fortune teller: understanding the connection between interaction patterns and financial status

W. Pan, N. Aharony, A. Pentland

Proceedings, Sept. 2011
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Using social sensing to understand the links between sleep, mood and sociability

S. Moturu, I. Khayal, N. Aharony, W. Pan, A. Pentland

Proceedings, Sept. 2011
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Composite Social Network for Predicting Mobile Apps Installation

W. Pan, N. Aharony, Alex `Sandy' Pentland

Aug. 2011
Publication

Pervasive Sensing to Model Political Opinion in Face-to-Face Networks

A. Madan, K. Farrahi,, D. Gatica-Perez, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

June 2011
Thesis

Enhancing Distributed Collaboration Using Sociometric Feedback

Kim, T. "Enhancing Distributed Collaboration Using Sociometric Feedback"

Thesis, June 2011
Thesis

Understanding the Link between Changes in Social Support and Changes in Outcomes with the Sociometric Badge

Waber, B. "Understanding the Link between Changes in Social Support and Changes in Outcomes with the Sociometric Badge"

Thesis, June 2011
Thesis

Sensor-Based Organizational Design and Engineering

Olguin, D. "Sensor-Based Organizational Design and Engineering"

Thesis, June 2011
Publication

Information Flow in Networks : Trendsetters, Bellwethers and Shepherd Dogs

Y. Altshuler, A. Pentland

May 2011
Publication

Sensing the 'Health State' of our Society

A. Madan, M. Cebrian, S. Morotu, K. Farrahi, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, May 2011
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Modeling Dynamical Influence in Human Interaction

W. Pan, W.Dong, M. Cebrian, T. Kim,A.Pentland

March 2011
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Modeling Dynamical Influence In Group Interaction

W. Pan, M. Cebrian, W. Dong, T. Kim, Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Academic Paper, Dec. 2010
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Generalized Stable Matching in Bipartite Networks

A. Mani, A. Azdaglar, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, Nov. 2010
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Existence and Stability of Exclusive Bipartite Exchanges in Networks

A. Mani, A. Ozdaglar, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, Nov. 2010
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Quantifying Group Problem Solving with Stochastic Analysis

Wen Dong, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Nov. 2010
Publication

Sensor-Based Organisational Design and Engineering

Daniel Olguin Olguin, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, Nov. 2010
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Stealing Reality

Y. Altshuler, N. Aharony, Y. Elovice, A. Pentland, M. Cebrian

Academic Paper, Oct. 2010
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Social Sensing: Obesity, Unhealthy Eating and Exercise in Face-to-Face Networks

A. Madan, S. Moturu, D. Cebrian, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Oct. 2010
Publication

Mobile Sensing to Model the Evolution of Political Opinions

Anmol Madan, David Lazer, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Sept. 2010
Publication

Social Sensing for Epidimiological Behavior Change

Anmol Madan, Manuel Cebrian, David Lazer, Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Sept. 2010
Publication

Reducing the Loss of Information through Annealing Text Distortion

Ana Granados, Manuel Cebrian, David Camacho, Francisco de Borja Rodriguez

Sept. 2010
Thesis

How Predictable: Patterns of Human Economic Behavior in the Wild

Krumme, K. "How Predictable: Patterns of Human Economic Behavior in the Wild "

Thesis, Sept. 2010
Thesis

Social Evolution: Modeling Opinions and Behaviors in Face-to-Face Networks

Madan, A. "Social Evolution: Modeling Opinions and Behaviors in Face-to-Face Networks"

Thesis, Sept. 2010
Publication

Time Critical Social Mobilization: The DARPA Network Challenge Winning Strategy

G. Pickard, I. Rahwan, W. Pan, M. Cebrian, R. Crane, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, Aug. 2010
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Modeling Corporate Epidemiology

B. Waber, E. Poolock, M. Cebrian, R. Crane, L. Danan, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Academic Paper, Aug. 2010
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Patterns of Individual Shopping

C. Krumme, M. Cebrian, Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Academic Paper, Aug. 2010
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Disentagling Social Networks Inferred from Call Logs

M. Cebrian, A. Pentland, S. Kirkpatrick

Academic Paper, Aug. 2010
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The genetic algorithm as a general diffusion model for social networks

M. Lahiri, M. Cebrian.

Proceedings, July 2010
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Measuring the Collective Potential of Populations from Dynamic Interaction Data

M. Cebrian, M. Lahiri, N. Oliver, A. Pentland

Academic Paper, June 2010
Thesis

Modeling the Structure of Collective Intelligence

Dong, W. "Modeling the Structure of Collective Intelligence"

Thesis, June 2010
Publication

The Link Between Changes in Social Support and Changes in Job Satisfaction: An Investigation with the Sociometric Badge

Benjamin N. Waber, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Feb. 2010
Publication

Assessing Group Performance from Collective Behavior

Daniel Olguin Olguin, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Feb. 2010
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Introducing Causality and Traceability in Word-of-Mouth Algorithms

Heath Hohwald, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Manuel Cebrian, Nuria Oliver

Jan. 2010
Publication

Sensible Organizations: A Sensor-Based System for Organizational Design and Engineering

Daniel Olguin Olguin, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Dec. 2009
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Word-of-mouth algorithms: What you do not know will hurt you

M. Cebrian, E. Frias-Martinez

Nov. 2009
Publication

Sensor-Based Organizational Engineering

Daniel Olguin Olguin, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland

Nov. 2009