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We are still recruiting volunteers for studies on human behavior. We are interested in people from anywhere in the world. Link: https://volunteerscience.com/

This recently released report is based on survey data from communication on the day of the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Two postdoctoral positions in computational social science are available with dual appointments at Northeastern and Harvard Universities, to work in the lab of David Lazer.  Candidates will be expected to work on a combination of their own research and collaborative proj

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Northeastern Computational Social Science/Digital Humanities Series Talk
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Recent Publications

Media Coverage And Appearance
Publication date: 08/2016
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Donald Trump has become well known for his shoot-from-the-hip tweeting style. Lots of insults, lots of...

Media Coverage And Appearance
Publication date: 06/2016
Authors: Greg St. Martin
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Journal Article
Publication date: 05/2016
Authors: Annie Waldherr, Et Al

Abstract In this article, we focus on noise in the sense of irrelevant information in a data set as a specific methodological challenge of web...

Journal Article
Publication date: 01/2016
Authors: Navid Dianati

Empirical networks of weighted dyadic relations often contain “noisy” edges that alter the global...

Conference Proceeding
Publication date: 10/2015
Authors: Ancsa Hannak, David Lazer, Christo Wilson , Alan Mislove

To cope with the immense amount of content on the web, search engines often use complex algorithms to personalize search results for individual...

Publication date: 08/2015
Authors: Katherine Ognyanova