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SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 2 months ago
Convergence of Influential Bloggers for Topic Discovery in the Blogosphere
In this paper, we propose a novel approach to automatically detect "hot" or important topics of discussion in the blogosphere. The proposed approach is based on analyzing...
Shamanth Kumar, Reza Zafarani, Mohammad Ali Abbasi...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 2 months ago
Mitigating Issues Related to the Modeling of Insurgent Recruitment
Modeling the specific motivations and influences related to an individual‘s decision to become involved in insurgent warfare presents its own collection of unique challenges. The...
Erica Briscoe, Ethan Trewhitt, Lora Weiss, Elizabe...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 8 months ago
Projecting Sexual and Injecting HIV Risks into Future Outcomes with Agent-Based Modeling
Georgiy V. Bobashev, Robert J. Morris, William A. ...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 8 months ago
A Dynamical Systems Model for Understanding Behavioral Interventions for Weight Loss
We propose a dynamical systems model that captures the daily fluctuations of human weight change, incorporating both physiological and psychological factors. The model consists of...
J.-Emeterio Navarro-Barrientos, Daniel E. Rivera, ...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Social Network Data and Practices: The Case of Friendfeed
Due to their large worldwide adoption, Social Network Sites (SNSs) have been widely used in many global events as an important source to spread news and information. While the sear...
Fabio Celli, F. Marta L. Di Lascio, Matteo Magnani...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
State-Dependent Risk Preferences in Evolutionary Games
Abstract. There is much empirical evidence that human decisionmaking under risk does not correspond the decision-theoretic notion of “rational” decision making, namely to make ...
Patrick Roos, Dana S. Nau
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 10 months ago
Calibrating Subjective Probabilities Using Hierarchical Bayesian Models
Abstract. A body of psychological research has examined the correspondence between a judge’s subjective probability of an event’s outcome and the event’s actual outcome. The ...
Edgar C. Merkle
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Literature Search through Mixed-Membership Community Discovery
Tina Eliassi-Rad, Keith Henderson
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Social Factors in Creating an Integrated Capability for Health System Modeling and Simulation
Abstract. The health system is a complex system of systems – changes in agriculture, transportation, economics, family life, medical practices, and many other things can have a p...
Paul P. Maglio, Melissa Cefkin, Peter J. Haas, Pat...
SBP
2010
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
A Knowledge Collaboration Network Model across Disciplines
Abstract. We propose a theoretical framework for the optimal collaboration among researchers in a knowledge network in which researchers are not limited to a single discipline and ...
Anna Nagurney, Qiang Qiang