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[CCICADA-announce] DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series - March 4, 2013

Linda Casals lindac at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Mon Mar 4 08:37:50 EST 2013


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DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series Presents
               
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Title: Predicting Viral Memes using Community Structure

Speaker: Yong-Yeol Ahn, Indiana University

Date: Monday, March 4, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431, Rutgers University                 
             Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

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Abstract: 

Our life relies on various complex systems: the intricate mechanisms
of our bodies, social systems in our society, and many more. The basic
structure of these complex systems can often be described as a network
that consists of individual elements and the interactions between
them. For example: interacting genes, proteins, and metabolites form
biological networks; interacting neurons form a brain network; and
interacting people form a social network. In this talk, I will discuss
a fundamental topic "network communities" by introducing two of my
recent studies: finding highly overlapping community structure and
exploiting community structure to predict virality of memes.

DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Series Calendar 2013-
See: http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Seminars/interseminars12-13.html




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