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FuturICT and Social Sciences: Big Data, Big Thinking

Rosaria Conte, Nigel Gilbert, Giulia Bonelli, and Dirk Helbing (19 July 2011)

Imagine storing all the computational information produced in the world in just one year: you would have a pile of DVDs able to reach the Moon and back. How about all the data collected since the beginning of the computer era? The quantity is so huge that traditional units of measurement cannot cope. For this reason a few years ago computer scientists started talking about “Big Data”, referring to the gathering, formatting, analysing and manipulating of a massive amount of digital information. ...
Achilles' heels of current economic theories - The debate

Dirk Helbing, ETHZ, Switzerland (16 May 2011)

A guest editorial by Dirk Helbing (ETHZ, Switzerland) presenting an ongoing debate on the Achilles' heels of current economic theories. ...

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Call for papers: P2P Financial Systems International Workshop [URL]

posted by P2Pfisy's pictureP2Pfisy, 27 February 2017

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PhD positions on Economic Networks at CEU [URL]

posted by kertesz's picturekertesz, 05 December 2017

CEU has recognized the importance of the interplay between economics and network science and established two PhD fellowships to promote the study of economic networks. One of the students will participate in the Economics PhD Program and will take extra courses in network science, while the other one will be student of the PhD Program in Network Science and will get additional training in economics.  ...
Associate Professor in Physics [URL]

posted by saraolson's picturesaraolson, 07 November 2017

The IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca, has open a call for an Associate Professor Position in Physics. In order to be eligible to participate, the candidate must have, alternatively •             Candidates that have been awarded eligibility ("idoneità") for the category of the position advertised; •             Professors currently appointed to similar positions by other national Universities; •             International scholars currently undertaking regular research and teaching activity at a University level in a position similar to that advertised....
Research Fellow (Complex Networks & Stability) [URL]

posted by weisiguo's pictureweisiguo, 17 August 2017

The goal of the CHANCE (Coupled Human and Natural Critical Ecosystems) project is to develop fundamentally new data science approaches to modeling large-scale networks. Leading researchers that are making advances in complex networks, graph theory, and control theory are welcomed to apply....
Data Scientist (Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning [URL]

posted by weisiguo's pictureweisiguo, 17 August 2017

Fixed term contract for 30 months. Opportunity for permnant position at company afterwards. Employer: University of Warwick, UK Location: Ranplan (Company), Cambridge You will undertake research on a collaborative InnovateUK KTP Project, which is between the University of Warwick and RANPLAN, a start-up company in Cambridge. As the data scientist KTP associate, you will be employed by Warwick and based largely at the company.  ...
New deadline for PhD scholarship applications at IMT Lucca - August 9th 2017 [URL]

posted by saraolson's picturesaraolson, 07 August 2017

The deadline for applications for PhD Scholarships at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca has been extended to August 9th 2017 at 3pm CEST. Of particular interest to the readers of this website is the "Economics, Networks and Business Analytics" track, which is embedded within the "Systems Science" PhD Program. Students will have the opportunity to carry out research within the School's research units that are active in the fields of Economics, Analytics, Network Theory, Statistical Physics, Financial and Economic Networks, Markets and Big Data....

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Optimal Inflation Target: Insights from an Agent-Based Model

Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Stanislao Gualdi, Marco Tarzia, Francesco Zamponi

posted by matus's picturematus, 08 November 2017

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Mean Field Limit of a Behavioral Financial Market Model

Torsten Trimborn, Martin Frank, Stephan Martin

posted by matus's picturematus, 08 November 2017

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Beautiful and damned. Combined effect of content quality and social ties on user engagement

Luca M. Aiello, Rossano Schifanella, Miriam Redi, Stacey Svetlichnaya, Frank Liu, Simon Osindero

posted by matus's picturematus, 08 November 2017

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How social information can improve estimation accuracy in human groups

Bertrand Jayles, Hye-rin Kim, Ramón Escobedo, Stéphane Cezera, Adrien Blanchet, Tatsuya Kamed...

posted by matus's picturematus, 08 November 2017

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The Dakotas War - An Adventure in Geometry

Victor Aguilar

posted by Grozny's pictureGrozny, 03 November 2017

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How Algebra, But Not Geometry, Is Based on Happy Coincidences

Victor Aguilar

posted by Grozny's pictureGrozny, 31 October 2017

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The inefficiency of Bitcoin revisited: a dynamic approach

Aurelio F. Bariviera

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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Testing the causality of Hawkes processes with time reversal

Marcus Cordi, Damien Challet, Ioane Muni Toke

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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Wealth distribution in presence of debts. A Fokker--Planck description

Marco Torregrossa, Giuseppe Toscani

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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A physical model for efficient ranking in networks

Caterina De Bacco, Daniel B. Larremore, Cristopher Moore

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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