Revealing Networks in Society and Culture
2016-11-03 (Creation date: 2016-11-03)
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This talk will explore how network framework allows us to reveal hidden patterns in social and cultural data, by examining networks in food, history, online communities, and industry.
Indiana University Social Science Research Commons
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Yong-Yeol (YY) Ahn is an assistant professor at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing and a co-founder of Janys Analytics. He develops and leverages mathematical and computational methods to study complex systems such as living organisms, the brain, society, and culture. His recent contribution includes a new framework to identify pervasively overlapping modules in networks, network-based algorithms to predict viral memes, and a new computational approach to study food culture. He is a recipient of several awards including Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship.