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The Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS) focuses on fostering interdisciplinary research in all areas related to complex networks and systems, computational social science, and data science. We mine, model, and analyze complex systems and networks, producing high-impact and high-visibility research that applies, and occasionally develops, AI approaches to a wide range of topics: from modeling online diffusion and influence to detecting social bots and online manipulation, and from science of science to climate studies and a range of health-related topics.



Radicchi appointed as Associate Editor for Physical Review E

CNetS faculty Filippo Radicchi assumed the position of Associate Editor at Physical Review E, the flagship journal for Complex Networks and Systems research. Radicchi will handle manuscripts submitted to the journal’s “Networks and Complex Systems” section. See also Luddy's press release and...

CNetS researchers reach finals of the Prosocial Ranking Challenge

We are developing a “bridging” algorithm to rerank social media feeds, aiming to foster civil discussions and appeal to a diverse audience, thus creating a more positive and inclusive online environment. We accomplish this by promoting content that elicits diverse and positive responses while demoti...

OSoMe and CNetS researchers to present 26 papers at summer conferences

We’re excited to announce that researchers at the Observatory on Social Media and the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research will present 26 papers at various conferences over the summer. Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Lin...

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