What's Up at DNDS

Social Targeting: Social Network Analysis in Telecommunications Industry Application

March 21, 2019

The Department of Network and Data Science welcomed András Kárpáti (Lynx) to deliver a presentation on March 5, 2019. He shared his perspective on the application of graph theory in general and social network in particular in business development. As a product company focusing on the use of big data graphs in dealing with complex business problems, Lynx proposes a better campaign targeting solution for generic products.

Media Echo Chambers Increase Polarization in Society

March 14, 2019

Is it possible to reach a consensus with someone whose political opinion differs from your own? What if you both rely on social media like Facebook and Twitter for information about news and politics?

According to a new paper co-authored by Professor Janos Kertesz, head of CEU’s Department of Data and Network Science, the kinds of “echo chambers” created by online media make reaching such a consensus unlikely. Not only do people with vastly different political opinions resist change, even those with less different beliefs have trouble finding consensus between themselves.

Letina's Article Published in Complexity Journal

February 25, 2019

Hot off the press: Read our PhD student Srebrenka Letina and collaborators' article “Expanding Network Analysis Tools in Psychological Networks: Minimal Spanning Trees, Participation Coefficients, and Motif Analysis Applied to a Network of 26 Psychological Attributes“, published in Complexity Journal.

AUTHORS | Srebrenka Letina, Tessa F. Blanken, Marie K. Deserno, Denny Borsboom

Manran Zhu Receives Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students

February 13, 2019

Manran Zhu - PhD student at the Department of Network and Data Science - has received the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students for the 2017/2018 academic year. Congratulations!

Srebrenka Letina Receives Award for Advanced Doctoral Students

February 12, 2019

Srebrenka Letina - PhD student at the Department of Network and Data Science - has received the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students for outstanding student research. Congratulations!