What's Up at DNDS

High-Performance Graph Algorithms Using Linear Algebra

January 15, 2020

On January 14, 2020, the DNDS Seminar Series hosted a talk by Gábor Szárnyas, research fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Gábor works with graph theory and graph processing techniques, and he talked about a recent development in this area: the GraphBLAS approach. 

Pollination Networks and Spatial Connectivity

January 7, 2020

Juliana Pereira, a Ph.D. candidate in our department, whose recent work focuses on ecological networks, including animal social networks, species interactions, and spatial networks, gave a lecture about plant-animal mutualistic networks and spatial connectivity in the Atlantic Forest, which is an exploratory direction of her thesis project. 

Christmas Movies

December 16, 2019

As the holiday season is approaching, also reflected in Google Trends (Figure 1), probably many of us are preparing to enjoy some recreational movie nights – but where to start? Here I analyze movies from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb [1]) that users related to Christmas.

Article Out: Quantifying Life Quality as Walkability on Urban Networks: The Case of Budapest

December 5, 2019

Our new article "Quantifying Life Quality as Walkability on Urban Networks: The Case of Budapest" has been published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications (access the article and the free PrePrint).

1st Place for Team With CEU DNDS Student in Microsoft Hackathon #Hack4ideas

November 18, 2019

On November 5th at the Microsoft Center Brussels, our second year PhD student Hao Cui participated in the first edition of Microsoft Policy Hackathon Hack4Ideas, a joint initiative between Microsoft, Central European University, the College of Europe, and the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po).