Emilio Ferrara

  • Ph.D.
  • Computer Scientist
  • University of Southern California
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Network Science Complex networks Social network analysis Knowledge Management Recommender Systems Artificial intelligence Algorithms Web Mining Data mining Social media Social Web Semantic Web

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About

I hold a PhD in Mathemathics & Computer Science (University of Messina, Italy - 2012).

Research field: Network science, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics

Main interests: Complex Networks, Social Network Analysis, Data Mining

Current position:
Computer Scientist at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute

Additional Affiliations:

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, at the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS), working with Prof. Alessandro Flammini and Prof. Fil Menczer

Royal Holloway University of London, at the Paccanaro Lab (Centre for Systems and Synthetic Biology) with group of Dr. Alberto Paccanaro

University of Messina, at Department of Mathematics, with Informatics Section

Publications

Adaptive search over sorted sets

Bonasera B, Ferrara E, Fiumara G, Pagano F, Provetti A

Journal of Discrete Algorithms (2015)

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Measuring Emotional Contagion in Social Media.

Ferrara E, Yang Z

PloS one (2015)

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Quantifying the effect of sentiment on information diffusion in social media

Ferrara E, Yang Z

PeerJ Computer Science (2015)

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Analysis of a Heterogeneous Social Network of Humans and Cultural Objects

Agreste S, De Meo P, Ferrara E, Piccolo S, Provetti A

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems (2014)

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Clustering memes in social media streams

JafariAsbagh M, Ferrara E, Varol O, Menczer F, Flammini A

Social Network Analysis and Mining (2014)

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Professional experience

Computer Scientist

University of Southern California

August 2015 - Present

Research Assistant Professor

Indiana University Bloomington

January 2015 - August 2015 (7 months)

Postdoctoral research fellow

Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing

March 2012 - December 2014 (2 years 9 months)

Visiting Student

Royal Holloway University of London

September 2011 - March 2012 (6 months)

PhD School in Mathematics and Computer Science

Università degli Studi di Messina - University of Messina

January 2009 - March 2012 (3 years 2 months)

Visiting Student

Technische Universität Wien - Technical University of Vienna

February 2010 - May 2010 (3 months)

Education history

University of Messina

Ph.D.

January 2009 - December 2011 (2 years 11 months)

Università degli Studi di Messina - University of Messina

Msc. Computer Science

October 2006 - July 2008 (1 year 9 months)