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Emilio Ferrara

  • Ph.D.
  • Computer Scientist
  • University of Southern California
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Research Interests

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

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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Collective behaviors and networks

  • Ciampaglia G
  • Ferrara E
  • Flammini A
EPJ Data Science (2014)
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Measurement and Analysis of Online Social Networks Systems

  • E Ferrara
Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (2014)
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Supporting a Social Media Observatory with Customizable Index Structures: Architecture and Performance

  • Xiaoming Gao
  • Evan Roth
  • Karissa McKelvey
  • Clayton Davis
  • Andrew Younge
  • Emilio Ferrara
  • Filippo Menczer
  • Judy Qiu
Cloud Computing for Data-Intensive Applications (2014)
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Professional experience

Computer Scientist

University of Southern California

August 2015

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 (3 years)

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)

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 (3 years)

Università degli Studi di Messina - University of Messina

Msc. Computer Science

October 2006 - July 2008 (2 years)