WG 2: Theory of knowledge spaces

Evaluation of statistical properties of large data sets – STSM of Peter Richmond to the Bulgarian Academy of Science in Sofia

Evaluation of statistical properties of large data sets – STSM of Peter Richmond to the Bulgarian Academy of Science in Sofia

Report: COST STSM TD1210 20984; 7th to 18th October 2014 Short-term mission 20984 took place as planned. At the outset we began examining large financial data sets from two complementary perspectives. The first sought to examine the statistical nature of the Wells Wilder index and the associated Relative Strength Index…

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Towards Understanding Popularity of Science Topics – STSM report of Marija Mitrovic @ Ljubljana

Towards Understanding Popularity of Science Topics – STSM report of Marija Mitrovic @ Ljubljana

Report on the visit of Dr. Marija Mitrović to Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, on May 12-23, 2014 based on grant STSM-TD1210-16719 Title of STSM: Towards Understanding Popularity of Science Topics: Analysis of Data from Knowledge Dissemination Portals by Bipartite Networks Modeling and Simulations It was very nice to come…

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Wikipedia network data – STSM report of Krzysztof Suchecki @ eHumanities group Amsterdam

Wikipedia network data – STSM report of Krzysztof Suchecki @ eHumanities group Amsterdam

Wikipedia network data I have visited Amsterdam and den Haag during my STSM from 20.05.2014 to 24.05.2014. During the visit to DANS institute in den Haag I have discussed the issues with depositing the dataset containing Wikipedia network data in DANS archive with Emilie Kraaikamp. Thanks to the discussion, we…

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After the workshop – Rich models for complex data – a report

After the workshop – Rich models for complex data – a report

The workshop Rich models for complex data took place inNamur, Belgium from May 7-8, 2014. Computational science has entered the era of Big Data, fueled by unparalleled amounts of data coming from high-throughput technologies and electronic records collected by various sensors and communication devices. This trend is particularly visible in…

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Algorithms and Methods for Temporal Networks – report of a STSM by Vsevolod Salnikov

Algorithms and Methods for Temporal Networks – report of a STSM by Vsevolod Salnikov

Scientific report of the STSM at ISI Torino, 15-28.03.2014 In the last few years, the continuous development of ICT has led to a change of paradigm, sometimes called Big Data, associated to a drastic increase in data collection methods and computing power. In the social sciences, it is now possible,…

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Simulating the Social Processes of Science – a summary

Simulating the Social Processes of Science – a summary

The Lorentz Center (Leiden, The Netherlands) is well known for providing a special environment for scientific collaboration, and is therefore booked long time in advance for workshops for which grants there is a strong competition. The participants of the week-long workshops are provided with an office space – to be…

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