Computational Social Science

Studying large scale social networks such as Wikipedia

An Emergent Mosaic of Wikipedian Activity (Vizzards 2007 Entry)
By Bruce W. Herr II, Todd Holloway, Katy Börner
Second Sight: An Emergent Mosaic of Wikipedian Activity, The NewScientist, May 19, 2007


113 Years of Physical Review
By Bruce W. Herr II and Russell Duhon (Data Mining & Visualization), Elisha F. Hardy (Graphic Design), Shashikant Penumarthy (Data Preparation) and Katy Börner (Concept)


Computational Scientometrics

Studying science by scientific means

A Map of Science

Börner, Katy, Chaomei Chen, and Kevin Boyack. "Visualizing Knowledge Domains." In Annual Review of Information Science & Technology 37, ed. Blaise Cronin, 179-255. Medford, NJ: Information Today Inc./American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2003.

Mapping Knowledge Domains

Shiffrin, Richard M. and Katy Börner (eds.) Mapping Knowledge Domains: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(Suppl_1). 2004.


Illuminated Diagram Display

Paley, W. Bradford, Kevin W. Boyack, Richard Klavans, and Katy Börner. Mapping, Illuminating, and Interacting with Science. SIGGRAPH 2007, San Diego, CA.



Burns, Gully, Bruce W. Herr II, David Newman, Tommy Ingulfsen, Patric Pantel, and Padhraic Smyth. A Snapshot of Neuroscience: Unsupervised Natural Language Processing of Abstracts from the Society for Neuroscience 2006. November 6th, 2007, San Diego, California.



Computational Economics

Does the type of product that a country exports matter for subsequent economic performance?

The Product Space

Hidalgo, Cesar, Bailey Klinger, Albert-László Barabási, and Ricardo Hausmann. "The Product Space and its Consequences for Economic Growth." Science 317 (2007, July 27): 482-487.

Computational Proteomics


Schnell, Santiago, Santo Fortunato, and Sourav Roy. "Is the intrinsic disorder of proteins the cause of the scale-free architecture of protein-protein interaction networks?" Proteomics 7 no. 6 (2007): 961-964.

Computational Epidemics


Impact of Air Travel

Colizza, Vittoria, Alain Barrat, Marc Barthelemy, and Alessandro Vespignani. "Epidemic modeling in complex realities." Comptes Rendus Biologie 330 (2007): 364-374. Elsevier.

Colizza, Vittoria, Romualdo Pastor-Satorras, and Alessandro Vespignani. "Reaction-diffusion processes and metapopulation models in heterogeneous networks." Nature Physics 3 (2007): 276-282. Nature Publishing Group.

Colizza, Vittoria, Alain Barrat, Marc Barthelemy, Alain-Jacques Valleron, and Alessandro Vespignani. "Modeling the Worldwide Spread of Pandemic Influenza: Baseline Case and Containment Interventions." PLoS Medicine 4 no. 1 (2007): 95-110.


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