Publications

New Major Publications

Bayesian collective learning emerges from heuristic social learning
P.M. Krafft, Erez Shmueli, Thomas L. Griffiths, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, and Alex Pentland,
Cognition, July 2021

Unraveling the association between socioeconomic diversity and consumer price index in a tourism country
Yan Leng, Nakash Ali Babwany, and Alex Pentland
Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 28 June 2021

Accuracy-Risk Trade-Off Due to Social Learning in Crowd-Sourced Financial Predictions
Dhaval Adjodah, Yan Leng , Shi Kai Chong, P. M. Krafft, Esteban Moro, and Alex Pentland
Entropy, 24 June 2021

Association between COVID-19 outcomes and mask mandates, adherence, and attitudes
Dhaval Adjodah, Karthik Dinakar, Matteo Chinazzi, Samuel P. Fraiberger, Alex Pentland, Samantha Bates, Kyle Staller, Alessandro Vespignani, and Deepak L. Bhatt
PLoS ONE, 23 June 2021

Principled approach to the selection of the embedding dimension of networks
Weiwei Gu, Aditya Tandon, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Filippo Radicchi
Nature Communications, 18 June 2021

Effect of COVID-19 response policies on walking behavior in US cities
Ruth F. Hunter, Leandro Garcia, Thiago Herick de Sa, Belen Zapata-Diomedi, Christopher Millett, James Woodcock, Alex Pentland, and Esteban Moro
Nature Communications, 16 June 2021

Housing Prices and the Skills Composition of Neighborhoods
Shahad Althobaiti, Saud Alghumayjan, Morgan R. Frank, Esteban Moro, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, and Alex Pentland
Frontiers in Big Data, 31 May 2021

The Strength of Structural Diversity in Online Social Networks
Yafei Zhang, Lin Wang, Jonathan J. H. Zhu, Xiaofan Wang, and Alex Pentland
Research, 26 May 2021

Assessing the Effectiveness of Using Live Interactions and Feedback to Increase Engagement in Online Learning
Beth Porter, John Doucette, Andrew Reilly, Dan Calacci, Burcin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, 11 May 2021

Uncovering feature interdependencies in high‐noise environments with stepwise lookahead decision forests
Delilah Donick and Sandro Claudio Lera
Nature Scientific Reports, 29 April 2021

Neural embeddings of scholarly periodicals reveal complex disciplinary organizations
Hao Peng, Qing Ke, Ceren Budak, Daniel M. Romero, and Yong-Yeol Ahn
Science Advances, 23 April 2021

Spillovers across industries and regions in China’s regional economic diversification
Jian Gao, Bogang Jun, Alex Pentland, Tao Zhou, and César A. Hidalgo
Regional Studies, 31 March 2021

COVID-19 policy analysis: labour structure dictates lockdown mobility behaviour
Samuel Heroy, Isabella Loaiza, Alex Pentland, and Neave O’Clery
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 31 March 2021

Universal resilience patterns in labor markets
Esteban Moro, Morgan R. Frank, Alex Pentland, Alex Rutherford, Manuel Cebrian, and Iyad Rahwan
Nature Communications, 30 March 2021

Persona2vec: a flexible multi-role representations learning framework for graphs
Jisung Yoon, Kai-Cheng Yang, Woo-Sung Jung, and Yong-Yeol Ahn
PeerJ Computer Science, 30 March 2021

Empirica: a virtual lab for high-throughput macro-level experiments
Abdullah Almaatouq, Joshua Becker, James P. Houghton, Nicolas Paton, Duncan J. Watts, and Mark E. Whiting 
Behavior Research Methods, 29 March 2021

Ethical machines: The human-centric use of artificial intelligence
Bruno Lepri, Nuria Oliver, and Alex Pentland
iScience, 19 March 2021

Validating Gravity-Based Market Share Models Using Large-Scale Transactional Data
Yoshihiko Suhara, Mohsen Bahrami, Burcin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland
Big Data, 18 March 2021

Shifting attention to accuracy can reduce misinformation online
Gordon Pennycook, Ziv Epstein, Mohsen Mosleh, Antonio A. Arechar, Dean Eckles, and David G. Rand
Nature, 17 March 2021

Towards an attestation architecture for blockchain networks
Thomas Hardjono and Ned Smith
World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems, 11 March 2021

Prevalence of Misinformation and Factchecks on the COVID-19 Pandemic in 35 Countries: Observational Infodemiology Study
Meeyoung Cha, Chiyoung Cha, Karandeep Singh, Gabriel Lima, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Juhi Kulshrestha, and Onur Varol
JMIR Human Factors, 25 February 2021

The effectiveness of backward contact tracing in networks
Sadamori Kojaku, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, Enys Mones, Sune Lehmann, and Yong-Yeol Ahn
Nature Physics, 25 February 2021

On the challenges of predicting microscopic dynamics of online conversations
John Bollenbacher, Diogo Pacheco, Pik-Mai Hui, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alessandro Flammini, and Filippo Menczer
Applied Network Science, 15 February 2021

Systematic Evaluation of State Policy Interventions Targeting the US Opioid Epidemic, 2007-2018
Byungkyu Lee, Wanying Zhao, Kai-Cheng Yang, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Brea L. Perry
JAMA Network Open, 12 February 2021

Give more data, awareness and control to individual citizens, and they will help COVID-19 containment
Mirco Nanni, et al.
Ethics and Information Technology, 2 February 2021

What's Next in Blockchain Research?: - An Identification of Key Topics Using a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Horst Treiblmaier, Melanie Swan, Primavera de Filippi, Mary Lacity, Thomas Hardjono, and Henry Kim
ACM SIGMIS Database: the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, February 2021

Misinformation during the COVID-19 outbreak in China: cultural, social and political entanglements
Yan Leng, Yujia Zhai, Shaojing Sun, Yifei Wu, Jordan Selzer, Sharon Stroverk, Hezhao Zhang, Anfan Chen, and Ying Ding
IEEE Transactions on Big Data, 29 January 2021

Generalized word shift graphs: a method for visualizing and explaining pairwise comparisons between texts
Ryan J. Gallagher, Morgan R. Frank, Lewis Mitchell, Aaron J. Schwartz, Andrew J. Reagan, Christopher M. Danforth, and Peter Sheridan Dodds
EPJ Data Science, 19 January 2021

Decentralized Financial Market Infrastructures Evolution: from Intermediated Structures to Decentralized Structures for Financial Agreements
Sara Feenan, Daniel Heller, Alexander Lipton, Massimo Morini, Rhomaios Ram, Robert Sams, Tim Swanson, Stanley Yong, and Diana Barrero Zalles
The Journal of FinTech, 15 January 2021

A Closed-Form Solution For Optimal Ornstein–Uhlenbeck Driven Trading Strategies
Alexander Lipton and Marcos Lopez de Prado
International Journal of Theoretical & Applied Finance, 14 January 2021

A time-based model and GIS framework for assessing hazardous materials transportation risk in urban areas
Ronay Ak, Mohsen Bahrami, and Burcin Bozkaya
Journal of Transport & Health, December 2020

Prediction and prevention of disproportionally dominant agents in complex networks
Sandro Claudio Lera, Alex Pentland, and Didier Sornette
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 3 November 2020

Extraction of Naturalistic Driving Patterns with Geographic Information Systems
José Balsa-Barreiro, Pedro M. Valero-Mora, Mónica Menéndez, and Rashid Mehmood
Mobile Networks and Applications, 23 October 2020

Who Gets Credit for AI-Generated Art?
Ziv Epstein, Sydney Levine, David G. Rand, and Iyad Rahwan
iScience, 25 September 2020

Looking for a better future: modeling migrant mobility
Isabella Loaiza Saa, Matej Novak, Alfredo J. Morales, and Alex Pentland
Applied Network Science, 22 September 2020

Diversity of Idea Flows and Economic Growth
Alex Pentland
Journal of Social Computing, September 2020

Contextualizing Human Psychology 
Alex Pentland
Technology, Mind, and Behavior, 29 August 2020

Computational social science: Obstacles and opportunities 
David Lazar, Alex Pentland, et al. 
Science, 28 August 2020 

The universal pathway to innovative urban economies
Inho Hong, Morgan R. Frank, Iyad Rahwan, Woo-Sung Jung, and Hyejin Youn
Science Advances, 21 August 2020

Interdependence and the cost of uncoordinated responses to COVID-19
David Holtz et al. 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 18 August 2020

Modelling the impact of testing, contact tracing and household quarantine on second waves of COVID-19 
Alberto Aleta et al. 
Nature Human Behaviour, 05 August 2020

Physics and Derivatives: On Three Important Problems in Mathematical Finance
Alexander Lipton and Vadim Kaushansky
The Journal of Derivatives, August 2020

Geographical fragmentation of the global network of Twitter communications  
Leila Hedayatifar,  Alfredo J. Morales, and Yaneer Bar-Yam
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 21 July 2020

Segregation dynamics with reinforcement learning and agent based modeling
Egemen Sert, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and Alfredo J. Morales
Nature Scientific Reports, 16 July 2020

BiRank: Fast and Flexible Ranking on Bipartite Networks with R and Python
Kai-Cheng Yang, Brian Aronson, and Yong-Yeol Ahn 
Journal of Open Source Software, 10 July 2020

Segregated interactions in urban and online space
Xiaowen Dong, et al.  
EPJ Data Science, 10 July 2020

Economic outcomes predicted by diversity in cities 
Shi Kai Chong, Mohsen Bahrami, Hao Chen, Selim Balcisoy, Burcin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland
EPJ Data Science, 24 June 2020

Contextual centrality: going beyond network structure 
Yan Leng, Yehonatan Sella, Rodrigo Ruiz, and Alex Pentland 
Nature Scientific Reports, 10 June 2020

Mobile phone data for informing public health actions across the COVID-19 pandemic life cycle 
Nuria Oliver, et al.
Science Advances, 5 June 2020

Adaptive social networks promote the wisdom of crowds
Abdullah Almaatouq, Alejandro Noriega-Campero, Abdulrahman Alotaibi, P. M. Krafft, Mehdi Moussaid, and Alex Pentland
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 26 May 2020

Overcoming barriers to early disease intervention
H. Hugo Caicedo, Daniel A. Hashimoto, Julio C. Caicedo, Alex Pentland, and Gary P. Pisano 
Nature Biotechnology, 22 May 2020

Blockchain Technology Secures Robot Swarms: A Comparison of Consensus Protocols and Their Resilience to Byzantine Robots
Volker Strobel, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, and Marco Dorigo
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 12 May 2020

Toward a Public-Key Management Framework for Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers
Thomas Hardjono, Alexander Lipton, and Alex Pentland
The Journal of FinTech, 6 May 2020

Evidence from internet search data shows information-seeking responses to news of local COVID-19 cases
Ana I. Bento, Thuy Nguyen, Coady Wing, Felipe Lozano-Rojas, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Kosali Simon
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 4 May 2020

Measuring the predictability of life outcomes with a scientific mass collaboration 
Matthew J. Salganik, et al. 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 14 April 2020 

To What Extent Will Blockchain Drive the Machine Economy? Perspectives From a Prospective Study
André Schweizer, Patricia Knoll, Nils Urbach, Heiko Andreas von der Gracht, and Thomas Hardjono
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 13 April 2020 

Give more data, awareness and control to individual citizens, and they will help COVID-19 containment
Mirco Nanni, et al. 
Transactions on Data Privacy, April 2020 

Functional and Social Team Dynamics in Industrial Settings
Dominic E. Saadi, Mark Sutcliffe, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and Alfredo J. Morales 
Complexity, 23 March 2020

Network Dynamics of a Financial Ecosystem 
Shahar Somin, Yaniv Altshuler, Goren Gordon, Alex Pentland, and Erez Shmueli 
Nature Scientific Reports, 12 March 2020 

Turkers of the World Unite: Multilevel In-Group Bias Among Crowdworkers on Amazon Mechanical Turk 
Abdullah Almaatouq, Peter Krafft, Yarrow Dunham, David G. Rand, Alex Pentland
Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1 March 2020 

Deglobalization in a hyper-connected world 
José Balsa-Barreiro, Aymeric Vié, Alfredo J. Morales, and Manuel Cebrián
Palgrave Communications, 25 February 2020

Monitoring of the Venezuelan exodus through Facebook’s advertising platform 
Joao Palotti et al. 
PLOS One, 21 February 2020

Using Behavioral Analytics to Predict Customer Invoice Payment
Mohsen Bahrami, Burcin Bozkaya, and Selim Balcisoy
Big Data, 14 February 2020

Purchase Patterns, Socioeconomic Status, and Political Inclination 
Xiaowen Dong, Eaman Jahani, Alfredo J. Morales, Burçin Bozkaya, Bruno Lepri, and Alex Pentland
The World Bank Economic Review, February 2020

Representativity and Networked Interference in Data-Rich Field Experiments: A Large-Scale RCT in Rural Mexico    
Alejandro Noriega and Alex Pentland
The World Bank Economic Review, February 2020

An Amazon stingless bee foraging activity predicted using recurrent artificial neural networks and attribute selection 
Pedro A. B. Gomes, et al. 
Nature Scientific Reports, 8 January 2020

Co‐contributorship network and division of labor in individual scientific collaborations
Chao Lu,Yingyi Zhang,Yong‐Yeol Ahn,Ying Ding, Chenwei Zhang, and Dandan Ma
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 4 December 2019 

Decentralized Trusted Computing Base for Blockchain Infrastructure Security 
Thomas Hardjono and Ned Smith 
Frontiers in Blockchain, 6 December 2019 

Globalization and the shifting centers of gravity of world's human dynamics: Implications for sustainability  
José Balsa-Barreiro, Yingcheng Li, Alfredo Morales, and Alex Pentland
Journal of Cleaner Production, 1 December 2019 

Federated Authorization over Access to Personal Data for Decentralized Identity Management  
Thomas Hardjono 
IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, December 2019 

Co-prescription network reveals social dynamics of opioid doctor shopping
Brea L. Perry, Kai Cheng Yang, Patrick Kaminski, Meltem Odabas, Jaehyuk Park, Michelle Martel, Carrie B. Oser, Patricia R. Freeman, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Jeffery Talbert
PLoS ONE, 25 October 2019 

Segregation and polarization in urban areas 
Alfredo J. Morales, Xiaowen Dong, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and Alex Pentland
Royal Society Open Science, 23 October 2019 

US social fragmentation at multiple scales  
Leila Hedayatifar, Rachel A. Rigg, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and Alfredo J. Morales 
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9 October 2019 

Winning Models for Grade Point Average, Grit, and Layoff in the Fragile Families Challenge  
Daniel E. Rigobon, Eaman Jahani, Yoshihiko Suhara, Khaled AlGhoneim, Abdulaziz Alghunaim, Alex Pentland, and Abdullah Almaatouq 
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, 10 September 2019 

Can an Emoji a Day Keep the Doctor Away? An Explorative Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study to Develop a Self-Help App for Youth With Mental Health Problems 
Levi Van Dam et al.
Frontiers in Psychiatry, 23 August 2019 

How to Hide One’s Relationships from Link Prediction Algorithms
Marcin Waniek, Kai Zhou, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Esteban Moro, Tomasz P. Michalak, and Talal Rahwan
Nature Scientific Reports, 21 August 2019

Global labor flow network reveals the hierarchical organization and dynamics of geo-industrial clusters
Jaehyuk Park, Ian B. Wood, Elise Jing, Azadeh Nematzadeh, Souvik Ghosh, Michael D. Conover, and Yong-Yeol Ahn
Nature Communications, 1 August 2019

Assessing Refugees’ Integration via Spatio-Temporal Similarities of Mobility and Calling Behaviors  
Antonio Luca Alfeo, Mario G. C. A. Cimino, Bruno Lepri, Alex Pentland, and Gigliola Vaglini
IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, August 2019 

Toward an Interoperability Architecture for Blockchain Autonomous Systems 
Thomas Hardjono, Alexander Lipton, and Alex Pentland
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 21 June 2019 

Machine behaviour
Iyad Rahwan et al. 
Nature, 25 April 2019 

A theory of discrete hierarchies as optimal cost-adjusted productivity organisations  
Sandro Claudio Lera and Didier Sornette
PLOS One, 18 April 2019

A trip-specific model for fuel saving estimation and subsidy policy making of carpooling based on empirical data 
Xiaobing Liu, Xuedong Yan, Feng Liu, Rui Wang, and Yan Leng
Applied Energy, 15 April 2019 

GIS Mapping of Driving Behavior Based on Naturalistic Driving Data
José Balsa-Barreiro, Pedro M. Valero-Mora, José L. Berné-Valero, and Fco-Alberto Varela-García 
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9 April 2019 

Mapping Time-Varying Accessibility and Territorial Cohesion With Time-Distorted Maps
José Balsa-Barreiro, Lukas Ambuühl, Mónica Menéndez, and Alex Pentland
IEEE Access, 27 March 2019 

Toward understanding the impact of artificial intelligence on labor
Morgan R. Frank, et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 25 March 2019

The evolution of citation graphs in artificial intelligence research
Morgan R. Frank, Dashun Wang, Manuel Cebrian, and Iyad Rahwan
Nature Machine Intelligence, 11 February 2019 

Inference of node attributes from social network assortativity
Dounia Mulders, Cyril de Bodt, Johannes Bjelland, Alex Pentland, Michel Verleysen, and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
Neural Computing and Applications, 7 January 2019 

On the privacy- conscientious use of mobile phone data 
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye et al.
Scientific Data, 11 December 2018

How Physical Proximity Shapes Complex Social Networks
Arkadiusz Stopczynski, Alex Pentland, and Sune Lehmann
Nature Scientific Reports, 7 December 2018

Fair, Transparent, and Accountable Algorithmic Decision-making Processes 
Bruno Lepri, Nuria Oliver, Emmanuel Letouzé, Alex Pentland, and Patrick Vinck  
Philosophy & Technology, December 2018

An interpretable approach for social network formation among heterogeneous agents
Yuan Yuan, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, and Alex Pentland 
Nature Communications, 8 November 2018

Behavioral attributes and financial churn prediction 
Erdem Kaya, Xiaowen Dong, Yoshihiko Suhara, Selim Balcisoy, Burcin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland.
EPJ Data Science, 19 October 2018

Digital trade coin: towards a more stable digital currency
Alex Lipton, Thomas Hardjono, and Alex Pentland
Royal Society Open Science, 18 July 2018

Is social capital associated with synchronization in human communication? An analysis of Italian call records and measures of civic engagement  
Marco Mamei, Francesca Pancotto, Marco De Nadai, Bruno Lepri, Michele Vescovi, Franco Zambonelli, and Alex Pentland
EPJ Data Science, 17 July 2018

The Rippling Effect of Social Influence via Phone Communication Network  
Yan Leng, Xiaowen Dong, Esteban Moro, and Alex Pentland
Complex Spreading Phenomena in Social Systems, 22 June 2018

Analyzing gender inequality through large-scale Facebook advertising data
David Garcia, Yonas Mitike Kassa, Angel Cuevas, Manuel Cebrian, Esteban Moro, Iyad Rahwan, and Ruben Cuevas
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 19 June 2018

Weather impacts expressed sentiment
Patrick Baylis, Nick Obradovich, Yury Kryvasheyeu, Haohui Chen, Lorenzo Coviello, Esteban Moro, Manuel Cebrian, and James H. Fowler
PLOS One, 25 April 2018

Methods for quantifying effects of social unrest using credit card transaction data
Xiaowen Dong, Joachim Meyer, Erez Shmueli, Burçin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland
EPJ Data Science, 13 April 2018

Generation of visually aesthetic and detailed 3D models of historical cities by using laser scanning and digital photogrammetry
José Balsa-Barreiro and Dieter Fritsch
Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, March 2018

Rhythm: A Unified Measurement Platform for Human Organizations 
Oren Lederman, Akshay Mohan, Dan Calacci, and Alex Pentland
IEEE MultiMedia, 16 January 2018

Dynamical networks of influence in small group discussions
Mehdi Moussaïd, Alejandro Noriega Campero, and Abdullah Almaatouq
PLOS One, 16 January 2018

Optimizing targeted vaccination across cyber–physical networks: an empirically based mathematical simulation study
Enys Mones, Arkadiusz Stopczynski, Alex Pentland, Nathaniel Hupert, and Sune Lehmann
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 3 January 2018

Architecture Board Practices in Adaptive Enterprise Architecture with Digital Platform: A Case of Global Healthcare Enterprise
Yoshimasa Masuda, Seiko Shirasaka, Shuichiro Yamamoto, and Thomas Hardjono
International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, January 2018

Temporal patterns behind the strength of persistent ties  
Henry Navarro, Giovanna Miritello, Arturo Canales, and Esteban Moro
EPJ Data Science, 16 December 2017

Social Bridges in Urban Purchase Behavior
Xiaowen Dong, Yoshihiko  Suhara, Burçin Bozkaya, Vivek Kumar Singh, Bruno  Lepri, and Alex Pentland
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, December 2017

Bracketing off the actors: Towards an action-centric research agenda
Brian T. Pentland, Alex P. Pentland, and Roger J. Calantone
Information and Organization, September 2017

Erratum to: Improving official statistics in emerging markets using machine learning and mobile phone data
Eaman Jahani, Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Linus Bengtsson, Alex Pentland, and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
EPJ Data Science, 8 June 2017

Improving official statistics in emerging markets using machine learning and mobile phone data  
Eaman Jahani, Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Linus Bengtsson, Alex Pentland, and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
EPJ Data Science, 16 May 2017

Driver behavior profiling: An investigation with different smartphone sensors and machine learning
Jair Ferreira Junior, Eduardo Carvalho, Bruno V. Ferreira, Cleidson de Souza, Yoshihiko Suhara, Alex Pentland, and Gustavo Pessin
PLOS One, 10 April 2017

Behavioral Indicators on a Mobile Sensing Platform Predict Clinically Validated Psychiatric Symptoms of Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Skyler Place, et al. 
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16 March 2017

bandicoot: a Python Toolbox for Mobile Phone Metadata  
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Luc Rocher, and Alex Pentland
Journal of Machine Learning Research, October 2016

Network Diversity and Affect Dynamics: The Role of Personality Traits
Aamena Alshamsi, Fabio Pianesi, Bruno Lepri, Alex Pentland, and Iyad Rahwan
PLOS One, 1 April 2016

Energy consumption prediction using people dynamics derived from cellular network data
Andrey Bogomolov, Bruno Lepri, Roberto Larcher, Fabrizio Antonelli, Fabio Pianesi, and Alex Pentland
EPJ Data Science, 31 March 2016

Are You Your Friends’ Friend? Poor Perception of Friendship Ties Limits the Ability to Promote Behavioral Change
Abdullah Almaatouq, Laura Radaelli, Alex Pentland, and Erez Shmueli
PLOS One, 22 March 2016

Response to Comment on “Unique in the shopping mall: On the reidentifiability of credit card metadata”
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye and Alex Pentland
Science, 18 March 2016

Rapid assessment of disaster damage using social media activity
Yury Kryvasheyeu, Haohui Chen, Nick Obradovich, Esteban Moro, Pascal Van Hentenryck, James Fowler, and Manuel Cebrian
Science Advances, 11 March 2016

If it looks like a spammer and behaves like a spammer, it must be a spammer: analysis and detection of microblogging spam accounts​
Abdullah Almaatouq, Erez Shmueli, Mariam Nouh, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, Vivek K. Singh, Mansour Alsaleh, Abdulrahman Alarifi, Anas Alfaris, and Alex Pentland
International Journal of Information Security, 20 February 2016

The Mobile Territorial Lab: a multilayered and dynamic view on parents’ daily lives
Simone Centellegher, et al.
EPJ Data Science, 20 February 2016

The role of personality in shaping social networks and mediating behavioral change
Bruno Lepri, Jacopo Staiano, Erez Shmueli, Fabio Pianesi, and Alex Pentland
User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 15 February 2016

A multi-source dataset of urban life in the city of Milan and the Province of Trentino
Gianni Barlacchi, et al. 
Scientific Data, 27 October 2015

Making big data work: smart, sustainable, and safe cities
Bruno Lepri, Fabrizio Antonelli, Fabio Pianesi, and Alex Pentland
EPJ Data Science, 16 October 2015

Temporal fidelity in dynamic social networks
Arkadiusz Stopczynski, Piotr Sapiezynski, Alex Pentland, and Sune Lehmann
The European Physical Journal B, 7 October 2015

Moves on the Street: Classifying Crime Hotspots Using Aggregated Anonymized Data on People Dynamics
Andrey Bogomolov, Bruno Lepri, Jacopo Staiano, Emmanuel Letouzé, Nuria Oliver, Fabio Pianesi, and Alex Pentland
Big Data, 16 September 2015

Simple market models fail the test
Alex Pentland
Nature, 2 September 2015

Money Walks: Implicit Mobility Behavior and Financial Well-Being   
Vivek Kumar Singh, Burcin Bozkaya, and Alex Pentland  
PLOS One, 28 August 2015

Beyond Contagion: Reality Mining Reveals Complex Patterns of Social Influence            
Aamena Alshamsi, Fabio Pianesi, Bruno Lepri, Alex Pentland, and Iyad Rahwan 
PLOS One, 27 August 2015

Partnership Ties Shape Friendship Networks: A Dynamic Social Network Study
Christoph Stadtfeld and Alex Pentland
Social Forces, 26 June 2015

Gender Differences in Real-Home Sleep of Young and Older Couples
Maryam Butt, Stuart F. Quan, Alex Pentland, and Inas Khayal
Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care, 19 May 2015

Assessing data intrusion threats—Response
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye and Alex Pentland
Science, 10 April 2015

Unique in the shopping mall: On the reidentifiability of credit card metadata   
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Laura Radaelli, Vivek Kumar Singh, and Alex Pentland
Science, 30 January 2015

Sensing Informal Networks in Organizations
Maya Orbach, Maegen Demko, Jeremy Doyle, Benjamin N. Waber, and Alex Pentland
American Behavioral Scientist, 21 November 2014

Social Persuasion in Online and Physical Networks
Vivek K. Singh, Ankur Mani, and Alex Pentland
Proceedings of the IEEE, 6 November 2014

The Strength of the Strongest Ties in Collaborative Problem Solving
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Arkadiusz Stopczynski, Erez Shmueli, Alex Pentland, and Sune Lehmann
Nature Scientific Reports, 20 July 2014

Using sociometers to quantify social interaction patterns
Yaniv Altshuler, Erez Shmueli, Guy Zyskind, Oren Lederman, Nuria Oliver, and Alex Pentland
Nature Scientific Reports, 15 July 2014

openPDS: Protecting the Privacy of Metadata through SafeAnswers
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Erez Shmueli, Samuel S. Wang, and Alex Pentland
PLOS One, 9 July 2014

Campaign Optimization Through Behavioral Modeling and Mobile Network Analysis     
Jukka-Pekka Onnela, Benjamin N. Waber, Alex Pentland, Sebastian Schnor, and David Lazer
IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, June 2014

Technologically sensed social exposure related to slow-wave sleep in healthy adults
Maryam Butt, Taha B M J Ouarda, Stuart F Quan, Alex Pentland, and Inas Khayal
Sleep and Breathing, 27 May 2014

Sensing, Understanding, and Shaping Social Behavior  
Erez Shmueli, Vivek K. Singh, Bruno Lepri, and Alex Pentland
IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, March 2014

Change in BMI Accurately Predicted by Social Exposure to Acquaintances
Rahman O. Oloritun, Taha B. M. J. Ouarda, Sai Moturu, Anmol Madan, Alex Pentland, and Inas Khayal
PLOS One, 20 November 2013

The Social Amplifier—Reaction of Human Communities to Emergencies
Yaniv Altshuler, Michael Fire, Erez Shmueli, Yuval Elovici, Alfred Bruckstein, Alex Pentland, and David Lazer
Journal of Statistical Physics, 2 July 2013

Urban characteristics attributable to density-driven tie formation
Wei Pan, Gourab Ghoshal, Coco Krumme, Manuel Cebrian, and Alex Pentland
Nature Communications, 4 June 2013

Inducing Peer Pressure to Promote Cooperation
Ankur Mani, Iyad Rahwan, and Alex Pentland
Nature Scientific Reports, 26 April 2013

The predictability of consumer visitation patterns
Coco Krumme, Alejandro Llorente, Manuel Cebrian, Alex Pentland, and Esteban Moro
Nature Scientific Reports, 18 April 2013

Limits of social mobilization
Alex Rutherford, Manuel Cebrian, Sohan Dsouza, Esteban Moro, Alex Pentland, and Iyad Rahwan
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 16 April 2013

Quantifying Short-Term Dynamics of Parkinson’s Disease Using Self-Reported Symptom Data From an Internet Social Network
Max Little, Paul Wicks, Timothy Vaughan, and Alex Pentland
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24 January 2013

A planetary nervous system for social mining and collective awareness
F. Giannotti, D. Pedreschi, A. Pentland, P. Lukowicz, D. Kossmann, J. Crowley, and D. Helbing
The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 5 December 2012

Quantifying Social Influence in an Online Cultural Market
Coco Krumme, Manuel Cebrian, Galen Pickard, and Alex Pentland
PLOS One, 9 May 2012

Society's Nervous System: Building Effective Government, Energy, and Public Health Systems
Alex Pentland
Computer, 6 October 2011

Sensor-based organisational design and engineering
Daniel Olguin-Olguin and Alex Pentland
International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, 14 September 2010

Introduction to the Special Issue on Signal and Information Processing for Social Networks
K. J. Ray Liu, Herve Bourlard, Vikram Krishnamurthy, Alex Pentland, and Stephen Wicker
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, August 2010

Measuring the Collective Potential of Populations From Dynamic Social Interaction Data
Manuel Cebrian, Mayank Lahiri, Nuria Oliver, and Alex Pentland
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 14 June 2010

Reply to adams: Multi-dimensional edge inference
Nathan Eagle, Aaron Clauset, Alex Pentland, and David Lazer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2 March 2000

 

Other Recent Conference Publications

Adaptive Methods for Real-World Domain Generalization
Abhimanyu Dubey, Vignesh Ramanathan, Alex Pentland, and Dhruv Mahajan
Presented at IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2021

Future Directions for Regulated Private Wallets and VASP Trust Infrastructures
Thomas Hardjono
Presented at IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC) 2021

No-Regret Algorithms for Private Gaussian Process Bandit Optimization
Abhimanyu Dubey
Presented at International Conference on  Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) 2021

A Neural-Symbolic Approach for User Mental Modeling: A Step Towards Building Exchangeable Identities
Hossein Rahnama, Marjan Alirezaie, and Alex Pentland
Presented at AAAI Spring Symposium on Combining Machine Learning and Knowledge Engineering (AAAI-MAKE) 2021

Differentially-Private Federated Linear Bandits
Abhimanyu Dubey and Alex Pentland
Presented at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2020 

A Contract Service Provider Model for Virtual Assets
Thomas Hardjono, Alexander Lipton, and Alex Pentland
Presented at P2P Financial Systems International Workshop (P2PFISY) 2020

ERC20 Transactions over Ethereum Blockchain: Network Analysis and Predictions
Shahar Somin, Goren Gordon, Alex Pentland, Erez Shmueli, and Yaniv Altshuler
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2020 

Development of Trust Infrastructures for Virtual Asset Service Providers
Thomas Hardjono
Presented at European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2020

Foundational Oracle Patterns: Connecting Blockchain to the Off-Chain World
Roman Mühlberger, Stefan Bachhofner, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Claudio Di Ciccio, Ingo Weber, Maximilian Wöhrer, and Uwe Zdun
Presented at International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM) 2020

Learning Quadratic Games on Networks
Yan Leng, Xiaowen Dong, Junfeng Wu, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020

Cooperative Multi-Agent Bandits with Heavy Tails
Abhimanyu Dubey and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020

Kernel Methods for Cooperative Multi-Agent Contextual Bandits
Abhimanyu Dubey and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020

A Systematic Media Frame Analysis of 1.5 Million New York Times Articles from 2000 to 2017
Haewoon Kwak, Jisun An, and Yong-Yeol Ahn
Presented at International ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci) 2020

Proposal for a Comprehensive (Crypto) Asset Taxonomy
Thomas Ankenbrand, Denis Bieri, Roland Cortivo, Johannes Hoehener, and Thomas Hardjono
Presented at Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology (CVCBT) 2020

An Exploratory Visual Analytics Tool for Multivariate Dynamic Networks
Hasan Alp Boz, Mohsen Bahrami, Yoshihiko Suhara, Burcin Bozkaya, and Selim Balcisoy
Presented at International EuroVis Workshop on Visual Analytics (EuroVA) 2020

Private and Byzantine-Proof Cooperative Decision-Making
Abhimanyu Dubey and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) 2020 

Leveraging Communication Topologies Between Learning Agents in Deep Reinforcement Learning
Dhaval Adjodah, Dan Calacci, Abhimanyu Dubey, Anirudh Goyal, P. M. Krafft, Esteban Moro, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) 2020

Privacy-Preserving Claims Exchange Networks for Virtual Asset Service Providers
Thomas Hardjono, Alexander Lipton, and Alex Pentland
Presented at IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC)) 2020

Will the Crowd Game the Algorithm? Using Layperson Judgments to Combat Misinformation on Social Media by Downranking Distrusted Sources
Ziv Epstein, Gordon Pennycook, and David Rand
Presented at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2020 

Fair Enough: Improving Fairness in Budget-Constrained Decision Making Using Confidence Thresholds
Michiel Bakker, Humberto Riveron Valdes, Duy Patrick Tu, Krishna P. Gummadi, Kush R. Varshney, Adrian Weller, and Alex Pentland
Presented at AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2020 in New York

Algorithmic Targeting of Social Policies: Fairness, Accuracy, and Distributed Governance​ 
Alejandro Noriega-Campero, Bernardo  Garcia-Bulle, Luis Fernando Cantu, Michiel A Bakker, Luis Tejerina, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency Conference (ACM FAT) 2020 in Barcelona

Thompson Sampling on Symmetric α-Stable Bandits
Abhimanyu Dubey and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2019 in Macao

Sherlock: A Deep Learning Approach to Semantic Data Type Detection
Madelon Hulsebos, Kevin  Hu, Michiel A Bakker, Emanuel Zgraggen, Arvind Satyanarayan,Tim Kraska, Çağatay Demiralp, and César Augusto Hidalgo
Presented at ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD) 2019 in Anchorage

On Fairness in Budget-Constrained Decision Making
Michiel A. Bakker, Alejandro Noriega-Campero, Duy Patrick Tu, Prasanna Sattigeri, Kush Varshney, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD) 2019 in Anchorage

Fair, Stable Exchange Networks through Quenched Merchant Location and Idiosyncratic Trading Costs
Nate Dwyer, Sandro Lera, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Active Fairness in Algorithmic Decision-Making
Alejandro Noriega Campero, Michiel A. Bakker, Bernardo Garcia Bulle, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Does Prosocial Contagion Increase Inequality? A Large-Scale Online Field Experiment
Yuan Yuan, Dean Eckles, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Individuals Can Hide Their Own Relationships from Link Prediction Algorithms 
Marcin Waniek, Kai Zhou, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Esteban Moro, Tomasz P. Michalak, and Talal Rahwan
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Founders Dynamics: Interpersonal Relationships and Between-Team Interaction in Early Startups
Oren Lederman, Alfredo Morales, Dan Calacci, Fiona Murray, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Cheap Signals, Trade, and Costly Consequences
Isabella Loaiza, Morgan R. Frank, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Industrial Topics in Urban Labor System
Hee Youn Kwon, Lijun Sun, Morgan R. Frank, Hyejin Youn, Cesar Hidalgo, and Iyad Rahwan
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

The hidden constraints on worker mobility: how workplace skills determine a worker's next move
Morgan R. Frank, Esteban Moro, Alex Rutherford, and Iyad Rahwan
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Patents as a proxy for technological impact on the future of work
Benjamin Meindl, Morgan R. Frank, and Joana Mendonca
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Measuring heterogeneous social influence within and across homophilous communities
Yan Leng, Tara Sowrirajan, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Universal resilience of labor markets
Esteban Moro, Morgan R. Frank, Alex Rutherford, Manuel Cebrian, and Iyad Rahwan
Presented at International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2) 2019 in Amsterdam

Communication Patterns and Performance in Early Startups
Oren Lederman, Daniel C. Fehder, Alfredo Morales, Fiona Murray, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulationation (SBP-BRiMS) 2019 in Washington DC

Measuring fine-grained multidimensional integration using mobile phone metadata: the case of Syrian refugees in Turkey
Michiel A. Bakker, et al.
Presented at NetMob (NetMob) 2019 in Oxford 

Economical Segregation of Encounter Networks in cities
Esteban Moro, Dan Calacci, Xiaowen Dong, and Alex Pentland
Presented at NetMob (NetMob) 2019 in Oxford 

The tradeoff between the utility and risk of location data and implications for public good
Dan Calacci, Alex Berke, Kent Larson, and Alex Pentland
Presented at Connected Life: Data & Disorder Conference (Connected Life) 2019 at the Oxford Internet Institute

Defense Against Adversarial Images using Web-Scale Nearest-Neighbor Search
Abhimanyu Dubey, Laurens van der Maaten, Zeki Yalniz, Yixuan Li, and Dhruv Mahajan
Presented at IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2019 in Long Beach

Observing and Overcoming Dunbar Cognitive Limitations in Financial Networks using Bayesian Bots
Dhaval Adjodah, Peter Kraftt, Esteban Moro, and Alex Pentland
Presented at NetSci (NetSci) 2019 in Burlington

Beyond exposure: the complex pattern of social influence
Yan Leng, Xiaowen Dong, Esteban Moro,  and Alex Pentland
Presented at NetSci (NetSci) 2019 in Burlington

Urban Swarms: A new approach for autonomous waste management
Antonio Luca Alfeo, et al.
Presented at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019 in Montreal

Reducing leakage in distributed deep learning for sensitive health data
Praneeth Vepakomma, Otkrist Gupta, Abhimanyu Dubey, and Ramesh Raskar.
Presented at International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2019 in New Orleans

VizNet: Towards A Large-Scale Visualization Learning and Benchmarking Repository
Kevin Hu, et al.
Presented at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019 in Glasgow

VizML: A Machine Learning Approach to Visualization Recommendation
Kevin Hu, Michiel A Bakker, Stephen Li, Tim Kraska, and César Hidalgo
Presented at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019 in Glasgow

Detecting Permanent and Intermittent Purchase Hotspots via Computational Stigmergy
Antonio L. Alfeo, Mario G. C. A. Cimino, Bruno Lepri, Alex Pentland, and Gigliola Vaglini
Presented at International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAMI) 2019 in Prague

Active Fairness in Algorithmic Decision Making
Alejandro Noriega-Campero, Michiel A. Bakker, Bernardo Garcia-Bulle, and Alex Pentland
Presented at AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society (AIES) 2019 in Honolulu

Grex: A Decentralized Hive Mind
Alex Khawalid, Dan Acristinii, Hans van Toor, and Eduardo Castelló Ferrer
Presented at Symposium on Blockchain for Robotics and AI Systems  2018 in Cambridge

Robotic Services for New Paradigm Smart Cities Based on Decentralized Technologies
Aleksandr Kapitonov, Sergey Lonshakov, Ivan Berman, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Fabio P Bonsignorio, Vitaly Bulatov, and Aleksandr Svistov
Presented at Symposium on Blockchain for Robotics and AI Systems  2018 in Cambridge

Evaluating Generative Adversarial Networks on Explicitly Parameterized Distributions
Shayne O’Brien, Matt Groh, and Abhimanyu Dubey
Presented at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2018 in Montréal

Maximum Entropy Fine-Grained Classification
Abhimanyu Dubey, Otkrist Gupta, Ramesh Raskar, and Nikhil Naik
Presented at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2018 in Montréal

Symbolic Relation Networks for Reinforcement Learning
Dhaval Adjodah,Tim Klinger, and Joshua Joseph
Presented at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2018 in Montréal

GINA: Group Gender Identification Using Privacy-Sensitive Audio Data
Jiaxing Shen, Oren Lederman, Jiannong Cao, Florian Berg, Shaojie Tang, and Alex Pentland
Presented at IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) 2018 in Singapore

The Blockchain: A New Framework for Robotic Swarm Systems
Eduardo Castelló Ferrer
Presented at Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018 in Vancouver

A Wearable General-Purpose Solution for Human-Swarm Interaction
Eduardo Castelló Ferrer
Presented at Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018 in Vancouver

Personal Food Computer: A New Device for Controlled-Environment Agriculture
Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Jake Rye, Gordon Brander, Tim Savas, Douglas Chambers, Hildreth England, and Caleb Harper
Presented at Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018 in Vancouver

ScamCoins, S*** Posters, and the Search for the Next BitcoinTM: Collective Sensemaking in Cryptocurrency Discussions
Eaman Jahani, Peter M. Krafft, Yoshihiko Suhara, Esteban Moro, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2018 in New York

Algorithmic Fairness and Efficiency in Targeting Social Welfare Programs at Scale 
Alejandro Noriega, Bernardo Garcia-Bulle,  Luis Tejerina, and Alex Pentland
Presented at Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2018 in New York 

Coreset-Based Neural Network Compression
Abhimanyu Dubey, Moitreya Chatterjee, and Narendra Ahuja
Presented at European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2018 in Munich

 Pairwise Confusion for Fine-Grained Visual Classification
Abhimanyu Dubey, Otkrist Gupta, Pei Guo, Ramesh Raskar, Ryan Farrell, and Nikhil Naik
Presented at European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2018 in Munich

BASIC: Towards a Blockchained Agent-Based SImulator for Cities​ 
Luana Marrocco, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Antonio Bucchiarone, Arnaud Grignard, Luis Alonso, Kent Larson, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Workshop on Massively Multiagent Systems (MMAS) 2018 in Stockholm

TuringBox: An Experimental Platform for the Evaluation of AI Systems
Ziv Epstein et al.
Presented at International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2018 in Stockholm

Managing Byzantine Robots via Blockchain Technology in a Swarm Robotics Collective Decision Making Scenario
Volker Strobel, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, and Marco Dorigo
Presented at International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) 2018 in Stockholm

Patterns of Interaction Predict Social Role in Online Learning 
Huaiyi Sun, Dan Calacci, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2018 in Washington DC

MemeSequencer: Sparse Matching for Embedding Image Macros
Abhimanyu Dubey, Esteban Moro, Manuel Cebrian, and Iyad Rahwan
Presented at The Web Conference (WebConf) 2018 in Lyon

An Experimental Study of Cryptocurrency Market Dynamics
Peter M Krafft, Nicolas Della Penna, and Alex Pentland
Presented at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2018 in Montréal

RoboChain: A Secure Data-Sharing Framework for Human-Robot Interaction
Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Ognjen Rudovic, Thomas Hardjono, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine (eTELEMED) 2018 in Rome

Wild Animals in Daily Life
Remo Manuel Frey, Gabriel A. Miller, Alexander Ilic, Elgar Fleisch, and Alex Pentland.
Presented at International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2017 in Seoul

 Regularizing Prediction Entropy Enhances Deep Learning with Limited Data​
Abhimanyu Dubey, Otkrist Gupta, Ramesh Raskar, Iyad Rahwan, and Nikhil Naik
Presented at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2017 in Long Beach

Modeling Image Virality with Pairwise Spatial Transformer Networks
Abhimanyu Dubey and Sumeet Agarwal
Presented at ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM) 2017 in Mountain View

Towards Real-Time Prediction of Unemployment and Profession
Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Bjørn-Atle Reme, Eaman Jahani, and Erik Wetter
Presented at International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2017 in Oxford

Differential Network Effects on Economic Outcomes: A Structural Perspective
Eaman Jahani, Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, and Esteban Moro  
Presented at International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2017 in Oxford

Proposal of GDTC model for global communication on enterprise portal​
Yoshimasa Masuda, Seiko Shirasaka, Shuichiro Yamamoto, andThomas Hardjono
Presented at International Conference on Knowledge Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems (KES) 2017 in Marseille

Synergistic data-driven travel demand management based on phone records  
Yan Leng, Larry Rudolph, Jinhua Zhao, Haris N. Koutsopolous, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD) 2017 in Halifax

Risk Management for Digital Transformation in Architecture Board: A Case Study on Global Enterprise
Yoshimasa Masuda, Seiko Shirasaka, Shuichiro Yamamoto, and Thomas Hardjono  
Presented at IIAI International Congress on Advanced Applied Informatics (IIAI-AAI) 2017 in Hamamatsu

Improving individual predictions using social networks assortativity
Dounia Mulders, Cyril de Bodt, Johannes Bjelland, Alex Pentland, Michel Verleysen, and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
Presented at International Workshop on Self-Organizing Maps and Learning Vector Quantization, Clustering and Data Visualization (WSOM) 2017 in Nancy

Secure Sharing of Geospatial Wildlife Data
Remo Manuel Frey, Thomas Hardjono, Christian Smith, Keeley Erhardt, and Alex  Pentland.
Presented at International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Managing and Mining Enriched Geo-Spatial Data (GeoRich) 2017 in Chicago

Centralized, Parallel, and Distributed Information Processing during Collective Sensemaking
Peter Krafft, Kaitlyn Zhou, Isabelle Edwards, Kate Starbird, and Emma S. Spiro
Presented at ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2017 in Denver

DeepMood: Forecasting Depressed Mood Based on Self-Reported Histories via Recurrent Neural Networks
Yoshihiko Suhara, Yinzhan Xu, and Alex Pentland    
Presented at International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2017 in Perth

Bots as Virtual Confederates: Design and Ethics
Peter M. Krafft, Michael Macy, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2017 in Portland

Twitter Session Analytics: Profiling Users’ Short-Term Behavioral Changes
Farshad Kooti, Esteban Moro, and Kristina Lermant
Presented at International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2016 in Bellevue

Inferring Population Preferences via Mixtures of Spatial Voting Models
Alison Nahm, Alex Pentland, and Peter Krafft
Presented at International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2016 in Bellevue

Mobile Communication Signatures of Unemployment
Abdullah Almaatouq, Francisco Prieto-Castrillo, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2016 in Bellevue

Managing travel demand: Location recommendation for system efficiency based on mobile phone data
Larry Rudolph, Alex Pentland, Jinhua Zhao, Haris N. Koutsopolous, and Yan Leng
Presented at Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2016 in New York 

Analysis of Tourism Dynamics and Special Events through Mobile Phone Metadata
Alejandro Noriaga, Alex Pentland, Ira Winder, Nina Lutz, Yan Leng, and Luis Alonso
Presented at Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2016 in New York 

Breakout: An Open Measurement and Intervention Tool for Distributed Peer Learning Groups
Dan Calacci, Oren Lederman, David Shrier, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2016 in Washington DC

Open Badges: A Low-Cost Toolkit for Measuring Team Communication and Dynamics
Oren Lederman, Dan Calacci, Angus MacMullen, Daniel C. Fehder, Fiona E. Murray, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2016 in Washington DC

Electricity Demand and Population Dynamics Prediction from Mobile Phone Metadata
Brian Wheatman, Alejandro Noriega, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2016 in Washington DC

The Role of Reciprocity and Directionality of Friendship Ties in Promoting Behavioral Change
Abdullah Almaatouq, Laura Radaelli, Alex Pentland, and Erez Shmueli
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) 2016 in Washington DC

Cloud-Based Commissioning of Constrained Devices using Permissioned Blockchains
Thomas Hardjono and Ned Smith
Presented at International Workshop on IoT Privacy, Trust, and Security (IoTPTS) 2016 in Xi'an

Sequential Voting Promotes Collective Discovery in Social Recommendation Systems
L. Elisa Celis, Peter M. Krafft, and Nathan Kobe
Presented at International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) 2016 in Cologne

Modeling Human Ad Hoc Coordination
Peter M. Krafft, Chris L. Baker, Alex “Sandy” Pentland, and Joshua B. Tenenbaum
Presented at AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2016 in Phoenix

Deep Learning Applied to Mobile Phone Data for Individual Income Classification
Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Bjørn-Atle Reme, Asif M.Iqbal, and Eaman Jahani  
Presented at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Technologies and Applications (ICAITA) 2016 in Bangkok

Emergent Collective Sensing in Human Groups
Peter M. Krafft, Robert X.D. Hawkins, Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Noah D. Goodman, andJoshua B. Tenenbaum 
Presented at Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2015 in Pasadena

Decentralizing Privacy: Using Blockchain to Protect Personal Data
Guy Zyskind, Oz Nathan, and Alex Sandy Pentland     
Presented at IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP) 2015 in San Jose

Once Upon a Crime: Towards Crime Prediction from Demographics and Mobile Data
Andrey Bogomolov, Bruno Lepri, Jacopo Staiano, Nuria Oliver, Fabio Pianesi, and Alex Pentland    
Presented aInternational Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2014 in Istanbul

Wired to Connect: Analyzing Human Communication and Information Sharing Behavior during Extreme Events
Faisal Aleissa, Riyadh Alnasser, Abdullah Almaatouq, Kamran Jamshaid, Fahad Alhasoun, and Anas Alfaris
Presented at KDD Workshop on Learning about Emergencies from Social Information (KDD-LESI) 2014 in New York City

Twitter: who gets caught? observed trends in social micro-blogging spam
Abdullah Almaatouq, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, Mariam Nouh, Erez Shmueli, Mansour Alsaleh, Vivek K. Singh, Abdulrahman Alarifi, Anas Alfaris, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci) 2014 in Bloomington

Big Data-Driven Marketing: How Machine Learning Outperforms Marketers’ Gut-Feeling
Pål Sundsøy, Johannes Bjelland, Asif M. Iqbal, Alex Pentland, and Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP) 2014 in Washington, DC

A Malicious Activity Detection System Utilizing Predictive Modeling in Complex Environments
Abdullah Almaatouq, Ahmad Alabdulkareem, Mariam Nouh, Mansour Alsaleh, Abdulrahman Alarifi, Abel Sanchez, Anas Alfaris, and John Williams
Presented at IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) 2014 in Las Vegas

Situation fencing: making geo-fencing personal and dynamic
Siripen Pongpaichet, Vivek K. Singh, Ramesh Jain, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM International Workshop on Personal Data Meets Distributed Multimedia (PDM) 2013 in Barcelona

Predicting Spending Behavior Using Socio-mobile Features
Vivek K. Singh, Laura Freeman, Bruno Lepri, and Alex Sandy Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Friends don't lie: inferring personality traits from social network structure
Jacopo Staiano, Bruno Lepri, Nadav Aharony, Fabio Pianesi, Nicu Sebe, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) 2012 in Pittsburg

Identifying Close Friendships in a Sensed Social Network
Rahman O. Olorituna, Anmol Madan, Alex Pentland, and Inas Khayal
Presented at Conference on Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA) 2012 in Zurich

Decoding Social Influence and the Wisdom of the Crowd in Financial Trading Network
Wei Pan,Yaniv Altshuler, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and International Confernece on Social Computing (SocialCom/PASSAT) 2012 in Amsterdam

Automatic Prediction Of Small Group Performance In Information Sharing Tasks
Wen Dong, Bruno Lepri, and Alex Pentland
Presented at Collective Intelligence Conference (CI) 2012 in Cambridge

How Many Makes a Crowd? On the Evolution of Learning as a Factor of Community Coverage
Yaniv Altshuler, Michael Fire, Nadav Aharony,Yuval Elovici, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP) 2012 in College Park

Modeling Infection with Multi-agent Dynamics
Wen Dong, Katherine Heller, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP) 2012 in College Park

Trends Prediction Using Social Diffusion Models
Yaniv Altshuler, Wei Pan, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP) 2012 in College Park

The social fMRI: measuring, understanding, and designing social mechanisms in the real world
Nadav Aharony, Wei Pan, Cory Ip, Inas Khayal, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) 2011 in Beijing

Composite Social Network for Predicting Mobile Apps Installation
Wei Pan, Nadav Aharony, and Alex Pentland
Presented at AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2011 in San Francisco

Pervasive Sensing to Model Political Opinions in Face-to-Face Networks
Anmol Madan, Katayoun Farrahi, Daniel Gatica-Perez, and Alex Pentland
Presented at International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive) 2011 in San Francisco

Social sensing: obesity, unhealthy eating and exercise in face-to-face networks
Anmol Madan, Sai T. Moturu, David Lazer, and Alex Pentland
Presented at Wireless Health (WH) 2010 in San Diego

Social sensing for epidemiological behavior change
Anmol Madan, Manuel Cebrian, David Lazer, and Alex Pentland
Presented at ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) 2010 in Copenhagen

Analyzing the Flow of Knowledge with Sociometric Badges
Kai Fischbach, Peter A. Gloor, Casper Lassenius, Daniel Olguin Olguin, Alex Pentland, Johannes Putzke, and Detlef Schoder
Presented at International Conference on Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) 2009 in Savannah